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Solar panels on the roof of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 697 LEED-certified headquarters in Merrillville. Content Exchange

Solarize Indiana hopes to educate anyone interested in solar energy on a federal incentive offered to those who install solar panels during an upcoming meeting.

This week, the statewide, volunteer-based organization will discuss how a 26% federal investment tax credit has been extended until 2022 for homeowners and businesses seeking to install solar panels. 

The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, and prior registration is required, according to a news release. 

A link to register can be found on the nonprofit's Facebook page at, or by sending an email to Carolyn Vann,, or John Vann,, co-chairpersons of Solarize Indiana.

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