Mississippi - Energy tax credit, solar rebates and incentives

Mississippi Renewable and Solar Energy Incentives

Generation Partners Program – TVA (Residential/Commercial)

The Tennessee Valley Authority along with affiliated utility companies grant a power generation incentive for homeowners and commercial businesses that utilize renewable energy systems.

Energy Investment Loan Program (Commercial)

The state of Mississippi offers loans at low-interest rates for commercial businesses that seek renewable energy systems and/or energy-efficient technologies.

Utility-Sponsored Rebate and Loan Programs (Residential/Commercial)

There are various rebate and loan programs that are offered through utility companies in Mississippi for both residential and commercial customers.

Federal Energy Tax Credit (Residential/Commercial)

Taxpayers are granted an energy tax credit of 30% of the total expenses, which include installation of residential or commercial solar panel (PV) systems, solar thermal systems, fuel cells and labor expenses.  Residential wind energy installations and geothermal pumps are also subject to a tax exemption.  

Federal Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Residential)

Energy-Efficient Mortgages (Residential)

Example: 4KW System – Residential Installation Cost

Average Electric Bill: $250/mo
Projected Annual Bill Escalation: 5%
Cost Per Watt: $6.50

- Estimated System Cost: $26,000
- Federal/State Tax Credit: $7,800
- State/Utility Rebate: $0
- Net Cost: $18,200
- Cumulative Lifetime Savings (25 Years): $13,907
- Investment Return: 1.3%

Savings of 30% on the total cost of your solar system through incentives (If part of TVA feed-in tariff program payback is markedly better)

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