Trico Electric Cooperative - SunWatts Incentive Program (Arizona)
Last modified on December 17, 2014.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Trico Electric Cooperative - SunWatts Incentive Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Commercial, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| PV systems 10 kW or smaller: 0.10/watt DC|
PV greater than 10 kW up to 1 MW: Performance-based incentive (competitive bid process)
|Eligible System Size||No restrictions specified|
|Equipment Requirements|| PV: Equipment must meet IEEE 929 standards, UL 1741 standards, and the NEC code; minimum 2-year warranty|
Solar water heaters: Must be given an OG-300 rating by the National Solar Rating and Certification Corporation
|Maximum Incentive||PV systems 10 kW or smaller: 30% of the total system cost|
|Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits||Trico Electric Cooperative|
|Program Administrator||Trico Electric Cooperative, Inc.|
|References||DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency|
Through the SunWatts Program, Trico Electric Cooperative offers residential and business customers a rebate for installing photovoltaic (PV) systems and solar water heaters. The up-front rebate for PV systems up to 10 kilowatts (kW) is $0.10 per watt-DC. Systems sized 10.1 kW or greater are eligible for a performance based incentive negotiated on a case-by-case basis. Eligible PV systems may be either grid-tied or off-grid. Trico Electric Cooperative offers net metering to customers with a qualifying system which rolls over excess kWh credits on a monthly basis. Any credits remaining after an annual period will be paid to the customer at the utility's avoided cost rate. Trico Electric Cooperative also provides rebates equal to $0.40 per expected first year of kilowatt-hour savings for OG-300-certified solar water heating systems.
|Contact Name||SunWatts Program|
|Department||Trico Electric Cooperative, Inc.|
|Address||8600 W. Tangerine Road|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.