Exemption for Certified Solar Energy

  • Loudoun County ordinance separates certified solar energy equipment, facilities and devices from other classifications of real or personal property. 
  • Certified equipment, which is designed and used primarily for the purpose of providing for the collection and use of incident solar energy for water heating, space heating or cooling or other application which would otherwise require a conventional source of energy, constitutes a separate classification for local taxation.
  • The exemption for Certified Solar Energy Equipment is administered by the Commissioner of the Revenue
  •  The Code of Virginia § 58.1-3661 grants localities the authority to adopt an ordinance to exempt or partially exempt certified solar energy equipment.

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