Take Advantage of Local Pennsylvania Tax Incentives for Solar Panels

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In 2016, the US Department of Energy launched a program to recognize local governments for encouraging solar energy and removing barriers to solar development. This revolutionary program was something called “SolSmart.”

One of the first cities to receive a SolSmart designation, Philadelphia, now enjoys a “Gold” rating as a national leader in solar energy.

As Philadelphia’s mayor Jim Kenney proudly stated, “Solar helps us create jobs and lower our carbon footprint. We are committed to a 100 percent renewable energy future, and solar is a key piece of the puzzle to get us there.” Kenney was an early advocate of Philadelphia’s Energy Campaign, which promotes renewable energy and funds a local solar development initiative, Solarize Philly, the largest in the nation.

If you’re a Philadelphia resident, you’ve likely heard the solar buzz and seen the panels glistening in the sunlight. Perhaps that’s why you’ve landed on our page.

Momentum Solar is a national solar company dedicated to helping Philadelphia residents make the switch to solar energy. If you want to improve the value of your home while likely reducing your energy costs overtime, you’ve come to the right place.

To make things easier for homeowners interested in solar energy, we’ve answered some of the most common questions we’ve received from Philadelphia residents.

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What are My Solar Financing Options?

If you’re interested in solar financing, now is the time to invest. The federal government offers a national program designed to promote solar energy: a 30 percent solar tax credit for the cost of solar panels. However, this credit is due to drop to 26 percent in 2020 and 22 percent in 2021. The program is set to expire in 2022.

Momentum Solar also offers unique solar financing options for Philadelphian residents, including plans with flexible payment options.

How Do Solar Costs Compare to My Current PECO Bills?

The actual cost of solar energy is quite low. For the period of your loan, however, your monthly costs will be determined by the scope of your financing. By taking advantage of the federal program as well as Momentum Solar’s financing options, you will likely pay monthly bills equal to or lower than your monthly PECO bill.

Once your system is paid for, your energy costs will be minimal to zero with a nominal annual cost for maintenance.

Is My Home A Good Candidate for Solar Panels?

Philadelphia may have up to 128,000-plus solar-capable rooftops. However, your home’s solar viability depends on many factors, including the integrity of your home’s structure, your roof type (including the pitch) and the condition of the electrical wiring. You’ll also need to assure that the local energy supplier, PECO, can connect you to the energy grid.

If you want a detailed assessment of your home’s solar viability, contact Momentum Solar today.

Finding a Solar Panel Installer in Philadelphia

If you are considering a solar installation in 2019 or beyond, Momentum Solar can help you explore the best options for your unique situation.

If you’re looking to finance your solar system, we can help you find the best national and local solar tax credits. You may also apply for Momentum Solar’s solar financing options.

A rigorous commitment to customer happiness guides our approach: We strive for 100% satisfaction for every customer by providing absolute pricing transparency as well as a crystal-clear outline for your project’s planning and installation.

Our experience installing solar panels in the Philadelphia area rivals any local solar company, yet our expertise and efficiency exceed the competition.

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