Owatanna Public Utilities - Solar Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Summary

Last modified on December 17, 2014.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Owatanna Public Utilities - Solar Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential, Nonprofit, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount PV: 1 per watt

Solar Water Heating: 15 per square foot of collector area





Eligible System Size PV: .5 kW - 10 kW

Equipment Requirements PV: Must be new, UL-listed, in compliance with all applicable performance and safety standards

Inverters must carry a minimum 5-year warranty
Panels must carry a 20-year warranty
Solar Water Heating: Must be new, SRCC OG-100 rated
Collectors must have 5-year warranty
All other components must have 1-year warranty
All other components must have 1-year warranty

Start Date 9/2010




Installation Requirements Systems must be installed by a licensed, qualified professional

An energy audit must be conducted prior to installation
An energy audit must be conducted prior to installation



Maximum Incentive PV: 10,000

Solar Water Heating: 1,200











Program Administrator Owatanna Public Utilities
Website http://www.owatonnautilities.com/business-customers/rebates/solar
Date added to DSIRE 2010-09-10
Last DSIRE Review 2014-10-08



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


Summary

Owatanna Public Utilities provides incentives for their residential and commercial customers to install photovoltaic (PV) and solar water heating systems. Qualifying PV systems can earn $1 per watt; eligible solar water heating systems can earn $15 per square foot of collector area.

In order to obtain eligibility, customers must agree to a net-metering and interconnection contract with Owatanna Public Utilities. An energy audit must be performed prior to system installation and results shared with OPU.

Incentives are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. OPU obtains the right to withdraw the program at any time without notice.

Application forms with additional information are available on the program web site.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - OPU
Department Owatonna Public Utilities

Address 208 South Walnut Avenue
Address 2 PO Box 800
Place Owatonna, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55060-0800
Phone (507) 451-2480



Website http://www.owatonnautilities.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"