Merced Irrigation District – PV Buydown Program

Merced Irrigation District – PV Buydown Program;
State: California

  • Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Photovoltaics
  • Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential, Nonprofit
  • Amount: $2.80/W AC, adjusted based on expected performance
  • Maximum Incentive: Residential: $8,400
  • Commercial: $70,000
  • Eligible System Size: Not specified.
  • Equipment Requirements: Systems must carry a minimum 10-year full-system warranty against defective parts, workmanship, or unusual degradation of the system
  • Must use CEC-certified PV modules and inverters
  • Systems must be grid-connected.
  • PV modules must be UL 1703-certified
  • Inverters must be UL 1741-certified, and tested by the Energy Commission
  • Installation Requirements: Systems must be installed by appropriately licensed California solar contractors
  • Installer certification by NABCEP is recommended
  • Installers must be pre-approved
  • Web Site:


Vanessa Lara
Merced Irrigation District
744 W. 20th Street
Merced, CA 95340
Phone: (209) 722-5761 Ext.119
Fax: (209) 726-7010
Web Site: