Indiana Solar Thermal (IST) Grant Program (Indiana)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Indiana

Name Indiana Solar Thermal (IST) Grant Program
Incentive Type State Grant Program
Applicable Sector Agricultural, Commercial, Fed. Government, Institutional, Local Government, Nonprofit, Schools, State Government
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat
Active Incentive No
Incentive Inactive Date 2010-09-01
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 25%

Equipment Requirements Must be commercially available; monitoring system (measuring water flow and energy output) is required. Systems with freeze and overheat protection will be given preference. Manufacturer's warranty of at least 7 years given preference.
Start Date 2010-08-01

Installation Requirements System must receive at least 85% of the "sun's potential" and installation should minimize shading.

Maximum Incentive 25,000

Program Administrator Indiana Office of Energy Development

References DSIRE[1]


The application deadline for the Indiana Solar Thermal grant was September 1, 2010. This program is no longer available.

The Indiana Solar Thermal grant program is available to public institutions, non-profit organizations, and for-profit commercial entities that use over 100,000 gallons of hot water per year. The grant will cover 25% of the cost, up to $25,000. Grant applications will be evaluated on a variety of criteria, including the number of jobs created, whether or not the project will be installed by April 30, 2011, cost of energy, and general environmental benefits. Additional considerations will be taken into account, such as they type of fuel displaced, if the project incorporates an educational component, appropriate system sizing among others. All systems must include monitoring and all grantees will be required to comply with reporting deadlines.

  • 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 (DSIRE)"