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Austin Utilities - Solar Rebate Program

Eligibility 
Commercial
Local Government
Nonprofit
Residential
State Government
Federal Government
Savings Category 
Solar Water Heat
Solar Photovoltaics
Maximum Rebate 

PV: $5,000
Solar Water Heating: $1,200

Program Info
Sector Name 
Utility
Administrator 
Austin Utilities
State 
Minnesota
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

PV: 50¢ per watt
Solar Water Heating: $15 per square foot net aperture

Summary 
Austin Utilities provides incentives for their residential and commercial customers to install photovoltaic (PV) and solar water heating systems. Qualifying PV systems can earn 50¢ per watt; eligible solar water heating systems can earn $15 per square foot of collector area. Incentives are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Austin Utilities obtains the right to withdraw the program at any time without notice.

In order to obtain eligibility, customers must agree to a net-metering and interconnection contract with Austin Utilities. An energy audit must be performed prior to system installation and results shared with Austin Utilities.

Application forms with additional information are available on the program web site.