Tax Incentives

Country: 
Jamaica
Status: 
Implemented
Sector: 
Residential
Solar Photovoltaic: 

Grid-connected: - Photovoltaic Panels: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty - Inverters: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty Additionally for non-grid connected systems: - Charge Controllers: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty - Deep Cycle Batteries: Exempt from General Consumption Tax (standard 20% import duty)Grid-connected: - Photovoltaic Panels: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty - Inverters: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty Additionally for non-grid connected systems: - Charge Controllers: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty - Deep Cycle Batteries: Exempt from General Consumption Tax (standard 20% import duty)

Solar Thermal: 

- Solar Water Heater: Exempt from General Consumption Tax (standard 20% import duty)

Wind (Onshore): 

Grid-connected: - Wind Turbine and support accessories: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty - Inverters: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty Additionally for non-grid connected systems: - Charge Controllers: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty - Deep Cycle Batteries: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty Grid-connected: - Wind Turbine and support accessories: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty - Inverters: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty Additionally for non-grid connected systems: - Charge Controllers: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty - Deep Cycle Batteries: Exempt from General Consumption Tax and Import Duty

Sources: 

Jamaica Customs Dept. Information taken from Jamaica Solar Energy Association (JSEA). Energy Efficient Items. 23 Jun. 2012. Aavailable at: http://www.jsea.org.jm/docs/Energy%20efficient%20items.pdfJamaica Customs Dept. Information taken from Jamaica Solar Energy Association (JSEA). Energy Efficient Items. 23 Jun. 2012. Aavailable at: http://www.jsea.org.jm/docs/Energy%20efficient%20items.pdf