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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Sulphur Springs Valley EC - SunWatts Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 04/02/2014
Program Overview:
State: Arizona
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Agricultural
Amount:PV: $0.25/W
Wind: $0.10/W
Solar Water Heating: $0.50 per estimated first year kWh savings
Maximum Incentive:Residential PV: $2,500
Commercial PV: $5,000
Residential Wind: $1,250
Commercial Wind: $2,500
Eligible System Size:Must qualify as a Net Meter Account
Equipment Requirements:PV equipment must meet IEEE 929 standards, UL 1741 standards, and the NEC code; Minimum 2-year warranty
Solar water heaters must be OG-300 certified
Installation Requirements:System must be installed by a licensed contractor
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits:SSVEC
Web Site:

The SunWatts Program offers home and business owners incentives for purchasing photovoltaic (PV), wind and solar water heating systems. Systems must be grid-connected to be eligible, and meet other program requirements. See website above for complete details. 

SSVEC's rebate program can be combined with their loan program.

  David Bane
Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative
311 E. Wilcox Drive
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
Phone: (520) 458-4691
Fax: (520) 458-6860
Web Site:
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