Rocky Mountain Power - Solar Incentive Program (Utah)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Utah

Name Rocky Mountain Power - Solar Incentive Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government, (All RMP customers)
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Program Year 2012/2013 (application period is closed):

Residential: 1.25/W-AC
Small Non-Residential (up to 25 kW): 1.00/W-AC
Large Non-Residential (greater than 25 kW, up to 1,000 kW): 0.80/W-AC

Eligible System Size Maximum system size: 25 kW (residential) and 2 MW (commercial), but the incentive will only be provided up to the maximum amounts referenced above

Equipment Requirements PV equipment must be on the California Energy Commission's list of eligible modules and inverters. Generation meter must meet design guidelines.

All components of the system must carry a minimum 10-year manufacturer’s warranty

Start Date 2007-09-01
Expiration Date 2017-12-31

Funding Source Rate-payer funds

Installation Requirements Must be grid-connected, net metered, and installed by a qualified Utah (S200, S201 or S202) electrical contractor.

Maximum Incentive Residential: 5,000

Small Non-Residential (up to 25 kW): 25,000
Large Non-Residential (greater than 25 kW, up to 1,000 kW): 800,000

Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits Rocky Mountain Power will be credited a fixed REC contribution equal to 0.28 MWh per incentivized kW per year for 20 years. The system owner will retain ownership of any RECs over and above that quantity.

Program Budget $50 million from 2013 - 2017

Program Administrator Rocky Mountain Power
Date added to DSIRE 2007-09-10
Last DSIRE Review 2013-01-30

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


Note: Applications for 2013 were accepted during a two-week period from January 15 to 5:00 PM through January 28, 2013. The program is now closed through the remainder of 2013.

Rocky Mountain Power's Solar Incentive Program has a total budget of $50 million for calendar years 2013 through 2017. That budget is divided between program years and program sectors (residential, small non-residential, and large non-residential). Eligible systems must be net-metered, and the statewide maximum system size for net-metered systems is 25 kilowatts (kW) for residential and 2 MW for non-residential. Participants in this program may size their systems up to the maximums allowed by net metering, but incentives will be restricted based on the sizes referenced below. The incentive amount available to each program sector is designed to step down every year according to the following schedule:


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Rocky Mountain Power

Address PO Box 25308

Place Salt Lake City, Utah
Zip/Postal Code 84125
Phone (800) 532-1626 Ext:5951


  • 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"