Salem Electric - Photovoltaic Rebate Program (Oregon)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Oregon

Name Salem Electric - Photovoltaic Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 600/kW-AC for first 3 kW, 300/kW for each additional kW

Eligible System Size Up to 25 kW-AC

Equipment Requirements Must be UL-listed and meet Oregon Department of Energy requirements

Installation Requirements Installers must be certified by Oregon Department of Energy

Maximum Incentive 50% of project cost

Program Administrator Salem Electric
Date added to DSIRE 2009-01-01
Last DSIRE Review 2013-05-01

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


Salem Electric offers a rebate to residential customers who install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. Customers have the option of receiving a rebate or a loan; customers cannot take advantage of both incentive programs. The rebate offered is $600 per kilowatt (kW) for the first three kW and $300/kW for any additional capacity, up to a cap of 50% of project costs. In order to take advantage of this rebate, systems must be 25 kW or smaller.

System owners must apply for the rebate and be approved prior to beginning work on the system. Systems must be net-metered and meet the equipment requirements established by the Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE). System owners must use an installer certified by the ODOE. Salem Electric will conduct a final inspection and issue the rebate after the final inspection. For more information, see the program website or program brochure.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - Salem Electric
Department Salem Electric

Address 633 7th Street NW
Address 2 PO Box 5588
Place Salem, Oregon
Zip/Postal Code 97304
Phone (503) 362-3601


  • 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"