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Truckee Donner PUD has a Photovoltaic (PV) Buy Down Program available to help offset an investment in a PV system. Truckee Donner PUD provides rebates to its customers to reduce the initial system cost. Contact Kathy Neus for additional information. (530) 582-3922 or email kathyneus@tdpud.org.

SB-1 Solar Initiative, Helios Array Program 

ALL REMAINING DOLLARS HAVE BEEN RESERVED FOR THIS FINAL YEAR.  APPLICATIONS ARE FOR THE "WAIT LIST" ONLY - NO GUARANTEE OF A REBATE.

Program ends December 31, 2016

 2016  -  $2.37 per watt installed

 This is the last year of the program and the following protocols are in place for 2016

  • June 1, 2016
    • Applicants must have a Town Building Permit
    • Submit a copy of the Building Permit to kathyneus@tdpud.org
    • If not applicant will be moved to the back of the line, next in line moves up 
  • August 31, 2016
    • Installation completed – including finaled building permit
    • Submit a copy of the Building Permit to kathyneus@tdpud.org
    • If not applicant will be moved to the back of the line, next in line moves up 
  • October 31, 2016
    • Installation completed – including finaled building permit
    • Submit a copy of the Building Permit to kathyneus@tdpud.org
    • If not applicant will be moved to the back of the line, next in line moves up 
  • December 31, 2016
    • Installation completed – including finaled building permit
    • Submit a copy of the Building Permit to kathyneus@tdpud.org
    • Any building permit finaled after 12/31/2016 will not be entitled to a rebate

***** DATES CONTINGENT ON AVAILABLE FUNDS*****

Solar Rebate Schedule

Requirements:

  1. Application filled out in its entirety – no blanks
  2. Complete shading report – all pages, no abbreviated reports
  3. Energy Survey
  4. Current bill
  5. CSI-EPBB Calculator
  6. Two copies signed of the Interconnection Agreement
  7. Warranties for all equipment
  8. Warranty from installer
  9. Line drawing of the installation
  10. Copy of final building permit 

All equipment and installers must be on the Go Solar California approved lists.

Acceptance/rejection letters will be sent to all applications submitted.

Any changes in equipment or location requires prior approval from the District before construction.

Installation must occur within the calendar year the application is submitted.   

Year Rebate per Watt (CEC-AC Rated) Installed

2015 $2.55 

Pdf – Photovoltaic Application
Pdf – Photovoltaic-DIY Energy Audit, 8-2015
Pdf – Photovoltaic Guidelines 2014

Interconnection Agreement 
Interconnection Agreement for net energy metering for commercial or residential photovoltaic/solar or wind electric generating facilities rated 1,000 kilowatts or less. 

Pdf – Photovoltaic Interconnection Agreement

Rate Schedule NM 

This ordinance adopts Schedule NM-Net Metering. Net energy metering is available for residential or commercial customers with generating facilities rated 1 megawatt or less. 

Pdf – Net Metering Ordinance

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