Posted: KNDU News Feb 26, 2013 10:20 PM PSTUpdated: Feb 26, 2013 10:20 PM PST
PASCO, Wash.- Solar energy has never been hotter. That is why the Sustainable Living Center and Franklin PUD are teaming up to help you save money.
The Sustainable Living Center announced Tuesday night at a solar energy seminar that residential and commercial customers can now receive a 20% cash rebate for solar thermal and electric systems.
Approved contractors would knock the 20% off for customers and for Washington Manufactured solar equipment, there is also a 30% federal tax credit and no or a reduced sales tax.
Sustainable Living Center Weatherization Director, Dave Dahlin said, “With our incentives become very very affordable to add such things such as attic insulation, perhaps a new heat pump or a new furnace at your home that could save you a lot of energy dollars.”
The 20% cash rebate applies to residential and business customers in Franklin, Columbia and Walla Walla Counties.
Dahlin said it is a great investment opportunity to go solar now, since costs are nearly half of what they were five years ago.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 6:30 to 8:30 Franklin PUD and The Sustainable Living Center will be hosting a seminar about solar energy Franklin PUD’s main office on 1411 Clark St in Pasco, WA.
This seminar is all about announcing the Sustainable Living Center’s 20% Cash Rebate program for solar hot water and solar electric systems. Silk Road Solar will be there to talk about solar thermal systems and Hire Electric will be talking about solar electric. With full incentives for Washington Manufactured solar equipment, a 30% federal tax credit and no or reduced sales tax for solar PV systems – solar has never been hotter in Washington. Add to those incentives a 20% Cash Discount for residential and business customers in Franklin, Columbia and Walla Walla Counties and you have an amazing investment opportunity.
For more info contact Dave Dahlin: firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-524-5218.
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There will also be a seminar in Walla Walla on the 27th.