Residential Energy Efficient Property Credit

For property placed in service before 2017, an individual is allowed an annual credit for the purchase of residential energy efficient property equal to the sum of 30% of the amount paid for:


  • qualified solar energy property (property that uses solar power to generate electricity in a home)
  • qualified solar water heating property
  • qualified fuel cell property, up to a maximum of $500 credit for each 0.5 kilowatt of capacity
  • qualified small wind energy property
  • qualified geothermal heat pump property


The equipment must be installed in a dwelling unit that's located in the U.S. and used as the taxpayer's residence and can't be used to heat a swimming pool or hot tub. Other conditions and restrictions apply.

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