Lincoln Electric System - Renewable Energy Rebate (Nebraska)

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Last modified on December 17, 2014.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Nebraska

Name Lincoln Electric System - Renewable Energy Rebate
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Biomass, Anaerobic Digestion, Small Hydroelectric, Other Distributed Generation Technologies
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Southern-facing fixed solar: 375/kW-DC of nameplate capacity

Western-facing fixed solar: 475/kW-DC of nameplate capacity
Single or dual tracking solar: 475/kW-DC of nameplate capacity
Wind: No rebate
Other technologies besides wind and solar: 1,000/kW-AC net demand output of generation at 5:00pm during months of July and August

Eligible System Size Up to 100 kW

Equipment Requirements Meet or exceed IEEE 1547 Standard

Meet or exceed UL 1741 Standard

Installation Requirements Customer must supply a meter socket and a disconnect switch between the renewable generation/inverter and LES’ service drop and comply with all interconnection requirements. Proposed generation installation of 25 kW or greater requires approval by the Nebraska Power Review Board and a review by LES for system adequacy.

Maximum Incentive None specified

Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits Not specified

Date added to DSIRE 2014-09-24
Last DSIRE Review 2014-09-24

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


Lincoln Electric System will make a one-time capacity payment to the owner of the renewable generation based on the contribution of peak reduction by the renewable resource, valued at a traditional resource cost of $1,000 per kW-AC. Capacity increases or additions in future years will be eligible for the capacity payment. The total amount customers can receive is determined by the type and efficiency of the technology installed.

Customer-generators may also qualify for an incentive payment based on the amount of electricity generated by the renewable energy system that goes to the electricity grid. For more information on the Renewable Net Metering Rider (for systems less than 25 kW) and the Renewable Generation Rate (for systems 25 kW to 100 kW), visit the website given above.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service
Department Lincoln Electric System

Address 1040 O Street
Address 2 P.O Box 80869
Place Lincoln, Nebraska
Zip/Postal Code 68501
Phone (402) 475-4211



  • 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"