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Connections: Discussing how changes in solar tax credits and grants may impact the solar industry

Apr 30, 2019

Changes are coming for solar. At the end of 2019, we will see the residential federal solar tax credit go down, the commercial federal tax credit go down, and the NYSERDA residential solar grant only has 20 percent left in it before it drops from 35 cents to 30 cents/watt, which could happen before the fall. 

Does this mean that solar will necessarily become a lot more expensive? What does it portend for homeowners and business owners? Our guests explain: