Solar Incentives & Rebates

Everything you need to know about Solar Thermal Incentives

NYS Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program (PON 2644)

Incentive Type Rebate / Farm based Energy Assistance Program Eligible Technologies List included on NYSERDA website Applicable Sectors Farms and on-farm producers Maximum Incentive NYSERDA provides up to 75% of eligible product costs and capped at $250,000 per farm Expiration Date December 2015 Date Enacted February 2013 The NYSERDA Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program (AEEP) offers assistance in identifying and implementing electric and natural gas energy efficiency measures to eligible farms and...

Colorado(City of Denver) – Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings

Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Eligible Technologies Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Wind, Small Hydroelectric Applicable Sectors Local Government Incentive Amount None-Listed Maximum Incentive None Listed Eligible System Size(s) None Listed Requirement All applicable new City building construction and major renovations will be built and certified to at least the LEED-NC (New Construction) Silver standard, and achieve Energy Star status. Start Date None...

Colorado – Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Equipment

Incentive Type Sales Tax Incentive Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Electric, Other Renewables (not specified) Applicable Sectors Commercial, Industrial, Residential, General Public/Consumer, Nonprofit, Local Government, State Government, Agricultural, Institutional, Retail Supplier Incentive Amount 100% Maximum Incentive None Listed Eligible System Size(s) None Listed Equipment Standards None Listed Installation Standards None Listed Start Date Start Date: 7/1/2009 Expiration Date: 7/1/2017 More Information Contact: Taxpayer Service Division Colorado Department of...

California (California Solar Initiative) – Low-Income Solar Water Heating Rebate Program

Incentive Type  State Rebate Program Eligible Technologies  Solar Water Heat Applicable Sectors  Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential Incentive Amount Step 1 Incentive Rates (contact utility to determine current incentive levels): Single-Family Low-Income: $25.64 per therm displaced Multi-Family Low-Income: $19.23 per therm displaced Maximum Incentive Single-Family Low-Income: $3,750 Multi-Family Low-Income: $500,000 Eligible System Size(s) None Listed Equipment Requirements Systems must be used in connection with a natural gas water heater. Systems used in connection with an electric...

California (City of San Francisco) – GreenFinanceSF

Incentive Type  PACE Financing Eligible Technologies  Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics Applicable Sectors  Commercial, Nonprofit, Multi-Family Residential Program budget $150 million Maximum Incentive None Listed Eligible System Size(s) None Listed Equipment Standards None Listed Installation Standards None Listed Start Date  4/12/2010 More Information Contact: Customer Service GreenFinanceSF Phone: (415) 937-7223 E-Mail: [email protected]

California (California Solar Initiative) – Multi-Family Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Program

Incentive Type  State Rebate Program Eligible Technologies  Photovoltaics Applicable Sectors  Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential Incentive Amount Track 1: Fully Subscribed Track 2: Closed Program budget $108 million through 12/31/2015 Eligible System Size(s) None Listed Equipment Requirements System components must be on the CEC's list of eligible equipment Installation Requirements Must have a current A, B, C-10 or C-46 license. Start Date More Information Contact: Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) Website: http://www.pge.com/lowincomesolar/ E-mail: [email protected] Phone: 877-743-4112 Mailing Address: PG&E Solar and Customer Generation - MASH PO Box 7433 San...

Colorado – Direct Lending Revolving Loan Program

Incentive Type State Loan Program Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Other Distributed Generation Technologies Applicable Sectors Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit Incentive Amount Minimum loan amount of $100,000 Maximum Incentive None Listed Eligible System Size(s) None Listed Equipment Standards None Listed Installation Standards None Listed Start Date None Listed More Information Contact: Tim Dolan Colorado Housing Finance Authority 1981 Blake Street Denver, CO 80202 Phone: (303) 297-7318 Phone 2: (800) 877-2432 Fax: (303) 291-5709 E-Mail: [email protected] Web Site: http://www.chfainfo.com Paul Scharfenberger Colorado Energy Office 1580 Logan Street Suite 100 Denver, CO 80203 Phone: (303) 866-2432 E-Mail: [email protected] Web Site: http://www.colorado.gov/energy

Colorado(Fort Collins) – Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings

Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Eligible Technologies Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Daylighting, Small Hydroelectric Applicable Sectors Local Government Incentive Amount None Listed Maximum Incentive None Listed Eligible System Size(s) None Listed Equipment Standards None Listed Installation Standards None Listed Start Date None Listed More Information Contact: Public Information Officer The City of Fort Collins Green Building Program 281 N. College Ave. Fort Collins, CO...

California (Sonoma County) – Energy Independence Program

Incentive Type  PACE Financing Eligible Technologies  Water Heaters, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Furnaces , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, CHP/Cogeneration, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Roofs, Motors, Pool Pumps, Evaporative Coolers, Cool Roof Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Solar Pool Heating, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels Applicable Sectors  Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Multi-Family Residential Terms Minimum financing amount is $2,500. Financing is repaid through...

California (California Solar Initiative) – PV Incentives

Incentive Type  State Rebate Program Eligible Technologies  Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics Applicable Sectors  Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government, Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential, Agricultural, Institutional, (All customers of PG&E, SDG&E, SCE; Bear Valley eligible only for NSHP) Incentive Amount None Listed Maximum Incentive None Listed Eligible System Size(s) None Listed Equipment Requirements System components must be on the CEC's list of...