With a 30% federal tax credit and a 40% bonus depreciation for 2018, now is an excellent time to add solar as a business investment!


The average business requires a 10 kW system, or 1,000 square feet of solar modules. The cost of installing a system that size is as follows:

A 10 kW watt commercial system

 $35,000   Cost of system before rebates

-$10,500   30% Federal tax credit

– $7,437    Total System MACRS Depreciation over 5 years, assuming a 25% tax bracket.

 $17,063   Net System Cost (a 49% savings)