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Solar Energy Sales Tax Exemption

Sales Tax Exemption Administration (S&U-6) is currently being revised and some information contained in the current version may not be accurate. View program website link below for more information.


  • Provides a full tax exemption from the state’s sale tax for all solar energy equipment.
  • All tax payers are eligible for this incentive.
  • Prior to installation, you must submit a completed New Jersey Clean Energy Program pre-installation application and a technical worksheet to New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program.  When the application is approved, you’ll receive a letter confirming your reservation and explaining the interconnection and inspection requirements. Before the application is approved you may be required to provide additional information or change the planned system size or equipment location.

Program Administrator: NJ Board of Public Utilities (BPU); New Jersey Clean Energy Program (NJCEP)

Additional Information:

See program website for expiration dates.

Eligible Technologies, Appliances, Fuels & Feedstock

  • Passive Solar Space Heat
  • Photovoltaics
  • Solar Pool Heating
  • Solar Space Heat
  • Solar Thermal Electric
  • Solar Thermal Process Heat
  • Solar Water Heat
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