Solar power (photovoltaics) workshop Learn how to harness the power of the sun! On Thursday, August 20 Gulf South Solar will teach you the basics of photovoltaics, as well as discussing tax credits. For more information, visit the Alliance For Affordable Energy’s website.
Over 50 Environmental leaders from all over Louisiana came out to the Capital on Tuesday, May 26th to learn about important environmental legislation that is being considered by the Louisiana House and Senate. […]
Gulf South Solar, along with LSES went to the Capital on Tuesday to talk to lawmakers about a few of the many solar bills that have been submitted this session. While we were there, we were interviewed by LPB about the Solar Car Project and were asked our opinions on extending solar tax credits to businesses. Read more about LPB Covers Solar Bills at the Capital[…]
Regular Session, 2009
HOUSE BILL NO. 51
BY REPRESENTATIVE LEGER
TAX/INCOME-CREDIT: Increases the amount of the individual income tax credit for the installation of a wind or solar energy system and authorizes the credit to apply to systems installed on commercial property.
Homeowners across Louisiana who have purchase solar systems in 2008 are aware of the very generous Louisiana state tax credit and the 30% federal tax credits available to them. Businesses however, are currently only able to claim the federal tax incentives. […]
Ann Shaneyfelt, a Sierra Club Executive Committee Member and Gulf South Solar Employee, wrote an article for the Delta Sierran. The article is titled “Solar Tax Credits Demystified”. To view this article in PDF format, click here.
Incentives from Congress pay you to go solar
One of the provisions of The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 is the extension of the Investment Tax Credit which gives the homeowner 30% off solar systems – this means a refund or direct reduction of the tax you owe.