Now is the best time to Go Green!
There has never been a better time to buy a EWSE Renewable Energy System!

Take advantage of Federal, State & Local incentives to help pay for your system - making it truly affordable.

State Rebates
The State of Illinois offers a state rebate with guidelines (capped at $10,000) to help Illinois Residents (capped at $20,000) to help Businesses & capped at $30,000) to help Non-Profits & Public Sector pay the costs of solar & wind. The funds are allocated by a random pre-selection of numbers until the budget has been spent. This program is legislated into law until 2015.


2015 Guidelines
Solar PV

Rebates will be limited to:
$1.50/watt or 25% of project cost for Homeowners capped at $10,000, whichever is less

$1.25/watt or 25% of project cost for Businesses capped at $20,000, whichever is less

$2.50/watt or 40% of project cost for Non-Profits and Public Sector capped at $30,000,
  whichever is less


Solar Thermal
Rebates will be limited to:
30% of project cost for Homeowners capped at $10,000, whichever is less

30% of project cost for Businesses capped at $20,000, whichever is less

40% of project cost for Non-Profits & Public Sector capped at $30,000, whichever is less


Wind
Rebates will be limited to:
$1.75/watt for SWCC certified or $1/watt for non- certified wind energy system or 30% of project cost for Homeowners capped at $10,000, whichever is less

$1.75/watt for SWCC certified or $1/watt for non-certified wind energy system or 30% of project cost for Businesses capped at $20,000, whichever is less

$2.60/watt for SWCC certified or $1.50/watt for non-certified wind energy system or 40% of project cost for Non-Profits & Public Sector capped at $30,000, whichever is less


Federal Tax Credit
Homeowners and Businesses - Solar & Wind systems are eligible for a 30% uncapped Federal Tax Credit. This program is legislated into law until 2016.

In addition, Businesses are eligible for an accelerated depreciation.

Additional Incentives
Non-Profits and Public Entities may be eligible for grant funding from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation. Grant cycles are typically twice a year. Funding considerations maybe as high as 60% of the system installed cost.


Click here to contact a Renewable energy Specialist for application rules and requirements.



Resources
Guidelines and Application Form for Solar Energy Rebate Program
http://www.commerce.state.il.us/dceo/Bureaus/Energy_Recycling/Energy/Clean+Energy/01-RERP.htm

NOTE: EWSE does not provide tax advice. All information provided is based on our understanding of tax code. Specific calculations to your purchase should be verified with your tax preparer.



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