Puerto Rico - Property Tax Exemption for Solar and Renewable Energy Equipment (Puerto Rico)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Puerto Rico

Name Puerto Rico - Property Tax Exemption for Solar and Renewable Energy Equipment
Incentive Type Property Tax Incentive
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Agricultural
Eligible Technologies Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Solar Pool Heating, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Ocean Thermal
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 100% exemption from property taxes

Start Date 2008-08-20

Program Administrator Energy Affairs Administration

References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Puerto Rico provides a property tax exemption for all "solar powered material, equipment or accessory and renewable energy collection, storage, generation, distribution, and application equipment." Renewable energy is defined per Law 325, enacted in September 2004, as solar, wind, hydro, biomass, ocean thermal, wave, tidal, and other energy "whose use is clean, reliable, safe and sustainable."

Incentive Contact

Contact Name General Info EAA
Department Energy Affairs Administration
Address P.O. Box 41314
Place San Juan, Puerto Rico
Zip/Postal Code 00940
Phone (787) 332-0914

Website http://www.aaepr.net/

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 21 L.P.R. § 5151

Authority 2: C3268 Law 248 (2008)
Date Effective 2008-08-20

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


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