Ukiah Utilities - PV Buydown Program (California)

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Last modified on December 17, 2014.

Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Ukiah Utilities - PV Buydown 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 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

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


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.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Mark Gosvener
Department City of Ukiah
Division Attn: Efficiency Services
Address 4120 SE International Way, Suite A211
Place Milwaukie, Oregon
Zip/Postal Code 97222
Phone (888) 883-9879


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


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