Maine Solar Incentives

Maine Solar Incentives, Tax Credits, and Rebates

There are several incentives in Maine that make investing in solar and renewable energy cost-effective.

Maine Incentive Database

Name State Category Type
Maine Solar Easements (Duplicate entry) ME Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Access Policy
Voluntary Renewable Resources Grants ME Financial Incentive Grant Program
Efficiency Maine Trust - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Resource Fund ME Regulatory Policy Public Benefits Fund
Net Energy Billing ME Regulatory Policy Net Metering
Solar Contractor Licensing and Training ME Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Contractor Licensing
Solar Energy Equipment Warranties ME Regulatory Policy Equipment Certification
Fuel Mix and Emissions Disclosure ME Regulatory Policy Generation Disclosure
Renewable Portfolio Standard ME Regulatory Policy Renewables Portfolio Standard
Green Power Purchasing ME Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
Renewable Fuel Excise Tax Exemption ME Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Efficiency Maine Small Business Loan Program ME Financial Incentive Loan Program
Efficiency Maine Commercial and Industrial Prescriptive Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Efficiency Maine Residential Lighting Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Efficiency Maine Renewable Energy Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Unitil - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy-Efficient Building Standards for State Facilities ME Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code ME Regulatory Policy Building Energy Code
Efficiency Maine Trust ME Regulatory Policy Public Benefits Fund
Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) ME Financial Incentive Loan Program
Efficiency Maine Natural Gas Business Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Sales and Use Tax Refund for Qualified Community Wind Generators ME Financial Incentive Sales Tax Incentive
Maine Solar Easement Rights and Laws ME Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Access Policy
Community-Based Renewable Energy Production Incentive (Pilot Program) ME Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
New Generation Energy - Community Solar Lending Program ME Financial Incentive Loan Program
New Generation Energy - Community Food Service Efficiency Lending Program ME Financial Incentive Loan Program
Model Wind Energy Facility Ordinance ME Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Permitting Standards
Efficiency Maine - Home Appliance Rebate Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Maine Green Power Program ME Regulatory Policy Mandatory Utility Green Power Option
Efficiency Maine - Home Energy Savings Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Interconnection Standards ME Regulatory Policy Interconnection
Solar Hot Water Contractor Licensing ME Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Contractor Licensing
Local Option - Property Assessed Clean Energy ME Financial Incentive PACE Financing
Efficiency Maine - Replacement Heating Equipment Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy Efficiency Targets ME Regulatory Policy Energy Efficiency Resource Standard
Maine PACE Loans ME Financial Incentive PACE Financing
Seacoast Energy Initiative - Energy Efficiency Loan Program ME Financial Incentive Loan Program
Efficiency Maine Multifamily Efficiency Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Efficiency Maine Appliance Rebate Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Bangor Hydro Electric Company - Residential and Small Commercial Heat Pump Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Maine Public Service Company - Residential and Small Commercial Heat Pump Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Efficiency Maine Residential Home Energy Savings Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Efficiency Maine - Home Energy Loans ME Financial Incentive Loan Program
Solar and Wind Energy Property Tax Exemption ME Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Efficiency Maine Program Electric Vehicle Grants ME Financial Incentive Grant Program
Electric Vehicle Rebate Program ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Maine Community Solar ME Regulatory Policy Community Solar Rules
Efficiency Maine Electric Vehicle Rebate Program (Duplicate Entry) ME Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy Storage Sales and Use Tax Reimbursement ME Financial Incentive Sales Tax Incentive
Energy Storage Goal ME Regulatory Policy Energy Storage Target
Maine Appliance and Equipment Energy Efficiency Standards ME Regulatory Policy Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
C-PACE: Efficiency Maine ME Financial Incentive PACE Financing
Tax-Exempt Financing for Green Buildings, Renewable Energy & Brownfield Redevelopment US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Conservation Security Program (CSP) Production Incentive US Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Personal) US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Exemption
Federal Excise Tax Exemption for Gasohol US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System (MACRS) US Financial Incentive Corporate Depreciation
2003 Climate Change Fuel Cell Buy-Down Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
HUD Energy Efficient Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy Star Financing and Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA Rural Housing Service Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Deductions for Clean-Fuel Vehicles and Refueling Property US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Deduction
Deductions for Clean-Fuel Vehicles and Refueling Property US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Deduction
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Corporate) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI) US Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alcohol Fuel Credit US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Small Business Administration Loan Programs US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy-Efficient Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs - Funding Opportunities US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Green Power Purchasing Goal for Federal Government US Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
Value-Added Producer Grant Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Deduction
Energy-Efficient New Homes Tax Credit for Home Builders US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Energy-Efficient Appliance Manufacturing Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Veterans Housing Guaranteed and Insured Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy and Emissions Goals and Standards for Federal Government US Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Federal Appliance Standards US Regulatory Policy Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
Energy Goals and Standards for Federal Agencies US Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs) US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Loan Guarantees US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Interconnection Standards for Small Generators US Regulatory Policy Interconnection
U.S. Department of Energy - Loan Guarantee Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Qualifying Advanced Energy Manufacturing Investment Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
U.S. Department of Treasury - Renewable Energy Grants US Financial Incentive Grant Program
USDA - High Energy Cost Grant Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
USDA - Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Repowering Assistance Biorefinery Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Title I Property Improvement Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance (EA/REDA) Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Fannie Mae Green Financing – Loan Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Plug-In Electric Drive Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Qualified Commercial Clean Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Corporate) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Personal) US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Previously-Owned Clean Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
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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.