CPS Energy – Solar PV Rebate Program

CPS Energy – Solar PV Rebate Program;
State: Texas

  • Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Photovoltaics
  • Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Nonprofit, Institutional, Must be CPS Energy Customer
  • Amount: $3.00/W AC watt standard, may be altered based on inspection results
  • Maximum Incentive: Residential: $30,000 or 50% of cost;
  • Non-residential: $100,000 or 50% of cost
  • Eligible System Size: 500 W AC minimum, special considerations apply to systems larger than 100 kW
  • Equipment Requirements: PV modules and inverters must be listed on the California Energy Commission (CEC) website;
  • Warranties: Installer 1 year, PV Module 20 years, Inverter 5 years
  • Installation Requirements: Systems must be grid connected and installed by a CPS Energy registered installer (must have NABCEP certification within 2 years); Systems should be South oriented with at least 260 square feet of unobstructed space.
  • Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: CPS Energy, unless RECs required for LEED certification
  • Funding Source: Save for Tomorrow Energy Plan (STEP)
  • Program Budget: Expected to be ~$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_Photovoltaic/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