Residential Alternative Energy System Tax Credit

Residential Alternative Energy System Tax Credit;
State: Montana

  • Incentive Type: Personal Tax Credit
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Low-Emission Wood Stoves, Small Hydroelectric, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels
  • Applicable Sectors: Residential
  • Amount: 100%
  • Maximum Incentive: $500 per individual taxpayer; up to $1,000 per household
  • Eligible System Size: Hydroelectric systems not to have generation capacity greater than 1 MW
  • Equipment Requirements: Systems must be new and in compliance with all applicable performance and safety standards
  • Carryover Provisions: Excess credit may be carried forward four years
  • Program Start Date: 1/1/2002
  • Program Expiration Date: none
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Kathi Montgomery
Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Planning, Prevention, and Assistance
1100 North Last Chance Gulch
PO Box 200902
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: (406) 841-5243
Fax: (406) 444-6836
Web Site:

Information Specialist – MT Dept. of Rev.
Montana Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 5805
Helena, MT 59604-5805
Phone: (406) 444-6900
Web Site: