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Florida Solar Incentives

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Florida is the third best state for solar in the U.S.1

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Florida solar panel price drop over the last five years.1

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Florida is the third-highest producer of carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions in the nation.2

With 237 sunny days per year in Florida on average3, it’s easy to see why they call it the Sunshine State. This is just one of the many reasons that Floridians decide to go solar to create and store their own renewable energy at home. Florida also offers great incentives that could help you make the switch to solar for less.

Sunrun is the leading residential solar and energy storage company.4 We work to ensure you can gain energy independence, get protection during outages, and reduce your carbon footprint while enjoying the benefits of Florida’s solar incentives.

Incentives, Tax Credits, and Solar Rebates in Florida*

Incentive

Value

Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)**

The 22% federal tax credit is available for purchased home solar systems installed by December 31, 2022.5

Florida Solar System Property Tax Exemption

Property tax exemption on the added home value from the rooftop solar system.6

Home Solar System State Sales Tax Exemption

6% home solar system state sales tax exemption.7,8

Find out If You Qualify for Florida Solar Incentives

Learn the Details of Florida Solar Incentives

Buy and install new Florida solar panels in 2022, with or without battery storage, and qualify for the 26% federal solar tax credit. The residential ITC drops to 22% in 2023 and ends in 2024.5

Average-sized 5-kilowatt (kW) system cost in Florida: $17,885

Approximate system cost in Florida after the 26% ITC in 2022: $13,2359

Add a new photovoltaic (PV) system to your Florida home and your property taxes won’t go up, thanks to the state’s Property Tax Abatement for Renewable Energy Property incentive.6

Installing a solar energy system could also help you build home value. Approximate solar home value increase in Florida: 4%10

When you buy a new rooftop solar system in Florida, you won’t pay any state sales tax.7 The exemption is for 100% of the state sales tax of a new home solar installation, and it could save you 6% right off the bat.8

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Now’s a Great Time to Create and Store Your Own Solar Energy in Florida

Going solar means you may qualify for Florida's state and federal incentives. Our solar and backup energy plans in the State of Florida start at $0 down. What's more, Duke Energy, Florida Power & Light (FPL), and Tampa Electric Company (TECO) offer net energy metering (NEM) programs that could let you earn bill credits for the excess solar power you create and send to the grid.11,12,13 Net metering in Florida could help you save money on your future electricity bills, which means you can worry less about the cost of air conditioning and your water heater.

It could be cost-effective to team up with a Florida solar company like Sunrun. In fact, we’re one of the best solar installers in Florida. Discover if our solar and storage solutions are a good fit for your energy needs. Use our Product Selector or request a quote to get one-on-one service from our expert Solar Advisors. Sunrun home solar and storage quotes are always free.

 

*Customer’s ability to monetize rebates, incentives and tax credits depends on several factors, including, without limitation, continued state subsidization of these policies, the applicable Sunrun product type and whether a customer purchases or leases a home solar system from Sunrun.

**We recommend contacting a tax professional to most accurately determine the impact of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on your federal taxes.