See The 2023 Oregon Tax Incentives for Solar
For farmers, solar can lower long-term operating costs, is eco-friendly, and provide insurance against rising energy rates.
We are experts in roof and ground-mounted arrays specifically for agricultural settings.
For farms who are interested in looking into solar options, we help you uncover incentives, tax credits and other funding sources that are available.
Solar incentives are calculated based on solar system size and the install cost. In Oregon, there are four direct financial benefits, as well as an optional grant program for those businesses that qualify.
Contact us today for a free site assessment and see how solar can help you and your family save money while reducing your environmental impact.
For many farms and businesses, solar can lower long-term operating costs and provide insurance against rising energy rates. Solar power can be used for all the essential parts of a farm. It provides energy for livestock structures, including poultry barns, horse stables and large livestock housing. Solar can also increase the use of your land, an off-grid solar installation can provide power where it’s not feasible to run utility lines.
The USDA Rural Development Program provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers, rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements. Agricultural producers may also apply for new energy efficient equipment and new system loans for agricultural production and processing. Please follow this link to USDA – Rural Development to find more about eligibility requirements.
If you install solar energy equipment in your residence any time this year through the end of 2032, you are entitled to a nonrefundable credit off your federal income taxes, equal to 30 percent of eligible expenses. Equipment that qualifies for the Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit includes solar, wind, geothermal and fuel-cell technology.
To learn more and see current solar incentives, visit our 2022 solar incentives page.
Energy is a significant part of the agricultural processes, required by pumps, heat and lighting, and other equipment. Fortunately for agricultural businesses Oregon offers assistance implementing cleaner energy solutions such as solar.
Cash incentives are available for irrigation, greenhouse, nursery and other energy-efficient equipment you purchase directly from your vendors. See energy trust of Oregon to learn more about incentive programs
Nearly every type of roof is compatible for solar.
Asphault composite shingles, metal, cedar shake, and even concrete roofs are all compatible with our racking.
Need a system larger than your roof can provide? Is your roof shaded but you have a large, open space nearby? A ground mounted system could be right for you.
Patio coverings and carports make excellent surfaces to mount your new solar harnessing panels and are often easier to maintain.
Our priority is your satisfaction.
Your buying options should fit your needs.
We work with federal and local organizations to offer incentives and assistance to make going solar within reach for everyone.
We partner with local banks and credit unions to find the best financing for you.
Solar panels, also known as photovoltaic or PV panels, are made to last more than 25 years.
Agrivoltaics is the use of land for both agriculture and solar photovoltaic energy generation. It's also sometimes referred to as "agrisolar", dual use solar, low impact solar. Solar grazing is a variation where livestock graze in and around solar panels.
Solar energy is fast becoming more important in the agricultural industries. Due to rising political climates and energy policies, it's important for farmers to think about clean, long-term, solutions for their energy needs.
We are happy to talk with you regarding why other businesses have chosen to use solar energy for their operations.
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