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The What’s & How’s of Solar Incentives

National Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC). A homeowner who buys a solar panel system is entitled to a tax credit of the total cost of that system. You can wipe out your entire tax bill! You can take the credit over multiple years. The federal tax credit is available through the end of 2019.

Illinois incentives: For residential, 30% Federal Tax Credit and 30% – 40% from Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) under the Adjustable Block Program. For commercial, 30% Federal Tax Credit, and up to $4000 for unshaded south facing roofs. 100% Bonus Depreciation in Year 1. 30% – 40% from Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) under the Adjustable Block Program.

RESIDENTIAL

30% Federal Tax Credit for all customers
30% – 40% from Renewable Energy Credits under the Adjustable Block Program*

COMMERCIAL

30% Federal Tax Credit
Up to $4000 for unshaded south facing roofs through Focus on Energy
100% Bonus Depreciation in Year 1
30% – 40% from Renewable Energy Credits under the Adjustable Block Program*

YOU CAN GET UP TO 70% OF THE COST CREDITED BACK!

*Adjustable Block Program: The Adjustable Block Program will offer a set price for purchase of Renewable Energy Credits (“RECs”) via 15-year contracts from qualifying projects, and the price will be adjusted for successive volumetric blocks (hence the “adjustable block” name).

For systems under 10 kW, the entire incentive will be paid up front, covering approximately 30 – 40% of the system costs.

RESIDENTIAL

30% Federal Tax Credit for all customers
Up to $2000 for unshaded, south facing roofs through Focus on Energy*

COMMERCIAL

30% Federal Tax Credit
Up to $4000 for unshaded south facing roofs through Focus on Energy**
100% Bonus Depreciation in Year 1

YOU CAN GET UP TO 50% OF THE COST CREDITED BACK!

*Focus on Energy – For south-facing homes, Focus on Energy provides up to $2,000 in cash as soon as your system is installed.

**Focus on Energy Business – For businesses, Focus on Energy offers $4,000  towards the cost of your system.

RESIDENTIAL

30% Federal Tax Credit for all customers
Up to $2000 for unshaded, south facing roofs through Focus on Energy*

COMMERCIAL

30% Federal Tax Credit
Up to $4000 for unshaded south facing roofs through Focus on Energy**
100% Bonus Depreciation in Year 1

YOU CAN GET UP TO 50% OF THE COST CREDITED BACK!

*Focus on Energy – For south-facing homes, Focus on Energy provides up to $2,000 in cash as soon as your system is installed.

**Focus on Energy Business – For businesses, Focus on Energy offers $4,000  towards the cost of your system.

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