Riverside Public Utilities - Non-Residential PV Incentive Program (California)

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Last modified on December 17, 2014.

Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Riverside Public Utilities - Non-Residential PV Incentive Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Program is currently on hold. See below for more information.

Equipment Requirements Must use CEC-certified PV modules and inverters

Maximum Incentive Whichever is less: 50% of project cost or specific dollar limits which vary according to the rate schedule of the applicant

Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits Riverside Public Utilities

Program Administrator Riverside Public Utilities
Website http://www.riversideca.gov/utilities/busi-solar.asp

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


Note: Funding for this program has been exhausted for the remainder of the fiscal year. The program is scheduled to reopen on July 1, 2014.

The non-residential photovoltaic (PV) rebate program provides financial incentives for Riverside Public Utilities' business customers to install qualifying PV systems on their facilities. For Fiscal Year 2013, the rebate amount was $2.00 per watt AC and cannot exceed 50% of the total system cost. Specific dollar limits for the incentive also apply based on the rate schedule of the applicant. Incentives for customers on the flat rate (E200) are capped at $15,000. The incentive cap for demand customers (E210) is $45,000, and the cap for large customers (TOU) is $100,000.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Information Specialist
Department Riverside Public Utilities
Division Programs & Services
Address 3900 Main Street

Place Riverside, California
Zip/Postal Code 92522
Phone (951) 826-5475

Email gbuydos@riversideca.gov
Website http://www.riversideca.gov/utilities

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency"