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Waverly Light & Power - Residential Solar Thermal Rebates   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/18/2014
Program Overview:
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:$30/sq. foot of collector area
Maximum Incentive:$3,500
Equipment Requirements:Solar Hot Water Heater system must be new and undamaged
Flat-plate or evacuated-tube collectors
Solar thermal equipment must be certified by the SRCC with manufacturer's warranty
Installation Requirements:Qualifying systems must not be installed prior to written authorization from WLP.
Customer will have 90 days from the date of approval to complete SWH project.
Systems must be installed in accordance with the National Electric Code and all applicable local ordinances.
Start Date:07/01/2009
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Waverly Light and Power (WL&P) offers rebates for solar hot water heating systems to its residential customers. All purchases must be pre-approved through WL&P's solar water heater application process. In addition, residential customers must obtain a county-issued permit prior to installing a solar water heating system. There is a limit of one rebate per address. Funding is available until the rebate fund is exhausted.

Rebate Application Procedure

1. Residents obtain a county-issued permit for a solar water heating system and choose any licensed, bonded contractor in Bremer County to perform the installation.

2. Waverly Light and Power and Bremer County inspections performed as a safeguard.

3. Submit official WL&P Solar Hot Water Heater rebate application paperwork. Rebate amounts are determined by the size of individual solar panel system ($30 per square foot).

4. Rebate checks are issued within 14 business days on a first-come, first-served basis.

Visit the Waverly Light and Power Solar Hot Water Heater rebate web site for more information.

  Conservation Information
Waverly Light & Power
1002 Adams Parkway
P.O. Box 329
Waverly, IA 50677
Phone: (319) 352-6251
Fax: (319) 352-6254
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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