Big Country Electric Coop - PV Water Pump Sales & Lease Program (Texas)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Texas

Name Big Country Electric Coop - PV Water Pump Sales and Lease Program
Incentive Type Leasing Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential, Agricultural, All Big Country Electric Coop Members
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Terms 5 years
Program Administrator Big Country Electric Cooperative
Date added to DSIRE 2002-09-12
Last DSIRE Review 2008-03-10

References DSIRE[1]


In 1998, Big Country Electric Cooperative began offering solar water pumping systems to its members. Two 75-watt DC solar panels are used on each standard system. The solar water pumping systems can be leased or sold to provide livestock water delivery where electrical power is either not available or not economically feasible. The selling price is approximately $2,750 or they can be leased for $50 per month for a 60-month term, with the first and last month paid up front. Currently, there are approximately 50 completed installations.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Ron Acosta
Department Big Country Electric Cooperative

Address PO Box 518

Place Roby, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 79543
Phone (325) 776-3903

Contact Name Paul Jones
Department Big Country Electric Cooperative

Address 2100 College Ave.

Place Snyder, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 79549-0365
Phone (325) 573-3161


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"