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Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (aka $700 billion bail-out package for the financial industry)
“Green tax breaks” for individuals are included within the new law
Solar: For the 2008 tax year you can claim a tax credit of up to $2,000 for up to 30% of the cost of a photovoltaic system to generate electricity. Also, you can claim another credit of up to $2,000 for 30% of the cost of a system to heat hot water for showers and radiators.
Wind and geothermal: A new $4,000 credit for up to 30% of the cost of installing a home windmill system to generate electricity. For geothermal systems there's a new $2,000 credit.
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