Azusa Light & Water - Solar Partnership Program (California)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Azusa Light & Water - Solar Partnership Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Program is fully subscribed for fiscal year 2013-2014. New applicants will be placed on a wait list.


Eligible System Size Minimum system size of 1 kW
Equipment Requirements PV equipment must be UL-listed and appear on the California Energy Commission's list of eligible modules and inverters. Systems must have a 20-year warranty (minimum) on modules against failure at industry standards, and a 10-year warranty (minimum) against breakdown on balance of system components.
Expiration Date 2016-12-31

Installation Requirements Installer must be a properly licensed California contractor with an active A, B, C-10 or C-46 license

Maximum Incentive 50% of system cost
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits Utility

Program Administrator Azusa Light & Water

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


This program is fully subscribed through fiscal year 2013/2014. New applicants will be placed on a wait list in the order they were received.

Azusa Light & Water provides rebates to customers who install photovoltaic (PV) systems through the utility's Solar Partnership Program. The rebate amount for 2013 is $1.55 per rated watt. As a condition of receiving the rebate, customers must transfer ownership of all renewable energy credits (REC) associated with the system. If the customer elects to retain ownership of the RECs, the customer will receive not receive a rebate. Customers may lease the system from a third party and still qualify for a rebate if the following conditions are met:

  • The term of the lease is at least 20 years.
  • The system is operated at the expected generation capacity for the full 20-year term.
  • The customer has an opportunity to own the system after the 20-year term.
  • The lease payments may not be based on energy production from the equipment, which could be interpreted as a retail sale of electricity.
  • The incentive payment will be paid directly to the customer, not the third party.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Paul Reid
Department Azusa Light & Water
Address PO Box 9500
Place Azusa, California
Zip/Postal Code 91702
Phone (626) 812-5154
Phone 2 (626) 812-5125

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


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