This study, prepared by the Center for Economic and Business Research for Western Washington University, assesses the economic impact for the State of Washington of the solar energy incentive program according to the rates introduced in the original House Bill 2346.

  • According to the rates outlined in the original version of HB 2346 every dollar invested by the state generates approximately $7 in payroll and $16 in local economic activity.
  • The majority of the incentive is actually returned directly to the state in taxes.

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