Solar Energy Exemptions
The Town of Hopkinton has a Solar Energy Systems Exemption.  If qualified, an exemption of an amount equal to the value of the solar heating or cooling system or $5,000.00, whichever is smaller, will be deducted from your assessed valuation.  Applications are taken until April 15th after final tax bill in December.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicant must submit proof of the cost of the solar heating or cooling system along with a completed PA-29 application form.

TITLE V
TAXATION
CHAPTER 72
PERSONS AND PROPERTY LIABLE TO TAXATION
Solar Energy Systems Exemption
Section 72:61
72:61 Definition of Solar Energy Systems. – In this subdivision "solar energy system" means a system which utilizes solar energy to heat or cool the interior of a building or to heat water for use in a building and which includes one or more collectors and a storage container. "Solar energy system" also means a system which provides electricity for a building by the use of photovoltaic panels.
Source. 1975, 391:1. 1993, 93:1, eff. April 1, 1993.

CHAPTER 72
PERSONS AND PROPERTY LIABLE TO TAXATION
Solar Energy Systems Exemption
Section 72:62
72:62 Exemption for Solar Energy Systems. – Each city and town may adopt under RSA 72:27-a an exemption from the assessed value, for property tax purposes, for persons owning real property which is equipped with a solar energy system as defined in RSA 72:61.
Source. 1975, 391:1. 1991, 70:26. 1993, 93:2, eff. April 1, 1993. 2003, 299:17, eff. April 1, 2003.