Minnesota Power - Solar-Thermal Water Heating Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Minnesota Power - Solar-Thermal Water Heating Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Low-Income Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 25% of costs






Equipment Requirements System must use electric water heating as a backup
Start Date 03/2010
Expiration Date 2013-12-31 (most recent applications)



Installation Requirements Systems must be installed by an approved installer


Maximum Incentive Single-family unit: $2,000

Two- to three-family units: $4,000
Multi-family units (four or more): $10,000
Businesses: $25,000





Program Budget $135,000 for PV and solar thermal (2013)





Program Administrator Minnesota Power
Website http://www.mnpower.com/EnergyConservation/SolarThermalWaterHeating
Date added to DSIRE 2004-06-21
Last DSIRE Review 2013-02-27
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2011-11-21


References DSIRE[1]


Summary

Minnesota Power offers a 25% rebate for qualifying solar thermal water heating systems. The maximum award for single-family customers is $2,000 per customer; $4,000 for 2-3 family unit buildings; $10,000 for buildings with 4 or more family units; and $25,000 for businesses. This program is available to the utility's residential, commercial, and industrial customers that receive retail electric service, subject to availability of funding.

The following conditions apply to Minnesota Power's Solar Thermal Water Heater Rebate Program:

  • Systems must be installed on or before December 31, 2013, and must meet the 12-month installation completion timeline.
  • Minnesota Power's Solar Hot Water Rebate funds will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Minnesota Power to determine availability of funds.
  • Systems must be installed by a solar energy installer (see web site for further details).
  • Minnesota Power reserves the right to limit the number of rebates per installer per year.

For further program information please consult the program web site or contact Minnesota Power.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Al Lian
Department Minnesota Power

Address 30 West Superior Street

Place Duluth, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55802
Phone (218) 355-3824



Website http://www.mnpower.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 Commercial Max $ $25,000

SWH Residential % Max 25%
SWH Commercial % Max 25%
SWH Non-profit % Max 25%










  • 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)"