Ohio residents can qualify for incentives to help offset the cost of a solar system.
Federal Tax Incentive
The tax credits are for 30% of the remaining cost after grants of the system. The Federal Tax Credit can be taken on the entire system cost, but grant money must be taxed as income if that approach is used.
Net metering is a billing arrangement where customers who produce their own electricity can receive a credit on their electric bills for electricity fed back into the grid. It is like using the grid as a battery to store power produced when solar resources are available, which you can use when needed.