Rebates for installation of qualifying solar electric, hot water, and hot air systems. Rebate reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis for solar systems that are installed at an applicant's primary residence/business by a licensed contractor that meets program participation criteria.
* Program closed on September 16, 2011.
Amount available: up to $3 million
Number of applications received: 329 solar electric applications; 72 solar hot water, 7 solar air heat (4/21/11)
Number approved: 265 solar electric (9 rejected and 31 withdrawn); 67 solar hot water, 7 solar air heat (4/21/11)
Dollar amount approved: $2,612,000 solar electric (1.5 MW capacity), $185,672 solar hot water, 16,694 solar air heat (4/21/11)
Dollar amount spent: $2,138,000 solar electric (206 projects and 1,1170 KW), $85,500 solar hot water (27 projects and 4760 square feet), 5,254 solar air heat (3 projects and 210 square feet collector area) (4/21/11)
Dollar amount pending approval: $0 solar electric, $10,000 solar hot water, $0 solar air heat (4/21/11)
Solar hot water and air heat rebate programs are currently available to homeowners and small businesses. Rebates are available for qualifying solar installations at a primary residence or at a business with fewer than 20 full time employees. Rebate reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis for solar energy systems installed by a licensed contractor that meets program criteria.