Battery Storage Technology Tax Credit

Information updated 12/30/2022

The following Residential Clean Energy Tax Credit amounts apply for the prescribed periods:

  • 30% for property placed in service after December 31, 2016, and before January 1, 2020
  • 26% for property placed in service after December 31, 2019, and before January 1, 2022
  • 30% for property placed in service after December 31, 2021, and before January 1, 2033
  • 26% for property placed in service after December 31, 2032, and before January 1, 2034
  • 22% for property placed in service after December 31, 2033, and before January 1, 2035

See tax credits for 2022 and previous years.

What products are eligible?

Qualified battery storage technology must have a capacity of not less than 3 kilowatt hours.

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Who can use this credit?

Existing homes and new construction qualify. Both principal residences and second homes qualify. Rentals do not qualify. This system must be installed in connection with a dwelling unit located in the United States and used as a residence by the taxpayer.

The home served by this system does not have to be the taxpayer's principal residence. A principal residence is the home where you live most of the time. The home must be in the United States. It can include a house, houseboat, mobile home, cooperative apartment, condominium, and a manufactured home.