Solar Incentives & Rebates

Everything you need to know about Solar Thermal Incentives

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 Francisco,...

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 80524 Phone: (970)...

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 a...

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 eligible...

California (Western Riverside Council of Governments) – Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Financing Program

Incentive Type  PACE Financing Eligible Technologies  Lighting, Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Roofs, Custom/Others pending approval, Whole House Fans, Evaporative Coolers, Pool Equipment, Water Efficiency, LED Lighting Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Geothermal Heat Pumps Applicable Sectors  Residential Terms Eligible products can be financed for 5, 10, 15, or 20 years, depending on the useful...

Colorado -Greening of State Government

Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Eligible Technologies Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps, CHP/Cogeneration, Bio-gas, Daylighting, Small Hydroelectric Applicable Sectors State Government Incentive Amount None Listed Maximum Incentive None Listed Eligible System Size(s) None Listed Equipment / Products Departments and agencies must purchase ENERGY STAR equipment when available Purchases of electronic equipment must consider the life-cycle environmental and energy impacts of the...

Florida(City of Lauderhill) – Revolving Loan Program

Incentive Type Local Loan Program Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics Applicable Sectors Residential Incentive Amount Minimum of $400 Maximum Incentive $2,000 Eligible System Size(s) None Listed Equipment Standards None Listed Installation Standards None Listed Terms No more than 2 years More Information Contact: City of Lauderhill 5581 W. Oakland Park Blvd Lauderhill, FL 33319 E-Mail: [email protected] Web Site: http://lauderhill-fl.gov/green.asp    

Florida – Gainesville Regional Utilities – Solar Water Heating Rebate Program

Incentive Type  Utility Rebate Program Eligible Technologies  Solar Water Heat Applicable Sectors  Residential Incentive Amount  $500 Maximum Incentive None Listed Eligible System Size(s) None Listed Equipment Standards All systems must be guaranteed against freeze damage. System performance must be FSEC certified. Installation Standards Systems must be installed by a contractor currently certified to install solar water heaters by the Florida Dept. of Business and Professional Regulation Construction Industry Licensing Board per Fla. Stat. § 489.105. Start...

Colorado(Roaring Fork Valley) – Renewable Energy Rebate Program

Incentive Type Local Rebate Program Eligible Technologies Solar Water Hear, Photovoltaics, Small Hydroelectric Applicable Sectors Commercial, Residential Incentive Amount PV (on-site customer-owned systems): $0.50 per annual kWh production; based on PV Watts report PV (on-site leased systems): $0.25 per annual kWh production; based on PV Watts report Solar Water Heat: $1,500 per panel, plus $200 for control or meter Solar Water Heating Tune-ups: 50% of tune-up and repair costs Small Hydro: $0.50...