Solar Domestic Hot Water Pilot Program

Solar Domestic Hot Water Pilot Program;
State: New Jersey

  • Incentive Type: State Rebate Program
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat
  • Applicable Sectors: Residential
  • Amount:$1,200
  • Maximum Incenative: $1,200
  • Eligible System Size: No size restrictions specified
  • Equipment Requirements: System and components must be new; be SRCC OG-300 certified; and have warranties of 10 years on the collector, 6 years on the storage tank, 2 years on controls, and 1 year on piping, parts and labor. For gas customers, systems must be Energy Star listed.
  • Installation Requirements: System must either replace or retrofit an existing gas or electric hot water system in a single family home. All systems must be installed by a program participating contractor with a NJ Home Improvement Contractor’s (HIC) License
  • Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Not specified, but systems do not generate SRECs eligible for the NJ RPS
  • Funding Source: New Jersey Societal Benefits Charge (public benefits fund) for electric customers; ARRA SEEARP for gas customers
  • Program Start Date: 09/09/2009 (electirc); 04/09/2010 (gas)
  • Program expiration Date: 12/31/2010 or whe funds are exhausted (electric portion fully suscribed)
  • Web Site:


New Jersey Clean Energy Program – Residential Market Manager
c/o Honeywell
145 Route 46 West
Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: (866) 657-6278
Fax: (508) 672-7910
Web Site: