Energy Trust – Solar Water Heating Buy-Down Program

Energy Trust – Solar Water Heating Buy-Down Program;
State: Oregon

  • Incentive Type: State Rebate Program
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Solar Pool Heating
  • Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Agricultural, Institutional
  • Amount: Varies by sector, water heating fuel, and electric or gas provider; see below for details
  • Maximum Incentive: $1,500 for residential solar water heaters; $1,000 for residential pool heating; 35% of system cost for commercial.
  • Equipment Requirements: Systems must be new. Expansions to existing solar systems are not eligible. System must be listed as eligible by Energy Trusty and must be SRCC-certified.
  • Installation Requirements: Systems must be installed by a qualified Energy Trust solar contractor. Self-installed systems do not qualify. All commercial systems must be pre-approved prior to installation.
  • Funding Source: Public Purpose Fund
  • Program Start Date: October 2003
  • Web Site:


Kacia Brockman
Energy Trust of Oregon
851 SW Sixth Ave., Suite 1200
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: (503) 493-8888 Ext.223
Fax: (503) 546-6862
Web Site: