West Virginia Department of Commerce Energy Incentives

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Energy Incentives

West Virginia has several energy incentives and policies, including:
  • An alternative and renewable energy portfolio standard requiring state electric generating utilities to supply 25 percent of retail electric sales from eligible alternative and renewable energy resources by 2025
  • A net metering policy that allows West Virginia residents to get credit from their electric utilities for electricity generated from renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, biomass, landfill gas and hydropower
  • A residential solar energy tax credit
  • A sales tax exemption for ENERGY STAR products
  • A tax exemption and a special property tax assessment for commercial wind energy