Friday, October 7, 2016

Incentive for buying solar, Foster City

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San Mateo County Journal, 10/5/16, "Foster City has $200K for residents who install solar."

"The Foster City Council authorized $200,000 of rebates for residents who install solar photovoltaic technology on their homes, city officials said Monday. 

Each household that installs the technology is eligible for a $1,000 rebate on a first-come, first-served basis, until the funding source is exhausted. Only resident-owned systems are eligible for the funding, city officials said. .... "

Reference, State of California/Go Solar.  Go Solar Updated Handbooks, pdfs (lots of pages), and other resource links. (General: tax credits for solar system purchase, and frequently asked questions (FAQ).  Government!  If interested in moving forward with solar, it might be easier to call your accountant for tax credit answers.  

Related, solar vendor information.  Greentech Media/David Jeffries/Sierra Nevada Solar, 3/9/15, "A comprehensive Guide to Rebates and Tax Credits Under the California Solar Initiative." "Most people who look into going solar know about the 30 percent federal Investment Tax Credit. But many don't know that there are more than 100 different solar tax credits, rebates and incentives in the state of California." Sungevity, "Go solar with Sungevity in October and get $1,000 off... special offer ends 10/31/16."    Note photograph from Northwest SEED, Crosscut Foundation/WA/Martha Baskin, 2/13/13, "Won't you be my solar-panel-buying neighbor?" 

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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