It’s not science fiction, it’s science fact -
you can power your home with the sun!
We offer complete Solar Electric and Solar Hot Water installations. Our trained professionals will walk you through the entire process of choosing and installing a solar renewable energy system that meets your needs and your budget. We take care of installation, permitting, grid connection, rebates and service.
The average American home produces about 10,000 lbs of carbon dioxide a year. The energy we use in our homes is responsible for more greenhouse emissions than driving our cars. Solar energy systems are environmentally friendly, save you money on your energy bills, and will help you take control of your energy costs.
New York State PV Rebate
$0.40 per watt up to 25 kilowatts (maximum rebate of $12,500) of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) system per site/meter.
New York State Tax Credit
25% of installed costs for solar PV and solar hot water systems (each) capped at $5,000
Federal Tax Credit
30% of the installed costs for a solar PV system and hot water system (the 30% is calculated from the after-NYSERDA rebate cost ).
Property Tax Exemption
There is a 15-year exemption for any increase in the assessed value of your property as a result of installing renewable energy upgrades.
Solar Sales Tax Exemption
All sales and installation costs on solar PV and solar hot water systems are exempt from state sales tax (4%). Some counties are also exempt from sales tax.
New York Net Metering
According to the “Solar Choice Act of 1997”, all NY electrical utilities must buy back any excess electricity that a residential solar PV system produces and compensate the owner of that system.
What is an Incentive?
Incentives are created to encourage homeowners to invest in renewable energy systems and insulation by bringing down the cost by offering rebates, grants, tax credits and other programs. We’ve listed some of the incentives for renewable energy systems available from the Federal government and New York State. To see a complete list of incentives for New York and other states please visit www.dsireusa.org.
New Financing Options:
The New York State Energy Research Development Agency (NYSERDA) has a program to help homeowners finance solar photovoltaic systems, called On Bill Recovery Financing. Advantages of using On Bill Recovery Financing include:
Call us for more details on this program.
Manufacturing, Consulting, Inspiration
343 Route 295
Chatham, NY 12037
T: 518.392.4000 F: 518.392.8191