Ukiah Utilities - PV Buydown Program (California)
Last modified on December 17, 2014.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Ukiah Utilities - PV Buydown Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Commercial, Residential|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Incentive Rate for systems installed between 7/1/12 and 6/30/13:|
1.40/watt AC; incentive may be reduced based on expected performance
|Eligible System Size||1 MW maximum|
|Equipment Requirements|| Flat plate PV modules and inverters must be UL-certified and must appear on the latest California Energy Commission-certified list.|
Systems must carry a minimum 10-year, full-system warranty.
|Installation Requirements||PV systems must be installed by appropriately licensed California contractors in accordance with all local and state regulations.|
|Maximum Incentive||Residential: 7,000; Commercial: 20,000|
|Program Administrator||City of Ukiah|
|Date added to DSIRE||2005-03-17|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-10-17|
|References||DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency|
Through Ukiah Utilities’ PV Buydown Program, residential and commercial customers are eligible for a $1.40-per-watt AC rebate on qualifying grid-connected PV systems up to a maximum system size of 1 MW. In keeping with SB1, the incentive level will decrease annually on July 1 over the 10 year life of the program. Rebates are available on a first come, first served basis and are limited to $7,000 per residential installation and $20,000 per commercial installation.
|Contact Name||Mark Gosvener|
|Department||City of Ukiah|
|Division||Attn: Efficiency Services|
|Address||4120 SE International Way, Suite A211|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.