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PG&E customers can get a big $500 back for EV ownership!

This is in addition to the $7500 Federal Tax Credit on New Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicles. Tesla will hit the limit on this credit in 2018.

BMW

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Panasonic Residential Fuel Cell

Fuel Cell Power Generators are now available for residential, home use. They claim to reduce your utility bills by up to 50%, and to cut CO2 emissions by over 33%. They take natural gas and produce electricity and heat for your home. ClearEdge is one of the providers of MicroCHP (combined heat and power) residential fuel cells.

A Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency – Fuel cells and Microturbine System is also available. This can save homeowners 30% of the cost of the fuel cell unit, up to $500 per .5 kW of power capacity. This will typically yield a $5000 total tax credit. Businesses have a 30%, up to $3000 per kilowatt tax credit, making $15,000 tax credit available.

This Federal Tax Credit for Fuel Cells especially well when coupled with a state rebate program.

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25 Jan
2012

Residential Wind Power Federal Tax Credit for Consumer Energy Efficiency

Posted by Norman F, January 25th, 2012

windmill alternative energy

The new residential Small Wind Turbine Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency is a large credit with many advantages.

  • The old tax credit was capped at $2,000.
  • With the new one one you can claim 30% of cost, up to $500 per .5 kW of power capacity, for a new system.
  • It expires 12/31/2016.
  • This Federal tax credit works well when coupled with a state rebate program. Combine this with state rebates like those in California or New York and you have a sweeter deal.
  • Moderate sized 10 kW wind power systems cost over $50,000.
  • The rebate has a nameplate capacity limit of no more than 100 kilowatts.

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21 Jan
2012

Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency on GeoThermal Heat Pump

Posted by Norman F, January 21st, 2012

geo thermal heat pump

GeoThermal Heat Pumps are devices which transfer the heat from the Earth and utilize it to warm your house in a energy efficient manner.

A reminder that there is a Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency on Qualifying GeoThermal Heat Pumps, with no cap. If you have been thinking about replacing these items, you might as well upgrade now and save some money.

For 2012, the Federal Tax Credit for energy efficiency for GeoThermal heat pumps is 30% of the cost (including installation/labor costs), with no upper limit . (2010 Federal Tax Credit information) Read the rest of this entry »

wood stove heater

The Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency – Wood Stoves, Pellet Stoves, Fireplace Inserts expired in 2011. The President chose not too extend this tax credit. Local energy utility companies like PG&E have their own energy efficiency rebates. To find out if rebates or other incentives are available in your area, visit the ENERGY STAR Rebate Finder.

What other rebates are available?

Delta County, Colorado has a rebate. Other areas have change-out programs.

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31 Aug
2011

Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency – Water Heaters

Posted by Norman F, August 31st, 2011

water heater, energy efficient water heater

The Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency – Water Heaters expired in 2011. The President chose not too extend this tax credit. Local energy utility companies like PG&E have their own energy efficiency rebates. To find out if rebates or other incentives are available in your area, visit the ENERGY STAR Rebate Finder.

Be sure to check out our reduce water heater use, water saving tips and ways to save energy.

The 2011 Federal Tax Credit

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31 Jan
2011

Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency on Heating, Furnaces, and Boilers

Posted by Norman F, January 31st, 2011

forced air furnace

The Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency – Heating, Furnaces, and Boilers expired in 2011. The President chose not too extend this tax credit. Local energy utility companies like PG&E have their own energy efficiency rebates. To find out if rebates or other incentives are available in your area, visit the ENERGY STAR Rebate Finder.

Be sure to read our article on ways to save money and energy on your energy bill.

For 2011, the Federal Tax Credit for energy efficiency drops to 10%, up to a $500 maximum. (2010 Federal Tax Credit information) Read the rest of this entry »

1 Jan
2018

2018 Solar Tax Credit – Solar Rebate

Posted by Norman F, January 1st, 2018

Last Update: April 2018

solar panel, solar energy
Get a Free Solar Power Estimate from a local vendor by clicking the link to the right.

2017 – 2018 continues the very popular residential Solar Federal Tax Credit first enacted in 2009.  The previous solar tax credit program was capped at $2,000.  With the new credit, you can claim up to 30% of solar power costs for a new solar electric system off your Federal taxes. Existing homes & new construction qualify. Both principal residences and second homes qualify. Rental properties do not qualify. Tax Rebate Expires: December 31, 2021 The Solar Federal Tax Credit 2017 – 2018 works especially well when coupled with a state rebate program. (CA, CT, NJ, NY)

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22 Mar
2018

2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range Review

Posted by Norman F, March 22nd, 2018

Last Update: 8/2/2018

Tesla Delivery Center – Fremont, CA

We recently received our Tesla Model 3 Long Range 2018 after a long wait.  We also own a Model S 70D, allowing us to get the 3 much earlier compared to the general public. Much has been written about this excellent electric car—instead of providing a more technical review, we will provide insight gleaned from daily driving this car in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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1 Jan
2018

Con Edison Energy Efficiency Rebates

Posted by Norman F, January 1st, 2018

Con Edison Energy Efficiency Rebates
New rebates have been added.

Utility Company Con Edison has a bunch of programs and incentives to help save energy and money.

  • Con Edison has $20 rebate on eligible Dehumidifiers. $35 rebate on eligible Washing Machines. $50 rebate on eligible Dishwashers
  • $30 rebate on Energy Star A/C
  • Up to $1000 rebate on energy efficient heating and cooling equipment. Exp 12/31
  • Get a free programmable thermostat for your central air conditioning system.

Questions?, call 1-877-870-6118.

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