Cost, Incentives, and Taxes

Cost, Incentives, and Taxes

This section focuses on the financial topics of going solar, so you can decide if solar is the right investment for you.

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PSE Extends Net Metering

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) has extended net metering to Customers that have applied until December 31, 2025, or when a replacement is in place for new Customers

Is Solar a Good Investment?

Many people ask us, Is Solar a Good Investment? The short answer is Yes! Find out why solar is one of the most secure investments you can make.

Solar Income Tax Credit Extended Through 2034!

Exciting news for those who want to go solar. The Solar ITC was extended through 2034, and increased to 30% through 2032.

Claiming the Solar Tax Credit for Your New Roof

Some solar companies say you can include the cost of your new roof when claiming the federal solar tax credit. But that advice could end you up in hot water.

Solar System Payback

You often hear people talking about solar system payback. But how long it takes to recoup your upfront cost of solar doesn’t tell the whole story.

How Much Does a Grid Tie Solar System Cost?

One of the first questions people ask about solar is ‘how much does it cost’? Read our guide that overviews grid tie solar system cost factors to learn more.

Net Metering

Net metering lets you “bank” your excess generated solar power with your utility for later use. Find out more about this very important solar incentive.

How to Save Money on an Off Grid Solar System

Going off grid can be an investment. Read How to Save Money On An Off Grid System, for money-saving tips for powering your busy life off the grid!

USDA REAP Grants – Save 40% on Solar for Your Rural Business in 2023

USDA REAP grants and loans for farms and rural businesses make solar an even better investment!

Incentives for Solar

Incentives like the federal ITC, net metering and REAP grants help make going solar an excellent investment.