Valley Electric Association - Solar Water Heating Program (Nevada)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Nevada

Name Valley Electric Association - Solar Water Heating Program
Incentive Type Utility Loan Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Program Budget ~ $12.5 million

Terms Zero interest loan

Terms of 9 - 14 years

Program Administrator Valley Electric Association

References DSIRE[1]


Valley Electric Association (VEA), a nonprofit member owned cooperative, developed the domestic solar water heating program to encourage energy efficiency at the request of the membership. VEA partnered with Great Basin College to train and certify installers, creating jobs in the community, and also with Rheem Manufacturing and a local licensed contractor to install the units. A site visit is performed to determine the best installation and system design for each member. Members have the option of paying cash or making an initial down payment of $50 on the unit and financing the remainder of the purchase price/installation with an interest-free installment loan for a period of nine to fourteen (9-14) years. Contact VEA for additional details. This program is currently only offered to those members in VEA’s service territory.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Solar Water Heating Program - VEA
Department Valley Electric Association
Address 800 E. Hwy 372
Place Pahrump, Nevada
Zip/Postal Code 89048
Phone (775) 727-5312
Phone 2 (800) 742-3330

  • 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)"