The SUN Act is one of the most important pieces of federal legislation that would enable the growth of the community solar industry nationwide. I will try to make sure we all stay informed - when to write your Senator asking for support ...
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., has reintroduced
his Solar Uniting Neighborhoods Act that would make homeowners who
participate in community solar farms eligible for federal tax credits.
Udall first introduced the bill in 2010, but it died in committee.
tax laws currently require that a homeowner must install solar panels
to be eligible for the 30% individual renewable energy federal tax
credit. Udall says shade from trees or other structures, building
architecture or permitting sometimes make the installation of solar
panels on a home impractical.
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