Michigan Solar Incentives

Michigan Solar Incentives;

DTE Energy – Solar Currents Program;
State: Michigan

  • Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Photovoltaics
  • Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government, Agricultural, Institutional, Must be a DTE Energy Electric Customer
  • Amount: Rebate (new systems): $2.40 per DC watt; reduced for existing systems
  • Production Incentive: $0.11 per kWh
  • Maximum Incentive: $48,000 (rebate portion)
  • Eligible System Size: 1 kW – 20 kW; systems must generally be sized not to exceed on-site energy needs
  • Equipment Requirements: PV modules must be CEC listed and have a 20-year warranty; inverters must have a 10-year warranty and be approved by DTE (UL 1741 and IEEE 1547.1 approved inverters may also qualify upon review by DTE engineers); all installations require a generation meter and a 5-year installation warranty
  • Installation Requirements: Systems must be grid-tied and net metered; installers must employ a State of Michigan licensed electrician; installations must meet all applicable federal, state, local, and manufacturer’s codes and standards and be installed in accordance with DTE Interconnection Guidelines.
  • Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: DTE Energy
  • Program Budget: $25 million
  • Web Site: http://www.dteenergy.com/residentialCustomers/productsPrograms/solarCurrents/getStartedSolar.html


Program Information – Solar Currents
DTE Energy
One Energy Plaza, 530 GO
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 235-4786
E-Mail: solarcurrents@detroitedison.com
Web Site: http://www.dteenergy.com/