The federal government offers a 30% tax credit for the purchase of solar panels. Virginia must lead and offer a tax credit to encourage businesses and residents across the commonwealth to install PV, wind, geothermal, and other renewable energy systems to generate carbon-free electricity.
The federal government offers a $7,500 tax credit for the purchase of an electric car. Virginia must lead and offer a tax credit to encourage businesses and residents to purchase or lease electric vehicles. Va. could start by offering a credit in the areas with the worst air quality.
There's a global environmental disaster looming and Virginia must lead with bold effective programs that rapidly reduce our generation of greenhouse gases.