California Solar Initiative – Solar Water Heating Rebate Program

California Solar Initiative – Solar Water Heating Rebate Program;
State: California

  • Incentive Type: State Rebate Program
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat
  • Applicable Sectors: Residential
  • Amount: Systems that displace natural gas: $12.82 per estimated therm displaced
  • Systems that displace electricity: $0.37 per estimated kWh displaced
  • Maximum Incentive: Systems that displace natural gas: $1,875
  • Systems that displace electricity: $1,250
  • Equipment Requirements: Must be SRCC certified
  • Installation Requirements: Systems must be installed by an appropriately licensed contractor who is listed as being eligible to participate in the program.
  • Self-installations are permitted if the building owner attends a designated CSI-Thermal Program training workshop.
  • Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Remain with customer
  • Program Budget: $350 million
  • Program Start Date: 5/1/2010; incentives are available retroactively for systems installed after 7/15/09
  • Program Expiration Date: 12/31/2017, or until the funds run out.
  • Web Site: https://www.csithermal.com/