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The solar industry has invested $8,462,580 in Nevada, taking the 6th spot on the national scale for solar.

Solar Incentives

Nevada Energy offers a rebate to its residential customers for installing a Level 2 Electric Vehicle charger. This rebate is valued at the lesser of $500 or 75% of the installed costs, and is for the first 1,000 customers who apply. In addition, NV Energy customers will receive credits worth 75% of the retail rate of electricity for their excess solar production.Valley Electric Association service territory will refund you in credits worth 75% of the rate you pay your utility company. In Nevada, no contract or other legal document can prohibit homeowners from installing solar. You can also enter into a solar easement with your neighbors to ensure that you have continued access to sunshine. The Investment Tax Credit (ITC) can reduce the cost of your PV solar energy system by 26%. This applies to those who buy their PV system outright.

Frequently asked questions


Growth Projection and Ranking: 4,778 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 9th)

Studies by experts including the US Department of Energy estimate a home’s resale value may increase by up to $4 per solar watt you install on your home. So, a 3,000-watt installation could increase your home’s value by at least $12,000. Generally, homes with solar energy systems sell for more than homes without. In most parts of the country, going solar can increase your property’s value by 4.1 to 9.9%, depending on where you live. Please note: The value of your property will only increase if you own, rather than lease, your solar system. However, a leased solar system may increase your home’s marketability.

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