U.S. Department of Treasury – Renewable Energy Grants

State:      Federal

  • Incentive Type:     Federal Grant Program
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:     Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Geothermal Electric, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Municipal Solid Waste, CHP/Cogeneration, Solar Hybrid Lighting, Hydrokinetic, Anaerobic Digestion, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Ocean Thermal, Microturbines
  • Applicable Sectors:     Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural
  • Amount:    30% of property that is part of a qualified facility, qualified fuel cell property, solar property, or qualified small wind property
  • 10% of all other property
  • Maximum Incentive:    $1,500 per 0.5 kW for qualified fuel cell property
  • $200 per kW for qualified microturbine property
  • 50 MW for CHP property, with limitations for large systems
  • Funding Source:    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
  • Start Date:    1/1/2009
  • Expiration Date:    12/31/2010 (construction must begin by this date)
  • Web Site:     http://www.treas.gov/recovery/1603.shtml