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Equipment Certification Incentives

Incentive Incentive Type Place Applicable Sector Eligible Technologies Active
Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act (Canada) Environmental Regulations
Equipment Certification
Fees
Generating Facility Rate-Making
Generation Disclosure
Industry Recruitment/Support
Safety and Operational Guidelines
Siting and Permitting
Canada Commercial
Construction
Developer
Fuel Distributor
Industrial
Investor-Owned Utility
Local Government
Municipal/Public Utility
Rural Electric Cooperative
State/Provincial Govt
Systems Integrator
Transportation
Tribal Government
Utility
Natural Gas Yes
Carbon Dioxide Transportation and Sequestration Act (Illinois) Equipment Certification
Safety and Operational Guidelines
Illinois Commercial
Construction
Industrial
Utility
Coal with CCS Yes
Certification of Solar Collectors (Texas) Equipment Certification Texas Commercial
Industrial
Residential
Construction
Installer/Contractor
Solar Water Heat
Solar Space Heat
Photovoltaics
No
Georgia Commercial Laboratory Act (Georgia) Environmental Regulations
Equipment Certification
Georgia Commercial
Developer
Biomass/Biogas
Coal with CCS
Concentrating Solar Power
Energy Storage
Fuel Cells
Geothermal Electric
Hydroelectric energy
Hydroelectric (Small)
Natural Gas
Nuclear
Solar Photovoltaics
Tidal Energy
Wave Energy
Wind energy
Yes
Madison - Equipment Certification (Wisconsin) Equipment Certification Wisconsin Local Government
Construction
Installer/Contractor
Solar Water Heat
Solar Space Heat
No
Puerto Rico - Renewable Energy Equipment Certification (Puerto Rico) Equipment Certification Puerto Rico Construction
Installer/Contractor
Photovoltaics
Solar Space Heat
Solar Water Heat
Wind
Yes
Rating of Solar Energy Devices (Texas) Equipment Certification Texas Utility
Commercial
Investor-Owned Utility
Industrial
Construction
Municipal/Public Utility
Installer/Contractor
Retail Supplier
Systems Integrator
Concentrating Solar Power
Solar Photovoltaics
Yes
Renewable Energy Act (Prince Edward Island, Canada) Equipment Certification
Renewables Portfolio Standards and Goals
Solar/Wind Access Policy
Prince Edward Island Commercial
Developer
General Public/Consumer
Industrial
Installer/Contractor
Institutional
Investor-Owned Utility
Local Government
Low-Income Residential
Municipal/Public Utility
Residential
Rural Electric Cooperative
Schools
State/Provincial Govt
Utility
Biomass/Biogas
Geothermal Electric
Solar Photovoltaics
Wind energy
Yes
Small Wind Turbine Certification (Oregon) Equipment Certification Oregon Commercial
Residential
Local Government
State Government
Wind No
Solar & Wind Equipment Certification (Arizona) Equipment Certification Arizona Commercial
Construction
Industrial
Installer/Contractor
Residential
Daylighting
Passive Solar Space Heat
Photovoltaics
Solar Space Heat
Solar Thermal Electric
Solar Water Heat
Wind
Yes
Solar Collector Standards (New Mexico) Equipment Certification New Mexico Installer/Contractor
Retail Supplier
Solar Water Heat
Solar Space Heat
No
Solar Energy Equipment Certification (Arkansas) Equipment Certification Arkansas Commercial
Residential
Construction
Passive Solar Space Heat
Solar Water Heat
Solar Space Heat
Solar Thermal Process Heat
Photovoltaics
No
Solar Energy Equipment Certification (Idaho) Equipment Certification Idaho Commercial
Industrial
Residential
General Public/Consumer
Construction
Solar Water Heat
Solar Space Heat
Solar Thermal Process Heat
Photovoltaics
No
Solar Energy Equipment Certification (Louisiana) Equipment Certification Louisiana Commercial
Industrial
Residential
General Public/Consumer
Construction
Solar Water Heat
Solar Space Heat
Solar Thermal Process Heat
Photovoltaics
No
Solar Energy Equipment Warranties (Maine) Equipment Certification Maine Construction
Installer/Contractor
Solar Water Heat
Solar Space Heat
Solar Thermal Process Heat
No
Solar Equipment Certification (Florida) Equipment Certification Florida Construction
General Public/Consumer
Photovoltaics
Solar Water Heat
Yes
Solar Equipment Certification (Minnesota) Equipment Certification Minnesota Commercial
Construction
Installer/Contractor
Residential
Solar Space Heat
Solar Water Heat
Yes
Solar Equipment Certification (Oregon) Equipment Certification Oregon Commercial
Industrial
Residential
Construction
Installer/Contractor
Solar Water Heat
Solar Space Heat
Solar Thermal Process Heat
Photovoltaics
No
Solar and Wind Equipment Certification (Oklahoma) Equipment Certification Oklahoma Commercial
Residential
Construction
Installer/Contractor
Photovoltaics
Wind
No

All Equipment Certification Requirements

References

  1. DSIRE Glossary