Nameplate capacity greater than twelve kilowatts. Meets the applicable system eligibility requirements.
Typically 30 kW to 250 kW Systems
WA Production Incentive: up to Twenty Five thousand dollars per project.
A solar energy system, owned or administered by an electric utility, a combined nameplate capacity of greater than one megawatt direct current and not more than five megawatts direct current. A shared commercial solar project has at least five participants.
WA Production Incentive: Up to thirty-five thousand dollars per year per project participant.
Up to one thousand kilowatts direct current nameplate. Must have at least ten participants.
- One participant for every ten kilowatts DC nameplate capacity.
- The administrator is the utility, nonprofit, or local housing authority.
- Meets the applicable eligibility requirements.
- Eligible participants of a community solar project are a business entity, limited liability company or a corporation.
WA Production Incentive: Five thousand dollars per project participant.
SOlar for Non-Profit
IRS rules exclude nonprofits from utilizing solar tax benefits because of their tax exempt status. However the Solar-For-Business framework for community solar offers an economically viable option.
Solar Panel Efficiency and Average Sunlight are Known Data Points.
Solar Power Improves Profitability without Changing a Business Model
Businesses that use 200,000 kWh+/year, own their own buildings or have a long term lease can realize:
- Lower and predictable utility operating costs.
Business Tax Credit, Accelerated MACRS Depreciation, State and Utility Incentives.
Reliable equipment with low maintenance costs.
Increased property value.
Solar panels demonstrate a commitment to the environment.
Solar power is a distributive power generation technology, distributive power is power generated at the point of consumption making it an excellent technology to reduce utility needs during peak hour electricity consumption.