Generous state rebates, 5 year Accelerated Depreciation and Federal Tax Credits combine to provide immediate positive cash flow for most commercial solar power installations in the very first year. It depends on careful system design, rebate and incentive programs for your situation, and the size of your monthly electric bill. In order to maximize your savings from a solar energy system it is necessary to do an analysis of the solar exposure of your site, consider the applicable module mounting and electrical interconnection issues, and evaluate available electric rate plans. The financial, environmental and lifestyle benefits of a well-designed solar power system are compelling -- solar power energy systems are one of the best home and business investments you can make.
Financing, Rebates and Tax Credits Can Pay 100% of Solar Energy System Costs
Business and home offices benefit directly from the 30% Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit and 5 Year Accelerated Depreciation. In most states, installation costs of a solar energy systems do not affect the assessed value of your property -- and purchase is exempt from sales tax. The environmental benefits alone make installing a solar power system one of the best things you can do as a good corporate citizen.
Home Owners are still the majority consumer in the solar industry. The independence and stability of solar are primary reasons people get solar electric systems for their home. Unforeseen, Uncontrollable, Unnecessary outages, rate hikes, and blackouts concern the general public, encouraging proactive individuals to make progressive change. There are few things one person can do to invoke change to their environment. The single act of “Going Solar” will create a beneficial change through so many avenues the “Environmental Benefits” have a monetary value. That value is called a “Renewable Energy Credit” (REC) and they are worth money.
The Californian Farmer has been a pioneer and leading example for farmers nationwide interested in “Going Solar”. Using solar to offset your electricity usage is most important, but systems can be used for multiple purpose. Arrays of panels have been used as wind breakers, shade awnings, vehicle ports, and there are systems in which semi translucent panels would work well in Green House applications. We can create a system that works in more than one way for you.