Financing

Financing methods, models, and mechanisms for developing and installing solar projects.

The 30% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for residential and commercial solar systems will expire on December 31, 2016, after which the ITC credit drops to 10% for commercial systems and is eliminated for residential systems. The federal tax policy is...
Two federal tax policies, the 30 percent Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and the 5-year Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS), have underpinned the solar industry’s remarkable growth over the past few years.   Investment Tax Credit (ITC)
The three most recent major tax reform proposals offered in Congress could increase solar system installation prices by as much as 58 percent as compared to the current tax regime.
Bottom Line: leasing is better if it's allowed in the your state and you do not have money to pay the upfront cost of the solar panels. Ownership is better if you want to realize greater returns on your solar system over its lifetime and don't need...