Combined Heat and Power Partnership
Qualified Energy Project Tax Exemption
|Date Last Updated||11/16/2012|
|Incentive Administrator/Contact Office||Ohio Development Services Agency|
|Incentive Initiation Date||1/1/2010|
|Incentive Expiration Date||12/31/2013|
|Incentive Size and Funding Source||The Qualified Energy Project Tax Exemption provides an exemption from the public utility tangible personal property tax to renewable, clean coal, advanced nuclear and CHP energy projects.|
|Eligible Recipient||The Qualified Energy Project Tax Exemption is available to owners (or lessees) of renewable, clean coal, advanced nuclear and CHP energy projects.|
|Eligible Fuel||Does Not Specify|
|Minimum Efficiency Required (%)||Does Not Specify|
|Other Selected Eligibility Criteria||In order to qualify, the owner or lessee subject to sale leaseback transaction must apply to Development Services Agency on or before December 31, 2013 for renewable energy projects and before December 31, 2015 for clean coal, advanced nuclear and CHP projects.|
Qualified Energy Projects will remain exempt from taxation so long as the project is completed within the statutory deadlines, meets the "Ohio Jobs Requirement" and continues to meet several ongoing obligations including providing Development Services Agency with project information on an annual basis.
Large projects (above 5 MW) require approval from each Board of County Commissioners in which the project is located. In addition, these large projects require agreements to train and equip local emergency responders, as well as repair roadway infrastructure following the construction of the project. Small projects (less than 250 kW) are exempt as a matter of law pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 5709.53.
|Application Form(s)||Application Portal|