Washington DC Solar Incentives

Washington D.C. Solar Incentives;

Renewable Energy Incentive Program;
State: District of Columbia

  • Incentive Type: State Rebate Program
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Photvoltaics, Wind
  • Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential, non-profit, Multi-family Residential, Private Schools
  • Amount: #3/W DC for first 3 KW installed capacity, $2/W DC for next 7 kW, $1/W DC for next 10 KW
  • Maximum Incentive:$33,000 per site per program year
  • Eligible System Size: 1 KW DC minimum; system must be sized not to exceed on-site consumption
  • Equipment Requirements: System must be new and have a performance meter; larger systems must have a performance meter with remote communications capability; system must carry a one-year warranty and meter must carry a five-year warranty.
  • Installation Requirements: System must be grid-connected and installed by a licensed contractor; one-year warranty on installation required.
  • Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Customer-generator
  • Funding Source: Sustainable Energy Trust Fund (public benefits fund)
  • Program budget: $2 million/year for fiscal years 2009/2012
  • Program Expiration Date: 09/30/2012 (program year expiration each September)
  • Web Site: http://green.dc.gov/green/cwp/view,a,1244,q,461562.asp