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Our solar program allows you to produce clean, renewable power at your home.
We are pleased to announce that the total 2020 budget for local solar electric projects will remain at $150,000, but will be allocated in phases. Phase 1 will be from January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 for $50,000. See below for details:
Update (Mar 6): We have allocated 40 percent of the Phase 1 2020 incentive budget.
|Project Type||Incentive||Maximum Incentive|
|Residential net metered||$0.40/AC output watt||$2,500|
Our solar electric incentives are funded directly through voluntary enrollment in our Greenpower program.
Follow these steps to get started on producing clean, renewable energy:
1. Select a contractor
2. Complete and submit a solar electric program power purchase agreement
3. Review and complete a shading form. Other reports that capture this information may also be acceptable.
Submit completed application by:
NOTE: You must apply before you begin installation, as failure to do so could prohibit interconnection and may disqualify you from receiving an incentive.
Some energy efficiency upgrades may be eligibile for federal tax credits in addition to rebates provided by EWEB. Additional information can be found on the Energy Star website.
For questions on how or if any tax credits may apply to you, please refer to a licensed tax professional.
Photovoltaic (PV) refers to the process of turning light into electricity. This is how it works:
The Oregon Department of Energy website provides lists of incentives, laws, policies and other recources related to solar electric.
By signing up for Greenpower, you help support clean energy today and the development of green energy technologies in the future.
If you're interested in reducing your carbon footprint with an electric vehicle, we can help with incentives, information and expertise.