By Sunny Wang, Director of Government Affairs and Communications, Aurora Solar
With California’s year-round sunny skies, ambitious climate change goals, and a selection of financial incentives and benefits to choose from, going solar might be more affordable than you think.
The exact cost of your PV system (and how much you’ll save on your energy bill) depends on a list of factors. Some include the size of your PV system, which installer you choose, eligible solar incentives, which utility services your region and their electricity rate structure, and how much electricity you use.
Regardless of where you live in California, there are a few solar incentives and savings benefits for you, including property-assessed clean energy (PACE), property tax exemption for PV systems, and net energy metering (NEM). Another solar tax incentive that is quite substantial is the federal solar tax credit—also known as the investment tax credit (ITC). Continue reading to find out more about these offerings and more.