Santa Rosa, Calif.-based G&C AutoBody is spending $2.09 million installing solar power arrays on three of its seven locations and will write off the project cost in one year under a special 2011 tax incentive for capital investments, the North Bay Business Journal reported.
By the end of this month, the company will have installed a $1.3 million system on its Santa Rosa main offices and shop and a $450,000 array on its Petaluma store. This summer, a $340,000 system was installed on a year-old location in Windsor, according to the newspaper.
Referring to the federal and state incentives available for renewable energy projects, G&C President Gene Crozat said, “If you’re a business that uses any electricity, you’re crazy if you don’t take advantage of this."
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