Colton Public Utilities - PV Rebate Program (California)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Colton Public Utilities - PV Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Systems under 30 kW:

1.71/W if customer keeps RECs; 2.44/W PTC if utility gets RECs
Systems 30 kW or larger, up to 100 kW:
0.18/kWh if customer keeps RECs; 0.26/kWh if utility gets RECs (paid for 5 years)
Systems larger than 100 kW:
0.18/kWh (paid for 5 years)

Eligible System Size No size limitations specified

Equipment Requirements Requires second meter to measure output.

5 year warranty against breakdown or degradation in the electrical performance of more than 10% of the system’s rated output. 5 year or better warranty on the inverter. Must comply with California Energy Commission Standards for PV systems and all applicable national, state and local building and safety codes.

Maximum Incentive Up-front incentives: 50% of project costs

Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits Colton Electric Utility

Program Administrator Colton Public Utilities
Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-07
Last DSIRE Review 2011-06-13
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


This program has met its funding limits. There are no additional funds for solar rebates and applications are no longer being accepted.

Customers of Colton Electric Utility who install a photovoltaic system that is connected to the utility's electric system are eligible for up-front rebates based on expected performance or incentives based on actual production, depending on the size of the system. System size must not exceed the peak load of the facility.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Gerald M. Katz
Department Colton Public Utilities

Address 150 S. 10th Street

Place Colton, California
Zip/Postal Code 92324
Phone (909) 370-5561


  • 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)"