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NV Energy (Southern Nevada) - Solar Hot Water Incentive Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 03/14/2014
Program Overview:
State: Nevada
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Lesser of 50% or $2,250
Maximum Incentive:Southern Nevada electric customers: $2,250
Eligible System Size:Must offset at least 1,500 kWh annually
Equipment Requirements:Must be SRCC rated OG-300
Installation Requirements:Must be installed an eligible, fully licensed Nevada C-1, C-1(d), and C-37 contractor.
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits:NV Energy
Start Date:12/1/2010
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NV Energy is providing an incentive for its residential customers to install solar water heaters on their homes. As of March, 2014, NV Energy electric customers in Southern Nevada who own their homes are eligible for a rebate of 50% of the installed cost of the system up to $2,250. NV Energy has a similar program for their electric and gas customers in Northern Nevada. Customers interested in participating must first reserve their application before commencing with the installation.

  Tara Lynch
NV Energy
Renewable Generations
6100 Neil Road
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: (775) 852-1400
Phone 2: (866) 786-3823
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