Basic information on Louisiana State Tax Credit

  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics
    Applicable Sectors: Residential
     Purchased Systems:


    50% of the first $25,000 of the cost of each system

    Leased systems installed after December 31, 2013: 38% of the first $25,000 of the cost of each system

    Maximum Incentive: $12,500 per installed system; 1 installed system per residence
    Eligible System Size: Leased systems: 6 kW maximum
    Equipment Requirements: Electrical equipment must be UL-listed. Solar-thermal equipment must be SRCC-certified.
    All systems must be compliant with the requirements of the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
    Installation Requirements: Systems must be sold by and installed by a person who is licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors
    Carryover Provisions: Excess credit is refundable
    Start Date: 01/01/2008
    Expiration Date: 12/31/2017