PNM - Performance-Based Solar PV Program

Utility | Performance-Based Incentive
Incentive Amount
These prices will step down over time as certain capacity goals are met
Prices below are current as of 03/2016; see program website for current prices

Systems up to 10 kW: $0.025/kWh for RECs
>10 kW up to 100 kW: $0.025/kWh for RECs
>100 kW up to 1 MW: $0.02/kWh
Maximum Incentive
None specified
Terms
Systems up to 100 kW: 8-year contract
Systems greater than 100 kW up to 1 MW: all contracts terminate on 12/31/2020
(System must be net-metered to be eligible.)
Eligible System Size
Up to 1 MW

Note: The program is closed for applications until July 2016 for systems 100 kW and below. There is currently 67% of capacity available for systems larger than 100 kW up to 1 MW. In March 2006, PNM initiated a renewable energy credit (REC) purcha...

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Holyoke Gas & Electric - Residential Energy Conservation Loan Program

Utility | Loan Program
Maximum Loan
Single-Family Homes: $5,000
Owner-Occupied Multi-Family Dwellings: $10,000 (maximum of $5,000 per unit)
Solar: $10,000
Loan Term
General: Up to 5 years
Solar: Up to 10 years
Interest Rate
0%

The Holyoke Gas & Electric (HG&E) Residential Energy Conservation Program provides residential customers with loans to help make energy saving improvements to eligible homes. The loan provides 0% interest assistance, is repayable over up to five y...

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Renewable Energy Property Tax Exemption

State | North Dakota | Property Tax Incentive
Incentive Amount
100% for five years

North Dakota exempts from local property taxes any locally-assessed* solar, wind, or geothermal energy device serving a new or existing building or structure. Stand-alone systems and systems that are part of conventional systems are eligible. Fo...

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Solar Energy, Small Hydropower, and Geothermal Tax Credit (Corporate)

State | South Carolina | Corporate Tax Credit
Incentive Amount
25% of eligible costs
Maximum Incentive
In any given tax year, $3,500, or 50% of taxpayer's tax liability for that taxable year, whichever is less. If the amount of the credit exceeds $3,500 for each facility, the taxpayer may carry forward the excess for up to ten years.
Equipment Requirements
Solar-thermal systems must be certified by SRCC or a comparable entity endorsed by the S.C. Energy Office
Carryover Provisions
Excess credit may be carried forward up to 10 years

In South Carolina, taxpayers may claim a credit of 25% of the costs of purchasing and installing a solar energy system, small hydropower system, or a geothermal system for heating water, space heating, air cooling, energy-efficient daylighting, ...

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Sulphur Springs Valley EC - SunWatts Rebate Program

Utility | Rebate Program
Incentive Amount
PV: $0.25/W
Wind: $0.10/W
Solar Water Heating: $0.50 per estimated first year kWh savings
Maximum Incentive
Residential PV: $2,500
Non-residential PV: $5,000
Residential Wind: $1,250
Non-residential Wind: $2,500
Eligible System Size
Must qualify as a Net Meter Account
Equipment Requirements
PV equipment must meet IEEE 929 standards, UL 1741 standards, and the NEC code; Minimum 2-year warranty
Solar water heaters must be OG-300 certified
Installation Requirements
System must be installed by a licensed contractor
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits
SSVEC

The SunWatts Program offers home and business owners incentives for purchasing photovoltaic (PV), wind and solar water heating systems. Systems must be grid-connected to be eligible, and meet other program requirements. See website above for compl...

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Owatonna Public Utilities - Residential Conserve and Save Rebate Program

Utility | Rebate Program
Incentive Amount
Water Rebates
Clothes Washer (ENERGY STAR): $25 - $100 per unit
Clothes Washer (ENERGY STAR Most Efficient): $25 - $150
Toilets (WATERSENSE®): $50 per toilet
High Efficiency Urinals (WATERSENSE®): $60 per urinal
Rain Barrels: $10 per barrel
Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles: $3 per nozzle
Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers (WATERSENSE®) : $75 per controller

Electric Rebates
Electric Clothes Dryer (ENERGY STAR®): $50 per unit
Natural Gas Clothes Dryer (ENERGY STAR®): $25 - $50 per unit
Clothes Washer (ENERGY STAR®): $25 - $100 per unit
Clothes Washer (ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient): $25 - $150 per unit
Dehumidifiers (ENERGY STAR®): $15 per unit (new only); $40 per unit (new unit and recycling old unit)
Dishwashers (ENERGY STAR®): $25 per unit
Dishwashers (ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient): $40 per unit
Refrigerators/Freezers (ENERGY STAR®): $25, per unit, with an additional $15 rebate if the old working unit is recycled
Room Air Conditioners (ENERGY STAR®): $25, per unit, with an additional $15 rebate if the old working unit is recycled
CFL ENERGY STAR® Bulbs: 50% of cost
CFL ENERGY STAR® Light Fixtures: 50% of cost
CFL Light Fixures - ENERGY STAR Most Efficient® for Ceiling Fans with Lighting: 50% of cost
LED ENERGY STAR Bulbs/Fixtures/Ceiling Fans with Lighting: 50% of cost
Central Air Conditioner/Ductless Mini Split Systems: $100 - $725, plus $25 - $75 for each SEER point above 14.0
Furnace Fan Motor: $125 per motor
Air Source Heat Pumps: $100 - $725, plus $25 - $75 for each SEER point above 14.0
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $200/ton, plus $150 for each EER point over requirement, plus $250 per desuperheater

Natural Gas Rebates
Attic Air Sealing: $200
Rim Joist Sealing/Insulation: $150
Attic Insulation (Self Installed): $0.10 per square foot
Attic Insulation (Contractor Installed): $150 plus 0.15 per square foot
Boilers: $100 - $300
Furnaces: $100 - $300
Programmable Thermostats: $25 per unit
Wall Insulation: $200 - $300
Windows: $15 per window
Drain Water Heat Recovery (DWHR): $200
Tank Water Heaters: $50 - $100 per unit
Tankless Water Heaters: $200 - $250 per unit
Electronic Ignition Hearth: $75 per unit
Replacement Doors: $25 per door
Windows and Glass Entry Door: $15 per door
Renewable Rebates
Solar Photovoltaic: $0.50 per Watt
Solar Water Heater: $15 per sq ft NET aperture
Maximum Incentive
Water Rebates
Rain Barrels: $50
Electric Rebates
CFL ENERGY STAR® Bulbs: $10 per bulb
CFL ENERGY STAR® Light Fixtures: $15 per fixture
CFL Light Fixures - ENERGY STAR Most Efficient® for Ceiling Fans with Lighting: $25 per fixture
LED ENERGY STAR Bulbs: $15 per bulb
LED ENERGY STAR Fixtures: $15 per fixture
LED ENERGY STAR Fixtures - Ceiling Fans with Lighting: $25 per fixture
Natural Gas Rebates
Attic Insulation (Contractor Installed): 50% of cost
Renewable Rebates
Solar Photovoltaic: $5000
Solar Water Heater: $1200
Equipment Requirements
See rebate application for details

Owatonna offers incentives to residential customers who install energy-efficient equipment in homes through the Conserve and Save Rebate Program. Equipment rebates for refrigerators, freezers and room air conditioners can be increased by properl...

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Energy Conservation Loan

State | Connecticut | Loan Program
Maximum Loan
Single family homes (1-4 family units): $25,000
Multi-family (5 or more units): $100,000
Loan Term
0%, 1%, 3% or 6% depending on income, family size, location
Repayment term up to 10 years (subject to change)

Energy Conservation Loans are available through the Connecticut Housing Investment Fund, Inc. (CHIF) to owners of one- to four-family homes who meet established income limits for family size and location. Interest rates vary in accordance with the...

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Solar Energy Sales Tax Exemption

State | New Jersey | Sales Tax Incentive
Incentive Amount
100% exemption
Maximum Incentive
None

New Jersey offers a full exemption from the state's sales tax (currently 7%) for all solar energy equipment. This exemption is available to all taxpayers. All major types solar energy equipment, including equipment for passive solar design, are co...

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Priority Permit Processing for Green Buildings

State | Hawaii | Green Building Incentive

Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) §46-19.6 requires each county agency that issues building, construction, or development-related permits to establish a procedure for priority processing of permit applications for construction projects incorporating e...

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Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems

State | Connecticut | Property Tax Incentive
Incentive Amount
100% exemption for renewable energy property

Connecticut provides a property tax exemption for "Class I" renewable energy systems* and hydropower facilities** that generate electricity for private residential use. The exemption is available for systems installed on or after October 1, 2007, ...

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