Reading Municipal Light Department - Residential Renewable Energy Rebates (Massachusetts)
Last modified on December 17, 2014.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Reading Municipal Light Department - Residential Renewable Energy Rebates|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Eligible Technologies||Photovoltaics, Wind|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Amount||1.00 per watt (adders may be available)|
|Equipment Requirements||PV panels must be certified to UL 1703 and have a 20 year manufacturer's warranty. Inverters must meet UL 1741 and come with a 2 year warranty. An external disconnect switch is required.|
|Installation Requirements||Installers must work with Reading Municipal Light Department to follow interconnection, net metering requirements and the installation should follow all applicable building, zoning and electrical codes.|
|Maximum Incentive||2.50 per watt, up to 5,000|
|Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits||Customer, but Reading Municipal Light Department retains the right to purchase the RECs at 0.03/kWh|
|Program Administrator||Reading Municipal Light Department|
|Date added to DSIRE||2011-02-07|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-12-07|
|References||DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency|
Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) offers rebates of $1.00/watt for solar photovoltaic and small wind installations for residential customers. A $0.25/watt adder is available for using local contractors and manufacturers (within 500 miles) and RMLD provides an additional incentive up to $1.25/watt if the customers participates in an energy efficiency audit and has RMLD conduct an evaluation study of the proposed installation.
Pre-approval is required and interested residential customers should contact RMLD at the onset of project interest and implementation.
|Contact Name||Reading Municipal Light Department|
|Address||PO Box 150|
|Phone 2||(781) 942-6598|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.