R & T Code 73, Assembly Bill 1451 (Ch. 538, Stats. 2008)
The property tax incentive for the installation of an active solar energy system is in the form of a new construction exclusion. Therefore, the installation of a qualifying solar energy system will not result in either an increase or a decrease in the assessment of the existing property.
If you are a veteran who is rated 100% service-connected disabled by the Veterans Administration (or if you are the surviving spouse of such a veteran), you may be eligible for an exemption of up to $150,000 of the assessed value of your principal place of residence.