Duquesne Light Company - Residential Solar Water Heating Program (Pennsylvania)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Pennsylvania

Name Duquesne Light Company - Residential Solar Water Heating Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Multi-Family Residential, Residential, Mobile Homes
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount $286/system




Eligible System Size No general size limitations for system, but solar storage tanks must have a capacity of at least 1.25 gallons/square foot of collector

Equipment Requirements System must be new and Energy Star certified (requires SRCC OG-300 certification, 10-year warranty on collectors, 6-year warranty on tank, 2-year warranty on controllers, 1-year warranty on piping and parts); have a 1 year installation warranty; and meet various other technical requirements (see application for details)
Start Date 2009-11-30
Expiration Date 2013-03-31 Current application



Installation Requirements Must be installed by a qualified contractor (NABCEP certification or a combination of experience and other training qualifies); must retrofit or replace an existing electric water heater; have an output at least 75% of optimal; and meet various other technical specifications (see application for details)




Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits Not addressed. Systems are not eligible to produce Pennsylvania Solar Alternative Energy Credits (SAECs)









Website http://www.duquesnelight.com/wattchoices/default.cfm
Date added to DSIRE 2010-07-29
Last DSIRE Review 2013-06-13
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2013-06-13


References DSIRE[1]


Summary

Duquesne Light provides rebates to its residential customers for purchasing and installing qualifying solar water heating systems. Eligible systems may receive a flat rebate of $286 per qualifying system. Various equipment, installation, contractor, and warranty requirements apply, as summarized above and described in more detail in program documents. Customers must purchase and install equipment before applying for rebate and must then fully and accurately complete the rebate form and send it to the address stated on the document. Rebates are paid by debit card, which should be received within 60 days of the submission of the rebate form. Application forms, terms and conditions, and a list of eligible systems are available on the program website. Customers interested in participating in the program can call 877-694-2197 for further details.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Dave Defide
Department Duquesne Light Company
Division Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Program
Address 411 Seventh Avenue

Place Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Zip/Postal Code 15219
Phone (412) 393-6107



Website http://www.wattchoices.com
     
     


















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

References

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

Rebates Grants Solar Water Heating Incentives

SWH Residential Max $ $286





SWH Residential $/unit $286









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

References

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