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Joy for me & solar geeks MT @dsireusa: Time for latest #solar & RE policy news from CA, DC, MD, MN, NV, NY, NC, SC, VA

CALIFORNIA – Sales Tax Incentive Extended to Agricultural PV California provides a partial exemption of the state’s sales and use tax for farm equipment and machinery. The California State Board of Equalization recently issued a special notice clarifying that PV providing electricity to farm equipment and machinery may qualify for the partial exemption. CALIFORNIA – Palo Alto Recalibrates FIT City of Palo Alto Utilities launched a feed-in tariff in April, with a budget to support 4 MW of new PV installations in 2012. After eight months, the program has not issued any contracts, and the program was scheduled to expire. But the City Council voted in December to renew the program for another year with more attractive terms. The renovated program, which begins in January, will offer payments of $0.165/kWh for 20 years. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – New Property Tax Exemption for Sola...

Full article: http://www.irecusa.org/2012/12/news-from-dsire-122112/

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