City of San Marcos - Distributed Generation Rebate Program

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Program NameCity of San Marcos - Distributed Generation Rebate Program
Program AdministratorCity of San Marcos Electric Utility
SectorAgricultural, Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential, Schools
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Last updatedMarch 25th, 2019

The City of San Marcos offers a Distributed Generation Rebate Program for the installation of grid-tied renewable energy systems. The Distributed Generation Rebate Program is offered to San Marcos Electric Utility (SMEU) customers. In order to qualify for the rebate, customers must be pre-approved by the utility. Single family homes must meet certain energy efficiency criteria determined by the utility. All systems must be professionally designed and installed. For more information, visit the program website.

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Incentive AmountSolar PV: $1.00/W Wind: $1.00/W
Maximum IncentiveFor residential customers: $2,500
For commercial customers: $5,000
For all customers: 50% of installation cost
Installation RequirementsSystem must be professionally designed and installed by a City-approved contractor and must be interconnected to the City's electric distribution system.
Data courtesy the fine people at DSIRE and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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