Biomass Gasification and Methane Digester Property Tax Exemption (Michigan)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Michigan

Name Biomass Gasification and Methane Digester Property Tax Exemption
Incentive Type Property Tax Incentive
Applicable Sector Agricultural
Eligible Technologies Biomass, Anaerobic Digestion
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 100% exemption from real and personal property taxes






Equipment Requirements Methane digester equipment must be certified by the Michigan Department of Agriculture
Start Date 2006-12-29







Maximum Incentive None










Program Administrator Michigan Department of Agriculture
Website http://www.michigan.gov/mda/0,1607,7-125-1567_1599_44958---,00.html
Date added to DSIRE 2009-02-03
Last DSIRE Review 2014-12-03



References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Summary

Michigan exempts certain energy production related farm facilities from real and personal property taxes. Among exempted property are certain methane digesters, biomass gasification equipment, thermal depolymerization systems, and equipment used to harvest crop residues or dedicated crops used for energy production.

In order to be eligible for the exemption, methane digester equipment must be certified by the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the farm must be verified as compliant under theMichigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP). In addition, the facility owner must allow "access for not more than 2 universities to collect information regarding the effectiveness of the methane digester and the methane digester electric generating system in generating electricity and processing animal waste and production area waste". The exemption includes equipment used to generate electricity from methane digester systems and equipment used to generate heat or electricity from biomass gasifiers.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Michelle Crook
Department Michigan Department of Agriculture

Address 525 W. Allegan
Address 2 P.O. Box 30017
Place Lansing, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48909
Phone (517) 335-2487


Email crookmi@michigan.gov
Website http://www.michigan.gov/mda
     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: MCL §211.9(j)
Date Effective 2006-12-29
Date Enacted 2006-12-29



















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency"