CPS Energy – Solar Hot Water Rebate Program

CPS Energy – Solar Hot Water Rebate Program;
State: Texas

  • Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat
  • Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Nonprofit, Schools, State Government, Institutional, Must be CPS Energy Customer
  • Amount: $0.60 per kWh saved annually (conventional 50-gallon electric water heater)
  • Maximum Incentive: $2,000 per account
  • Eligible System Size: No limits specified
  • Equipment Requirements: Must have a permanently installed electric back-up;
  • Systems must be new, SRCC OG-300 certified and have a 5-year warranty on all major components and
  • Installation Requirements: System must meet all applicable codes and be installed by a CPS Energy registered installer (minimum qualifications apply);
  • System must be designed for frost protection and scale elimination or remediation
  • Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: CPS Energy, unless required for LEED certification
  • Funding Source: Save for Tomorrow Energy Plan (STEP)
  • Program Budget: ~$2.5 M per year (PV and SWH); may be adjusted according to demand
  • Program Expiration Date: STEP extends through 2020, annual program year expiration dates may apply
  • Web Site: http://www.cpsenergy.com/Residential/Rebates/Solar_WaterHeater/index.asp


Public Information – CPS Energy Efficiency Rebates
CPS Energy
Mail Drop 340117, PO Box 1771
San Antonio, TX 78296-1771
Phone: (210) 353-2728
Fax: (210) 353-5707
Web Site: http://www.cpsenergy.com