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Renewable Energy Systems Exemption (MT)

dCHPP Glossary (PDF) (2 pp, 53K)

Date Last Updated11/16/2012
Incentive TypeTax
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeMontana Department of Revenue
Incentive Initiation Date6/1/2005
Incentive Size and Funding SourceMontana's property tax exemption may be claimed for 10 years after installation of the property. The 100% exemption is allowed for up to $20,000 in value for single-family residential dwellings and up to $100,000 in value for multi-family residential dwellings or non-residential structures. This property is class 4 property and otherwise would be taxed at 3.01% of assessed value.
Eligible RecipientEligible recipients include property owners of recognized non-fossil fuel forms of energy generation and low emission wood or biomass combustion devices located on commercial, industrial, residential, multi-family residential or agricultural property.
Eligible FuelBiogas; Woody Biomass; Landfill Gas; Municipal Solid Waste; Other
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Other Selected Eligibility CriteriaRecognized forms of energy generation include solar photovoltaics, passive solar, wind, solid waste, decomposition of organic wastes, geothermal, small hydropower plants, low-emission wood or biomass combustion systems, and fuel cells that do not require hydrocarbon fuel.
Application Form(s)Exemption Form (PDF) (1 pp, 440K)
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