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Navigating IRA Incentives and Rebates with Jamie Skaar | EP187

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The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 provides major incentives and tax credits to accelerate the clean energy transition in the United States. But how can solar, storage, and electrification companies take advantage of the IRA? In this episode, Tim Montague talks with Jamie Skaar, founder and CEO of Luna Energy, about the opportunities and challenges in implementing the IRA.
Jamie explains how solar installers can expand their businesses by adding energy storage, heat pumps, building upgrades, and other electrification technologies. He advises thinking through your local market - the demographics, income levels, and available incentives - rather than jumping into a new service area blindly. We discuss the huge market potential in electrification. With the right long-term vision, Jamie sees companies emerging as "electrification brands" that homeowners trust for their whole energy transition.
Tim and Jamie also talk through actionable tips for contractors, from incentives to serve low-income households to designing multi-year electrification projects. With over $370 billion for energy and climate initiatives, the IRA provides immense opportunities for enterprising solar, storage, and electrification companies. Tune in to get valuable insights on planning your business strategy to maximize benefits from the historic IRA legislation.
Key Takeaways

  1. How can solar companies expand their services to take advantage of IRA incentives beyond just solar PV?
  2. What strategies can solar contractors use to serve low-to-moderate-income households under the IRA?
  3. How can solar contractors structure multi-year projects to provide ongoing value under the IRA?
  4. How can solar contractors position their businesses competitively using the new IRA incentives?
  5. What digital platforms and tools can help solar contractors navigate local incentives and rebates?

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The Clean Power Hour is produced by the Clean Power Consulting Group and created by Tim Montague. Contact us by email: CleanPowerHour@gmail.com

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The Clean Power Hour is brought to you by CPS America, maker of North America’s number one 3-phase string inverter, with over 6GW shipped in the US. With a focus on commercial and utility-scale solar and energy storage, the company partners with customers to provide unparalleled performance and service. The CPS America product lineup includes 3-phase string inverters from 25kW to 275kW, exceptional data communication and controls, and energy storage solutions designed for seamless integration with CPS America systems. Learn more at www.chintpowersystems.com

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Manage episode 395683916 series 3184523
Content provided by Tim Montague, John Weaver, Tim Montague, and John Weaver. All podcast content including episodes, graphics, and podcast descriptions are uploaded and provided directly by Tim Montague, John Weaver, Tim Montague, and John Weaver or their podcast platform partner. If you believe someone is using your copyrighted work without your permission, you can follow the process outlined here https://ro.player.fm/legal.

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 provides major incentives and tax credits to accelerate the clean energy transition in the United States. But how can solar, storage, and electrification companies take advantage of the IRA? In this episode, Tim Montague talks with Jamie Skaar, founder and CEO of Luna Energy, about the opportunities and challenges in implementing the IRA.
Jamie explains how solar installers can expand their businesses by adding energy storage, heat pumps, building upgrades, and other electrification technologies. He advises thinking through your local market - the demographics, income levels, and available incentives - rather than jumping into a new service area blindly. We discuss the huge market potential in electrification. With the right long-term vision, Jamie sees companies emerging as "electrification brands" that homeowners trust for their whole energy transition.
Tim and Jamie also talk through actionable tips for contractors, from incentives to serve low-income households to designing multi-year electrification projects. With over $370 billion for energy and climate initiatives, the IRA provides immense opportunities for enterprising solar, storage, and electrification companies. Tune in to get valuable insights on planning your business strategy to maximize benefits from the historic IRA legislation.
Key Takeaways

  1. How can solar companies expand their services to take advantage of IRA incentives beyond just solar PV?
  2. What strategies can solar contractors use to serve low-to-moderate-income households under the IRA?
  3. How can solar contractors structure multi-year projects to provide ongoing value under the IRA?
  4. How can solar contractors position their businesses competitively using the new IRA incentives?
  5. What digital platforms and tools can help solar contractors navigate local incentives and rebates?

Jamie Skaar
Jamie Contact
Listener survey

Support the Show.

Connect with Tim

Clean Power Hour
Clean Power Hour on YouTube
Tim on Twitter
Tim on LinkedIn

Email tim@cleanpowerhour.com

Review Clean Power Hour on Apple Podcasts
The Clean Power Hour is produced by the Clean Power Consulting Group and created by Tim Montague. Contact us by email: CleanPowerHour@gmail.com

Corporate sponsors who share our mission to speed the energy transition are invited to check out https://www.cleanpowerhour.com/support/

The Clean Power Hour is brought to you by CPS America, maker of North America’s number one 3-phase string inverter, with over 6GW shipped in the US. With a focus on commercial and utility-scale solar and energy storage, the company partners with customers to provide unparalleled performance and service. The CPS America product lineup includes 3-phase string inverters from 25kW to 275kW, exceptional data communication and controls, and energy storage solutions designed for seamless integration with CPS America systems. Learn more at www.chintpowersystems.com

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