APS – Renewable Energy Incentive Program

APS – Renewable Energy Incentive Program;
State: Arizona

  • Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Electric, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Solar HVAC, Solar Pool Heating, Daylighting, Anaerobic Digestion, Small Hydroelectric, Other Distributed Generation Technologies
  • Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential
  • Amount: PV incentives may be de-rated based on expected performance
  • Grid-tied residential PV: $1.95/watt DC
  • Off-grid residential PV (less than 5 kW): $2/watt DC;
  • Grid-tied non-residential PV: $2.50/watt DC or production-based incentive (PBI)
  • Off-grid non-residential PV: $1.50/W DC or PBI
  • Residential/small solar water heating: $0.50/kWh of estimated first-year savings
  • Non-residential solar water heating: up to $0.75/kWh of estimated first-year savings
  • Large solar water heating and solar HVAC systems: production based incentive
  • Solar Daylighting: $0.20/kWh estimated first year savings
  • Other renewables: performance-based incentive
  • Maximum Incentive: PV: 50% of project costs. Up-front incentive payment is limited to $75,000
  • SWH: 50% of system costs
  • Eligible System Size: No size restrictions for grid-connected systems specified; Less than 5 kW for off-grid systems.
  • Under the small SWH system incentive, systems must have OG-300 ratings of 10,000 kWh per year energy savings. “Large” SWH systems have minimum 5,000 kWh/yr. estimated energy savings
  • Equipment Requirements: SWH systems must be certified to SRCC OG-300 standards
  • Installation Requirements: PV systems must be installed by a licensed contractor holding one or more of the following certifications with the Arizona Registrar of Contractors: C-11, K-11, L-11.
  • SWH systems must be installed by a licensed contractor holding one or more of the following certifications with the Arizona Registrar of Contractors, C-37, C-37R, K-77, K-78, L-77, L-78.
  • Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: APS
  • Web Site: http://www.aps.com/main/green/choice/choice_23.html?source=hme

Contact:

Credit Purchase Program Customer Service Line
Arizona Public Service Company
Solar Energy Services
Mail Station 3161
P.O. Box 53933
Phoenix, AZ 85072-3999
Phone: (602) 328-1924
Fax: (602) 250-2724
E-Mail: renewables@aps.com