Property Tax Exclusion for Residential Renewable Energy Property (Florida)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Florida

Name Property Tax Exclusion for Residential Renewable Energy Property
Incentive Type Property Tax Incentive
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 100% of the added value

Start Date 2013-01-01

Date added to DSIRE 2013-07-10
Last DSIRE Review 2014-08-01

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


Florida provides a property tax exemption for residential photovoltaic systems, wind energy systems, solar water heaters, and geothermal heat pumps installed on or after January 1, 2013. For the purpose of assessing property taxes for a home, an increase in the just value of the property attributable to the installation of this equipment should be ignored. The exemption applies to the following types of equipment used as part of a solar, wind or geothermal system:

  • Solar energy collectors, photovoltaic modules, and inverters.
  • Storage tanks and other storage systems, excluding swimming pools used as storage tanks.
  • Rockbeds.
  • Thermostats and other control devices.
  • Heat exchange devices.
  • Pumps and fans.
  • Roof ponds.
  • Freestanding thermal containers.
  • Pipes, ducts, refrigerant handling systems, and other equipment used to interconnect such systems; however, such equipment does not include conventional backup systems of any type
  • Windmills and wind turbines.
  • Wind-driven generators.
  • Power conditioning and storage devices that use wind energy to generate electricity or mechanical forms of energy.
  • Pipes and other equipment used to transmit hot geothermal water to a dwelling or structure from a geothermal deposit.

This exemption applies to assessments beginning January 1, 2014, and for equipment installed on or after January 1, 2013.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Public Information
Department Florida Department of Revenue

Address PO Box 3000

Place Tallahassee, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 32315
Phone (850) 717-6570


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

Authority 1: HB 277

Date Enacted 2013-05-30

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


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