Michigan Solar Incentives

Michigan Solar Incentives, Tax Credits, and Rebates

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

Michigan Incentive Database

Name State Category Type
Energy Efficiency Grants MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Solar Domestic Hot Water System Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Nonrefundable Business Activity Tax Credit MI Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Michigan - Net Metering MI Regulatory Policy Net Metering
Solar Contractor Licensing MI Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Contractor Licensing
Wind Turbine & Solar PV Incentive Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Fuel Mix and Emissions Disclosure MI Regulatory Policy Generation Disclosure
Community Energy Project Grants MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Alternative-Energy Personal Property Tax Exemption MI Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Refundable Payroll Tax Credit MI Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Photovoltaic Demonstration Projects Solicitation MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Biomass Workshop and Event Grants MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Renewable Energy Program Grants MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption MI Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Large-Scale Photovoltaic Demonstration Project Grants MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Interconnection Standards MI Regulatory Policy Interconnection
NextEnergy Curriculum Development Grants MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Small Business P2 Loan Program MI Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy Star Home Grant Program MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Alternative Energy Personal Property Tax Exemption MI Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Energy Efficiency in State Buildings MI Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Building Energy Code MI Regulatory Policy Building Energy Code
Low-Income and Energy Efficiency Fund (LIEEF) MI Regulatory Policy Public Benefits Fund
City of Ann Arbor - Green Power Purchasing MI Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
WPPI Energy - Renewable Energy Rebates (offered by seven MI utilities) MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Lansing Board of Water and Light - Renewables Portfolio Goal MI Regulatory Policy Renewables Portfolio Standard
City of Lansing - Green Power Purchasing Policy MI Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
City of Grand Rapids - Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings MI Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
City of Grand Rapids - Green Power Purchasing Policy MI Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
Model Ordinance for Wind Energy Systems MI Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Permitting Standards
Net Metering MI Regulatory Policy Net Metering
Energy Efficient Home Improvements Tax Credit MI Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Renewable Energy Standard MI Regulatory Policy Renewables Portfolio Standard
Renewable Energy Renaissance Zones MI Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Biomass Gasification and Methane Digester Property Tax Exemption MI Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
MichCon (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency (DTE Energy) MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Consumers Energy - Experimental Advanced Renewable Program MI Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Great Lakes Energy - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
DTE Energy (Electric) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
DTE Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Consumers Energy (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Consumers Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
DTE Energy - Solar Currents Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Refundable Photovoltaic Manufacturing Tax Credit MI Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Alpena Power Company (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Alpena Power Company (Efficiency United) - Energy Efficiency Assistance Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Alpena Power Company (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Copy of Alpena Power Company (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Xcel Energy (Efficiency United) - Residential Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Xcel Energy (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Electric Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Xcel Energy (Efficiency United) - Energy Efficiency Assistance Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Bayfield Electric (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Bayfield Electric (Efficiency United) - Energy Efficiency Assistance Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy Optimization (Electric) - Residential Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Cloverland Electric Company (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Edison Sault Electric Company (Efficiency United) - Energy Efficiency Assistance Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Cloverland Electric Company (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Indiana Michigan Power (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Indiana Michigan Power (Efficiency United) - Energy Efficiency Assistance Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Daggett (Efficiency United) - Energy Efficiency Assistance Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Indiana Michigan Power (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Daggett (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Michigan Gas Utilities (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Michigan Gas Utilities (Efficiency United) - Energy Efficiency Assistance Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Michigan Gas Utilities (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Xcel Energy (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Electric Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Xcel Energy (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Gas Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
WE Energies (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
WE Energies (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Wisconsin Public Service (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Electric Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Upper Peninsula Power Company (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Upper Peninsula Power Company (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
SEMCO Energy (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
SEMCO Energy (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy Smart - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (16 Municipalities) MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Michigan - Residential Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebate Program (Appliances) MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Wisconsin Public Service (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Electric Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Michigan - Residential Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebate Program (Heating and Water Heating) MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
DTE Energy - Residential New Construction Energy Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Alger Delta Electric - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
HomeWorks Tri-County Electric Cooperative - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Midwest Energy Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Ontonagon County REA - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Presque Isle Electric Cooperative - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Thumb Electric Cooperative - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
City of Escanaba - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Marquette Board of Light & Power - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Newberry Water & Light Board - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
City of Stephenson - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Small Business Investment Tax Credit MI Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Consumers Energy (Electric) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Consumers Energy (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Wisconsin Public Service (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Gas Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Wisconsin Public Service (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Gas Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Xcel Energy (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Gas Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities - Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Michigan Local Pace Program MI Financial Incentive PACE Financing
Upper Peninsula Power Company - Residential Programs MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy Optimization (Electric) - Commercial Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy Optimization Standard MI Regulatory Policy Energy Efficiency Resource Standard
DTE Energy (Gas) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
DTE Energy - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy Optimization (Electric) - Residential Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy Smart - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (17 Municipalities) MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Michigan Saves - Home Energy Loan Program MI Financial Incentive Loan Program
Michigan Saves - Business Energy Financing MI Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy Revolving Loan Fund - Passive Solar MI Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy Revolving Loan Fund MI Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy Revolving Loan Fund - Public Entities MI Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy Revolving Loan Fund - Clean Energy Advanced Manufacturing MI Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Thumb Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Upper Peninsula Power Company - Business Energy Insights program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Efficiency United (Gas) - Home Performance Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Lansing Board of Water & Light - Hometown Energy Savers Commercial Rebates MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Lansing Board of Water & Light - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Detroit Public Lighting Department - Residential Energy Wise Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Detroit Public Lighting Department - Commercial and Industrial Energy Wise Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
DTE Energy (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
City of Ann Arbor - PACE Financing MI Financial Incentive PACE Financing
City of Detroit - SmartBuildings Detroit Grant Program MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
City of Detroit - SmartBuildings Detroit Green Fund Loan MI Financial Incentive Loan Program
Cherryland Electric Cooperative - Residential Rebate Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
BetterBuildings for Michigan MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Lean and Green Michigan PACE MI Financial Incentive PACE Financing
Michigan Accelerating Technologies (MATch) Energy Grant MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Energy Efficiency Grants MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Consumers Energy - Experimental Advanced Renewable Program MI Financial Incentive Feed-in Tariff
Net Metering MI Regulatory Policy Net Metering
Renewable Energy Program Grants MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Renewable Energy Program Grants MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Loans for Businesses MI Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy Efficiency Grants MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Alternative Energy Property Tax Exemption MI Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Fuel Transformation Program MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Charge Up Michigan Program MI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Consumers Energy - PowerMIDrive Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
DTE Energy (Electric) - Charging Forward Program MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Indiana Michigan Power - EV Incentive MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Lansing Board of Water and Light - Plug-in Electric Vehicle Rebates MI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
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

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.