Monday, December 8, 2008

Now you see it, now you don't -- CT's solar rebate fund goes broke

CT has run out of money for residential solar subsidies. The rebate program, which offered rebates of up to 30% of the installed cost, may be shuttered until 2010. The solar leasing program, however, will remain in effect, as will a federal tax rebate program of up to 30% of installed cost.

Read more here (Business New Haven)
Solar leasing program here (CCEF)
Federal tax incentives here -- 41 page pdf (SEIA)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A coalition of groups including Clean Water Action and Environment Connecticut are coming together to fix this and keep the CT solar industry going.

There's also a state solar task force looking at similar issues that has a report due in Feb '09.