CCEF – Solar PV Rebate Program

CCEF – Solar PV Rebate Program;
State: Connecticut

  • Incentive Type:State Rebate Program
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Photovoltaics
  • Applicable Sectors: Residential, Multi-family residential
  • Amount: Residential: $1.75/watt (PTC rating) for first 5 kW; $1.25/W (PTC) for next 5 kW, adjusted based on expected performance
  • Maximum Incenative: Residential: $15,000;
  • Incentives will be subject to a maximum of the customer’s average annual or expected electric usage
  • Eligible System Size: Up to 10 KW
  • Equipment Requirements: Equipment must be new and listed on the California Energy Commission’s list of eligible equipment; Inverters and installation must carry a minimum 5-year warranty; PV panels must carry a minimum 20-year warranty
  • Installation Requirements: Starting March 1, 2010: applicants must participate in CEEF’s Home Energy Solutions (HES) program
  • Installation must comply with all federal, state, and local codes;
  • Must be grid-connected and installed by a pre-approved contractor;
  • Installation must be in service territory of United Illuminating Company or Connecticut Light & Power
  • Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Remains ith customer/producer
  • Funding Source: Connecicut Clean Energy Fund, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act($1.5M in FY 2010)
  • Program Budget: $14.6m (from program inception to date)
  • Program Start Date: 10/01/2004
  • Program Expiration Date: None Specified
  • Web Site:


Christin Cifaldi
Connecticut Clean Energy Fund
200 Corporate Place, 3rd Floor
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Phone: (860) 563-5851
Fax: (860) 563-4877
Web Site: