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Lassen Municipal Utility District - PV Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 08/06/2013
Program Overview:
State: California
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Photovoltaics
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential
Amount:Residential: $3.00/W-AC
Commercial: $2.10/W-AC
Maximum Incentive:Residential: $5,000 or 50% of system cost, whichever is less
Commercial: $23,000 or 50% of system cost, whichever is less.
Eligible System Size:Residential: Up to 4 kW
Commercial: Up to 50kW
Equipment Requirements:System components must be on the CEC's list of eligible equipment.
Systems must be grid-connected.
Inverters and modules must each carry a 10-year warranty.
PV modules must be UL 1703-certified
Inverters must be UL 1741-certified, and tested by the Energy Commission
Retailer or installer must provide a minimum 10-year full-system warranty against defective parts, workmanship, or unusual degradation of the system output.
Installation Requirements:Systems must be installed by appropriately licensed California solar contractors
Program Budget:$140,000 per year
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Lassen Municipal Utility District (LMUD) is providing incentives for its customers to purchase solar electric photovoltaic (PV) systems. Rebate levels will decrease annually over the life of the program. Through June 30, 2014, rebates of $3.00 per watt-AC up to $5,000 are available for residential systems. Commercial systems can receive a rebate of $2.10 per watt-AC up to $23,000. Rebates are only available for systems up to 50 kilowatts (kW).

Systems must be interconnected and must meet all other requirements detailed in the program guidelines. Homes wishing to receive a rebate must have an LMUD administered energy audit performed and must agree to pursue any efficiency improvement identified with a three year payback or less.

  Theresa Phillips
Lassen Municipal Utility District
Attn: Energy Services Manager
65 Roop St.
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: (530) 257-4174
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