Choice Energy Solar Rebates
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Download Information Sheets
- Choice Energy Solar Information Sheet
- Solar Energy Savings & Net Metering Explanation
- Choice Energy Solar - Frequently Asked Questions
- Net Metering Application
- Net Metering Interconnection Agreement
- Net Metering Certificate of Completion
- Solar Rebate Designation Form
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PUD Solar Rebates - Eligibility Requirements
- You must be a PUD customer.
- The PUD must pre-approve all projects prior to installation.
- All systems must be tied to the electric grid and net metered.
- Systems must be installed by a qualified Oregon Department of Energy Solar Contractor.
- Self-installed systems do not qualify
- Systems must be new.
We offer two rebate levels for solar electric systems. Stand-alone systems qualify for a higher rebate. Systems that are installed as part of a group buying program, called a “Solarize” community, qualify for a lower rebate.
PUD Rebate - Not in a "Solarize" Community - $1.50/watt, up to $3,500 based on rated capacity of solar panels, in watts.
PUD Rebate - In a "Solarize" Community - $1.00/watt, up to $2,100 based on rated capacity of solar panels, in watts.
PUD Solar Water Heating Rebates
$600 per qualified electric/solar water heating system.
Tax credits may be available. Consult your tax advisor for rules regarding tax credits.
State Tax Credits - For more information on the State of Oregon Residential Energy Tax please visit www.oregon.gove/energy.
Federal Tax Credits - For more information on Federal Tax Credits please visit www.energystar.gov.
To learn more about Choice Energy Solar, contact Tim Lammers at (503) 397-8155 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHHS Solar Project
In partnership with the PUD and Bonneville Environmental Foundation, St. Helens High School has installed a 1.1 kilowatt solar electric system. The project educates students and teachers about the functions and benefits of solar electric power while providing clean energy to help offset a portion of the school's electric use.