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Make the switch to solar power in Utah, it's easy

Why solar energy in Utah?

Utah is a prime location to use solar energy. The Bureau of Land Management identified 17 "Solar Energy Zones." These are places in the U.S. with the best potential for solar. Three of these 17 special solar zones are in Utah.

Keep Utah beautiful with solar

Utah is a beautiful state with a wide variety of natural landscapes and breathtaking scenery. You’re proud to call Utah home and you love the natural environment that’s part of your state.

Solar energy is one way to help preserve the natural beauty of Utah, keeping the air and water clean and safe. Using clean energy from solar panels cuts back on energy generated by burning fossil fuels.

Generating power from coal-burning plants has a major environmental impact that Utahns are ready to leave behind for good.

Coal and natural gas are dirty and costly to harvest, produce, and use. Though natural gas has a reputation for burning “cleaner,” extracting the gas from the ground can pollute water sources, and gas leaks can pose a major health threat.

The cost of fossil fuels is not worth it

Since fossil fuels such as oil and natural gas are both nonrenewable, they will eventually run out.

As these resources become more scarce, they also become more expensive. Solar, on the other hand, is more affordable than ever.

Here are some more reasons why going solar in Utah makes so much sense.

Utah state and local solar incentives and advantages

The state of Utah offers a 25 percent tax credit on residential solar panel systems up to $1,600. This credit varies with different utility companies and the cap steps down until it expires in 2024.

Although net metering has seen some highs and lows in Utah, the good news is that some utilities still offer credit for any extra energy you generate with your rooftop solar panels.

Rocky Mountain Power, for example, is still offering a transition program for homeowners who want to install rooftop solar. Check with your utility to ask if they have, or are planning to roll out, a net metering or similar clean energy credit program.

More solar resources In Utah

Utah’s solar access laws

If you live in a neighborhood with a Home Owner’s Association (HOA), you might be intimidated by the idea of getting approval for solar panels. But if your home is detached (not connected to your neighbors’ or any common buildings), there are solar access laws that set limits to the restrictions your HOA could put on you.

HOA rules can’t reduce your solar production by 15 percent, or increase the cost of installing your system by more than $750. This gives you more freedom to generate your own clean energy, no matter what neighborhood you live in.

Solar easements

Homeowners in Utah can also create solar easements to make sure your property has guaranteed access to sunlight.

This is a great way to ensure your solar energy system will always be able to produce the maximum energy, no matter what changes happen around you over the long-term.

Going solar in Utah

As one of Utah’s leading solar providers, we’re focused on creating the best energy experience in the state. That means easy installation, and worry-free monitoring and maintenance. It also means personalized local service with offices in American Fork, Lehi, and Salt Lake City.

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