Lower Valley Energy - Solar Rebate Program (Wyoming)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Wyoming
Additional Place applies to Lower Vally Energy
Name Lower Valley Energy - Solar Rebate Program (Wyoming)
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program

Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics, Solar Water Heat
Active Incentive No
Incentive Inactive Date 2012-03-01
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Solar Water Heater (domestic): $400/system

Solar PV: $400/DC kW





Eligible System Size Solar Water Heater: minimum of 31 square feet of evacuated tubes

Solar PV: minimum of 1kW and up to 10kW


Equipment Requirements Solar PV systems must be certified by the California Energy Commission (CEC). Grid-connected, inverter-based systems must meet the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Standard 929-2000.





Installation Requirements Solar Water Heater systems must be designed, installed, inspected and found to be in substantial compliance with the most recent version of the Bright Way to Heat Water Program “General and Technical Specifications".

Solar PV Systems must be installed by a licensed contractor or the purchaser, installed to the manufacture’s specifications, meet applicable electrical codes and standards, and be tied to the grid.



Maximum Incentive Solar Water Heater (domestic): $400

Solar PV: $4,000


Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits Not addressed.









Website http://www.lvenergy.com/index.php?page_id=325

Last DSIRE Review 2011-10-11



Incentive Source http://www.dsireusa.org/incentives/incentive.cfm?Incentive_Code=WY42F&re=1&ee=1


Summary

Lower Valley Energy (LVE) provides a solar rebate program for residential and commercial customers who install photovoltaic and/or solar water heater collectors in LVE service territory.

Solar Water Heaters

Rebate for a solar water heater collector is $400. A minimum of 31 square feet of evacuated tubes must be installed. (Domestic hot water only.)

Solar water heaters systems must be designed, installed, inspected and found to be in substantial compliance with the most recent version of the Bright Way to Heat Water Program “General and Technical Specifications."

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

PV installations ranging from 1kw to 10kW are eligible for a $400 per kW rebate.

System must be certified by the California Energy Commission (CEC), installed by a licensed contractor or the purchaser, installed to the manufacture’s specifications, meet applicable electrical codes and standards, and be tied to the grid.

PV systems must be listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory as meeting the requirements of the Underwriters Laboratory Standard 1703. Inverters must be listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory for safe operation. Further, all grid-connected, inverter-based systems must meet the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Standard 929-2000.

The warranty must cover the PV panel components of the generating system against breakdown and degradation in electrical output of more than 20% from the originally rated electrical output in the first 20 years. Other components of the generating systems against breakdown and degradation for 5 Years, including the full cost of repair or replacement of defective components or systems.

Only a member of Lower Valley Energy will be eligible to apply for this rebate. System must be installed within the Lower Valley Energy service territory.Copies of specification sheets and invoices must be provided to Lower Valley Energy. Lower Valley Energy will conduct inspections to verify the system is operational and in service.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Lower Valley Energy


Address P.O. Box 572
Address 2 4000 South Highway 89
Place Jackson, Wyoming
Zip/Postal Code 83001
Phone (307) 733-2446


Email lvenergy@lvenergy.com
Website https://www.lvenergy.com/
     
     


















  • 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)"