Wind Turbine & Solar PV Incentive Program (Michigan)

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Last modified on September 25, 2013.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Michigan

Name Wind Turbine and Solar PV Incentive Program
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Residential, General Public/Consumer, Institutional
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics, Wind
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 3/watt

Maximum Incentive 5,000

Program Administrator Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth

References DSIRE[1]


This program promotes the use of wind turbine and solar photovoltaic systems to produce electricity from renewable energy resources. All Michigan residents, businesses, institutions, State and local governments are eligible for the $3.00 per Watt incentive. A total of $300,000 is available and will be paid out on a first-come first-serve basis. Minimum incentive payment will be $300 per applicant; maximum incentive payment will be $5,000 per applicant.

Projects must be installed in Michigan and must produce electricity. PV systems must have a minimum of 100 Watts of peak electric capacity to be eligible. Wind turbine systems must have a minimum of 500 Watts of peak electric capacity to be eligible. Solar PV and wind turbine systems can be combined.

Upon installation and completion of the PV or wind system, applicants will submit a completed Wind Turbine/PV System Incentive Application, documentation of eligible expenses, and an IRS Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification Form. To obtain an application contact John Trieloff at the number below.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name John Trieloff
Department Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth
Division Energy Office
Address 611 W. Ottawa
Address 2 P.O. Box 30221
Place Lansing, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48909
Phone (517) 241-6224


  • 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)"