Colorado Solar Rebates and Incentives

Property Tax Exemption for Residential Renewable Energy Equipment

Program Type Property tax exemption
Technologies Photovoltaics (solar panels), Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Small Hydroelectric

100% percent tax exemption for photovoltaics, varies for other technologies by local variances

Required Documentation Receipt of purchase and installation 
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Residential photovoltaic installations and some other renewable energy installations, like wind, up to 2 AC megawatts in size are 100 percent exempt from property taxes in Colorado.The system must primarily be used to supply electricity to the onsite home or building. Property taxation of some other forms of renewable energy like solar space heating, biomass or geothermal and others may be determined on a local basis. To learn more about whether such systems are exempt locally, discuss it with an installer or check with the local municipality or county.


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