Local Option - Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems

March 20, 2023


Alaska enacted legislation in June 2010 that authorizes municipalities to pass ordinances that exempt residential renewable energy systems from taxation. Residential renewable energy systems are defined as systems that use an energy source other than fossil or nuclear fuel, including wind, hydro and solar.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Alaska
Incentive Type: Property Tax Incentive
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Space Heat
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Wind (All)
  • Biomass
  • Wind (Small)
  • Hydroelectric (Small)
  • Other Distributed Generation Technologies
Incentive Amount: Varies (local option)
Maximum Incentive: Varies (local option)


Name: Alaska Statutes 29.45.050
Date Enacted: 6/16/2010

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.