Duke Energy Florida - SunSense Commercial PV Incentive Program (Florida)
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Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Duke Energy Florida - SunSense Commercial PV Incentive Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| First 10 kW: 2/watt|
11 kW - 50 kW: 1.50/watt
|Eligible System Size||Minimum system size: 2 kW|
|Equipment Requirements||Must be certified by the Florida Solar Energy Center|
|Installation Requirements|| Must be installed by licensed contractor|
Must be interconnected to Progress Energy Florida power system
|Maximum Incentive||130,000 per participant|
|Program Budget||$1.3 million per year|
|Program Administrator||Progress Energy Florida|
|Date added to DSIRE||2011-02-09|
|Last DSIRE Review||2014-11-26|
Note: The SunSense Program will resume for 2015 and begin accepting applications on January 14, 2015 at 1:30 PM. On November 25th. 2014 the Florida PSC voted to end a solar pilot program at the end of 2015 that requires independently owned utilities to offer solar rebates. This program will not be offered after 2015.'''
In March 2011, Progress Energy Florida began offering incentives to commercial customers who install photovoltaic (PV) systems. Incentive rates are based on a tiered structure:
- $2.00/watt for the first 10 kilowatts (kW)
- $1.50/watt for 11 kW to 50 kW
- $1.00/watt for 51 kW to 100 kW
Systems may be larger than 100 kW, but incentives only apply to the first 100 kW of the system, with a maximum total incentive of $130,000 per customer. All systems must be at least 2 kW in capacity and certified by the Florida Solar Energy Center. In addition, all systems must be installed by a licensed contractor and connected to Progress Energy Florida's grid.
|Contact Name||Customer Service - Progress Energy Florida|
|Department||Business Customer Service|
|Address||PO Box 1551|
|Place||Raleigh, North Carolina|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.