New Braunfels Utilities - Residential Solar Water Heater Rebate Program (Texas)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Texas

Name New Braunfels Utilities - Residential Solar Water Heater Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount $0.265/kWh






Equipment Requirements Systems must be Solar Rating Certification Corporation (SRCC) certified and have a closed loop.

Collector and tank must have 5 year warranty.






Installation Requirements Equipment must be new, with frost protection, and installed by qualified NABCEP contractor with certification number provided

All manufacturer installation procedures and local codes must be followed














Program Administrator New Braunfels Utilities
Website http://www.nbutexas.com/Conservation/Rebates/EnergyEfficiencyRebates/SolarWaterHeaterRebate/tabid/1097/Default.aspx
Date added to DSIRE 2009-08-25
Last DSIRE Review 2013-02-05



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

New Braunfels Utilities offers a rebate for residential customers who purchase and install solar water heating systems on eligible homes. A rebate of the equivalent of $0.265 per kWh is available to these customers. The maximum rebate amount is $900 for participating customers. Applicants must have an active residential electric service account with NBU in order to be eligible. Solar water heaters must preheat water for an electric water heater that is permanently installed and is the main water heating source. A contractors invoice or receipt must include documentation for all requirements as stated in the program guidelines.

Funding is limited and is awarded on a first come, first served basis. Applications are located on the program web site.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Resource Conservation Representative
Department New Braunfels Utilities

Address 355 FM 306/P.O. Box 310289

Place New Braunfels, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 78131-0289
Phone (830) 629-8400
Phone 2 (866) 629-8400
Fax (830) 629-2119
Email Customerservice@nbutexas.com
Website http://nbutexas.com/Home/tabid/341/Default.aspx
     
     


















  • 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 Residential Max $ $900









SWH Residential Performance-based incentive $/KWh $0.265





  • 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)"