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太阳能触手可及

Increased incentives for income-qualified households

Rooftop solar can help you lower your energy bills in a big way, 而且,它可能比你想象的更实惠. 太阳能触手可及 makes going solar more affordable for income-qualified households. With increased cash incentives and a federal energy tax credit, 用太阳能给你的家供电可能是触手可及的.

  1. 建立你的资格.

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    You ​must be an Oregon customer of 波特兰通用电气 or 太平洋大国, working with an Energy Trust solar trade ally contractor participating with 太阳能触手可及, and meet income qualification requirements to be eligible for incentives. 查看“Details”选项卡十大菠菜靠谱平台信息.

  2. Get proposals from Energy Trust solar trade ally contractors eligible to provide 太阳能触手可及 incentives

    To qualify for this increased income qualified incentive, your system must be installed by an approved solar trade ally eligible to offer the 太阳能触手可及 incentive. Submit your information and Energy Trust can connect you with qualified trade ally contractors in your area.

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  3. 在你选择一个承包商之后, they will ask you to sign an incentive application and Income Verification form to confirm your eligibility.

    Your contractor will handle all the paperwork for your system, 并提交你的收入证明表格, 在安装之前. Your Energy Trust cash incentive will be applied to the cost of your solar installation upfront—like a coupon—reducing the amount you pay your contractor.

  4. 您的系统已安装并验证

    Energy Trust helps protect your investment by reviewing the plans for your system before construction. Once it’s complete, we also verify that it met our rigorous technical standards. In many cases, we will stop by in person to verify your system was installed properly.

  5. 当你报税时申请你的税收抵免.

    要求你的 联邦税收抵免 当你报税时.

In addition to the eligibility requirements listed in the 步骤 tab, to participate you must own and live in a single-family home, 生产家, 水上房屋, 公寓 or multifamily residence that is either an attached side-by-side unit or a duplex, 三层或四套公寓十大菠菜靠谱平台楼. You must also meet Energy Trust’s income qualifications listed below.

家庭规模最高年收入总额
1居民$55,610
2居民$72,722
3居民$89,832
4居民$106,944
5居民$124,056
6居民$141,166
7居民$144,374
8居民$147,582

注:收入包括所有工资毛额, 提示, 租金收入, 公共援助, 社会保险或养老金, 个体经营收入, 赡养费, interest or any other sources of income defined by the IRS income tax return for the previous tax year.

Your Energy Trust cash incentive amount depends on the size of your system and your electric utility.

实用程序 激励 需求
波特兰通用电气 $1.40 /瓦特

每户8400美元的最高奖励

太平洋大国 $0.70 /瓦特

每户最高奖励4200美元

Special qualification rules and restrictions apply. 激励 offers are subject to funding availability and may change at any time. 与承包商确认.

Note: Energy Trust provides technical assistance and financial incentives but does not develop, 销售或安装能源系统或设备. This work is done by independent businesses that are solely responsible for the quality and performance of their installations.

税收抵免

A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction of the income tax you owe. Federal tax credits are non-refundable, which means you must pay taxes in order to claim the credit.

Consult a tax professional to learn how tax credits and rules may apply to you. This information does not constitute tax advice and cannot be used to avoid tax penalties.

联邦能源税抵免: 占成本的30%, 在扣除能源信托激励后, of a solar electric system installed by December 31, 2019. For systems installed in 2020, the tax credit covers 26 percent of the cost. 这是你自己应得的荣誉. 视图 requirements and information on how to claim the tax credit.

Do I need multiple bids from a contractor for my solar projects?

No. Energy Trust does not require you to have multiple bids, but we strongly recommend it. 填写在线投标申请表 and we can connect you with 太阳能 Trade Ally contractors that offer the 太阳能触手可及 incentive.

Am I still eligible for other Energy Trust incentives if I participate in 太阳能触手可及?

是的. If you invest in additional energy-saving improvements, 你可以获得能源信托的其他奖励. 通过 储蓄触手可及, Energy Trust offers increased incentives for income-qualified customers who make energy-efficiency improvements to their home. However, each energy improvement is eligible for only one incentive.

How do I determine my household’s gross annual income to see if I qualify for 太阳能触手可及?

Your gross annual income is the total amount currently earned annually by all household members before taxes and deductions. 收入包括所有的工资总额, 提示, 租金收入, 公共援助, 社会保险或养老金, 个体经营收入, 赡养费, or any other sources of income defined by the IRS income tax return.

谁算我家的居民?

Anyone reported as a member of your household on the IRS income tax return for the previous tax year.

Do I need to live in the home in order to qualify for 太阳能触手可及?

是的, 房主必须占据独栋十大菠菜靠谱平台, 生产家, 水上房屋, 公寓, townhome, or multifamily unit in order to qualify for 太阳能触手可及 incentives.

问题?

1点钟给我们打电话.866.368.7878 with income qualification questions or for more information regarding 太阳能触手可及.