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December 30th, 2009

State offering fresh rebates for solar panels

Abstract:
State officials yesterday unveiled a successor to the popular rebate program that made solar energy panels more affordable for Massachusetts homeowners and businesses.

The $68 million Commonwealth Solar fund - originally expected to last three or four years - ran out in October after 22 months, forcing the state to fast-track the next step for the program. That will include a state-funded rebate for small and mid-size solar installations, as well as a so-called solar credit program to help pay for solar projects of all sizes.

"You're going to see in the next five years that solar will no longer need any sort of specialized incentive program,'' Bowles said.

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