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Indianapolis Power & Light - Small-Scale Renewable Energy Incentive Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/08/2014
Program Overview:
State: Indiana
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Photovoltaics, Wind
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government, Multi-Family Residential, Agricultural, Institutional
Amount:Solar: $1.00/W (AC)
Maximum Incentive:$4,000
Eligible System Size:Solar: 1 kW up to and including 19.9 kW
Equipment Requirements:Inverters must be certified UL 1741
Installation Requirements:Must be installed on the applicant's primary place of business or residence
Program Budget:$200,000
Start Date:1/1/2012
Expiration Date:12/31/2013
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Note: This program is set to expire at the end of 2014. 

Indianapolis Power & Light (IP&L) offers all customers rebates for small wind and photovoltaic (PV) installations completed after June 1, 2010. PV incentives are $1.00 per watt (W), up to a maximum of $4,000 with a minimum system size requirement of 2,000 W. Interested customers should complete the rebate application and interconnection application paperwork. These rebates are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and are only available to the extent that funding is available. IP&L allocated a total of $200,000 to the program for the two year period that ends December 2013. IP&L encourages customers taking advantage of this rebate to net meter as well.

  Jake Allen
Indianapolis Power & Light
One Monument Circle
P.O. Box 1595
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 261-8504
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