Solar Investment Tax Credit - FAQs
(Disclaimer: We are solar nerds, not tax nerds. Please consult a tax professional for authoritative advice on this issue.) The Solar Investment Tax Credit is a federal tax credit you can get for installing renewable energy technology at your house or business. This includes solar electric (ie. solar panels), solar hot water, small wind turbines, and geothermal heat pumps. It’s known as the Residential Energy Credit if you’re a homeowner, and the Investment Credit if you’re a business.