Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) offers rebates and other incentives to non-residential natural gas customers to increase energy efficiency. Natural gas equipment eligible for incentives under this program include appliances, insulation, boilers, furnaces, water heating equipment, cooking equipment, steam upgrades and custom measures. View the program web site for full details on equipment purchases and equipment requirements.
Through the Rebates for Multi-Family Properties Program, PG&E offers prescriptive rebates for owners and managers of multi-family properties of two or more units. Boilers, furnaces, clothes washers and water heaters are among the eligible products for rebates. Owners or managers can receive up to $1,500 for certain pieces of equipment and specified measures. All equipment requirements must be met. Contact PG&E for more information on this program or visit the program web site listed above.
In December 2010, the County of Orange Board of Supervisors adopted small wind performance and development standards (Ord. No. 10-020) in order to promote distributed generation systems in non-urbanized areas (as defined in Government Code Section 65944(d)(2)) within the unincorporated territory. Permitting standards are for systems of 50 kW or less per customer site, for which the energy is primarily for on-site consumption.
California's net-metering law originally took effect in 1996 and applies to all utilities with one exception*. The law has been amended numerous times since its enactment, most recently by AB 327 of 2013.
Moreno Valley Electric Utility provides rebates to its electric customers for the purchase of photovoltaic (PV) systems. System must be on the same premises as the customer to qualify. Systems 30 kilowatts (kW) or less can receive an upfront incentive of $2.00 per Watt up to $14,000 for a residential system and $50,000 for small commercial systems, or 50% of cost, whichever is less. Systems larger than 30 kW can receive a performance-based incentive of $0.06 per kWh for 4 years. See web site above for more information.
Modesto Irrigation District’s Home Rebate Program offers residential customers cash rebates for the purchase and installation of qualifying energy efficient products installed in existing homes. Eligible equipment includes air conditioners, heat pumps, appliances, insulation measures, radiant barriers, VSM handlers, whole house fans, solar attic fans, sunscreens, and window replacements. Rebates are available for equipment meeting program efficiency standards which were purchased within the eligible time period. The program expires on December 15 of the program year.
Modesto Irrigation District offers a photovoltaic rebate program for all of their electric customers. The peak output capacity of a system must be 1 kW or greater to participate. Systems up to 30 kilowatts (kW) in capacity can receive an up-front capacity-based incentive. Systems greater than 30 kW and up to 1,000 kW (1 MW) can receive a performance-based incentive. The rebate levels will decline over time.
Modesto Irrigation District's MPower New Home Program provides incentives to builders and homeowners for designing and building energy-efficient homes. Eligible homes must meet the guidelines for California Energy Star Qualified New Homes, listed on the program application. Each qualified new home will receive a rebate of up to $500. Applications must be submitted and approved before construction has started. Program requires that an independent third party HERS rater verify program compliance in homes.
The MPower Custom Rebate Program is available to larger commercial, industrial or agricultural customers that replace existing equipment or systems with high efficiency equipment. To be eligible for this program, replacement projects must meet the following requirements:
The MPower Business New Construction Rebate Program is available to commercial, industrial, or agricultural customers that presently or will receive electric service from MID. Accounts billed on FL or SL rate schedules are not eligible for this program.