Riverside Public Utilities - Residential PV Incentive Program (California)

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Last modified on December 17, 2014.

Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Riverside Public Utilities - Residential PV Incentive 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 Program is on hold

Eligible System Size No size restrictions
Equipment Requirements Must use CEC-certified PV modules and inverters

Installation Requirements Systems must be interconnected and net-metered

Maximum Incentive 13,000 or 50% of project cost, whichever is less
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits Riverside Public Utilities

Program Administrator Riverside Public Utilities
Website http://www.riversideca.gov/utilities/resi-pv-incentive.asp

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


Note: Funding for this program has been exhausted for the remainder of the fiscal year. The program is scheduled to reopen on July 1, 2014.

The Residential Photovoltaic (PV) System rebate program provides incentives to Riverside Public Utilities customers who purchase and install qualifying photovoltaic systems on their homes. For Fiscal Year 2013, the rebate amount was $2.00 per watt AC and cannot exceed 50% of the total system cost or $13,000, whichever is less.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Information Specialist
Department Riverside Public Utilities
Division Programs & Services
Address 3900 Main Street
Place Riverside, California
Zip/Postal Code 92522
Phone (951) 826-5475

Email gbuydos@riversideca.gov
Website http://www.riversideca.gov/utilities

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


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