Denton Municipal Electric - GreenSense Solar PV/Thermal Rebate Program
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|Program Name||Denton Municipal Electric - GreenSense Solar PV/Thermal Rebate Program|
|Program Administrator||Denton Municipal Electric|
|Last updated||March 20th, 2019|
At the moment, the solar rebates have been depleted and the program is suspended until funds can be secured.
Denton Municipal Electric (DME) offers rebates to its electric customers for the installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar water heating systems. The solar rebates are designed for residential and small commercial customers and are available for both existing buildings and new construction. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner.
The following requirements apply to the PV rebate:
The following requirements apply to the solar water heater rebate:
Failure to follow these or other requirements of the City of Denton Building Inspections Division may render the system ineligible for the incentive and the system will not be allowed to interconnect with the DME electrical grid. Requests for payment must be received by DME within 30 days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of electric utility retail customers that purchase the qualified equipment. Participating builders that install qualified systems will receive a cash payment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications.
|Incentive Amount||PV: $0.40 - $1.20 per AC watt (based on the calculated expected performance of the system)|
Solar Water Heater: 30% of invoice
|Maximum Incentive||PV: $30,000 (not to exceed 50% of invoice cost)|
Solar Water Heater: $300 per unit.
|Equipment Requirements||PV: all equipment must be new when purchased with 5-year warranty and meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers' codes and specifications|
Solar Water Heaters must preheat water for a permanently installed electric water heater
|Installation Requirements||Installers and contractors must be registered with DME|
|Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits||Not specified|