Hercules Municipal Utility - PV Rebate Program (California)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Hercules Municipal Utility - PV Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 2012:

Systems up to 10 kW: 2.25/watt AC
Systems larger than 10 kW: 0.17/kWh for 5 years

Eligible System Size Maximum size is 250 kW

Equipment Requirements PV equipment must be UL listed and appear on the California Energy Commission's list of eligible modules and inverters.

Warranty Requirements: 5 years for systems and components

Installation Requirements Must be grid-connected, net metered, and installed by a California contractor licensed in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the State of California Contractors’ Licensing Board, the contractor must possess, or employ subcontractors who possess an A, C-10 or C-46 license.

Maximum Incentive Systems 10 kW or less: 10,000

Program Administrator Hercules Municipal Utility
Website http://www.ci.hercules.ca.us/index.aspx?page=160

References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Note: This program has been temporarily suspended. Contact the utility for more information.

Hercules Municipal Utility offers a $2.25-per-watt AC rebate (2012 rebate level) to its residential and commercial customers who purchase and install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems smaller than 10 kilowatts (kW). Systems 10 kW and larger (up to 250 kW) are eligible for an incentive of $0.17 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) based on the system's actual performance over a period of 5 years.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Residential Rebate Progam
Department Hercules Municipal Utility

Address 111 Civic Drive

Place Hercules, California
Zip/Postal Code 94547
Phone (510) 799-8295
Phone 2 (510) 799-8200

Website http://www.ci.hercules.ca.us/index.aspx?page=150

  • 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"