City and County of Honolulu - Real Property Tax Exemption for Alternative Energy Improvements (Hawaii)
Last modified on August 11, 2011.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||City and County of Honolulu - Real Property Tax Exemption for Alternative Energy Improvements|
|Incentive Type||Property Tax Incentive|
|Applicable Sector||Commercial, Industrial, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Anaerobic Digestion, Biomass, CHP/Cogeneration, Landfill Gas, Municipal Solid Waste, Photovoltaics, Solar Pool Heating, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Water Heat, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| 100% exemption for 25 years.
|Start Date|| 10/1/2009
|Program Administrator|| Honolulu City Council
In September 2009, the Honolulu City Council unanimously passed Bill 58 to create a real property tax exemption for alternative energy improvements. This bill became effective October 1, 2009. The alternative energy property installed on a building, property, or land is exempt from property taxes for 25 years. For the purposes of this property tax exemption, alternative energy sources include solar, wind, hydropower, tidal, wave, solid waste and increased efficiency in fossil-fuel burning facilities. Energy sources based on fossil fuels, nuclear fuels or geothermal energy are not eligible for this exemption.
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|Authority 1:||Honolulu City Council Bill 58|
|Date Effective|| 10/1/2009
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.