National Grid (Gas) - Commercial Solar Thermal Rebate Program (Massachusetts)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Massachusetts

Name National Grid (Gas) - Commercial Solar Thermal Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, (National Grid Gas Customers Only)
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Process Heat
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Commercial: 50%






Equipment Requirements Commercial system: must be pre-approved

Expiration Date Funding is limited; this is considered a pilot program.






Maximum Incentive Commercial: 100,000 per project

New Construction: 250,000 per project












Website http://www.powerofaction.com/solar
Date added to DSIRE 2009-01-01
Last DSIRE Review 2011-03-14



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

This incentive is no longer offered.

National Grid provides funding support to commercial and industrial gas customers who install solar thermal technologies. Recommended solar thermal applications include solar hot water heating, and in some cases solar space heating or high temperature process applications. Eligibility requirements are in place to ensure quality installation of solar thermal systems.

National Grid requires interested participants schedule an energy audit to identify appropriate solar thermal technologies as well as estimated natural gas savings. They must also contract a solar thermal installer for an estimate; and as part of the pre-approval application, the installer will submit a "RetScreen" or "T-Sol" analysis to National Grid. National Grid will then issue a rebate offer letter based on the analysis. Commercial and industrial customers receive a one-time rebate based on estimated first-year savings, up to 50% of the project costs or $100,000 per project ($250,000 for new construction). The system must save gas to qualify.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name National Grid (Gas) Commercial Information






Phone (800) 292-2032
Phone 2 (800) 843-3636

Email solar@us.ngrid.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 $ $100,000


SWH Commercial % Max 50%











Rebates Grants Solar Space Heating Incentives

SSH Commercial % Max 50%







SSH Commercial Max $ $100,000


  • 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)"