- Tax Breaks for Household “Alternative Energy” Installations
In March 2018, HBs 5143 & 5680 were introduced to the Michigan House of Representatives proposing to make investments in residential and small-scale solar energy equitable under the tax code. This means treating the addition of solar panels on residential property the same as installing a back up generator or high efficiency furnace. In June 2018, both bills were passed by an overwhelming majority.
- Flushing Township Planning Commission Says Yes to Solar
In July 2018 the Flushing Township Planning Commission passed an ordinance allowing residents to install solar PV panels. This means residents have the option to attach solar panels to their roof or to the ground outside their home.