Credit Resources for Solar Energy

Switching to solar may be easier than you think!

Various government entities offer rebates, tax credits or loans to encourage the transition to renewable energy.

Use the links below to learn if you qualify for these incentives.

Call us at 434-293-3763 for help in understanding these opportunities or to estimate the net cost of a solar system for your home.



Federal Credits

Federal 26% Income Tax Credit

For systems on residential buildings:
Form 5695 and Instructions


State Credits


Other Credits

Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)

Solar Renewable Energy Credits are yet another incentive that makes solar affordable. An SREC represents the renewable energy aspect of your solar power system.

So in addition to creating clean energy, your system also produces SRECs. Altenergy Inc. will work with you to get the highest value credits.