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Centre County Solar and EV Charger Co-op

Residents and businesses in Centre County, Pennsylvania can join this co-op to install solar panels on their property and/or install an electric vehicle chargers.

142 members of 100 member goal

Co-op closes to new members on January 31, 2022

Solar + Electric Vehicles

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Federal tax credits, PA rebates, and utility-funded cash back programs ensure that consumers who invest in electric vehicles see financial benefits immediately. So consider pairing an electric vehicle with solar, whether as part of the co-op or on your own!

Federal Tax Credit

The Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicles tax credit, is a one-time federal income tax credit valued up to $7,500 on EVs purchased new in or after 2010. 

The Qualified Two-Wheeled Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicle tax credit offers a tax credit of 10% of the cost of an electric motorcycle, up to $2,500.

Pennsylvania Rebates

The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program offers a rebate of $750 for a battery electric vehicle, and $500 for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and E-motorcycles. An additional $1,000 rebate is available to applicants who meet low-income requirements. Apply here.

The Pennsylvania Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charger rebate is available for level 2 electric vehicle charging equipment to businesses. Up to $4,000 or up to 80% of the total project cost (whichever is less), depending on the project type, is available. 

Utility-Offered Cash Back in Centre County

FirstEnergy is offering its Centre County customers cash back on the purchase of a new 2022 Nissan LEAF and LEAF Plus. The $3,000 cash back is in addition to the federal tax credit. 

Co-op launched
September 1, 2021

Co-op organizer

Henry McKay
Pennsylvania Program Director
Solar United Neighbors

Hello and thank you for checking out the solar co-op!

Whether you’re just curious about solar, or you’re ready to make the switch now, I’m here to help. I can answer any questions you have about solar. I’ll give you installer-neutral guidance to help you make an informed, confident decision about going solar.

I am a North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Solar Photovoltaic Associate.® I work throughout Pennsylvania, helping communities go solar, join together, and fight for energy rights. Solar co-ops are a big part of this work!

I love seeing fellow Pennsylvanians harvesting sunshine to lower their electric bills and build a clean, equitable energy system in their communities!

Take a look around the co-op page, and let me know how I can help you today.

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