Solar Easements

Alaska’s solar easement provisions are similar to those in many other states. They do not create an automatic right to sunlight. Rather, they allow parties to voluntarily enter into solar easement contracts for the purpose of ensuring adequate exposure of a solar energy system.
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential
Savings Category: Solar – Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics

 

Golden Valley Electric Association- Sustainable Natural Alternative Power (SNAP) Program

Golden Valley Electric Association’s (GVEA) SNAP program encourages members to install renewable energy generators and connect them to the utility’s electrical distribution system by offering an…
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Residential, Schools… More
Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Landfill Gas… More

 

Net Metering

With these regulations, renewable energy systems with a capacity up to 25 kilowatts (kW) are eligible for net metering. Overall enrollment is limited to 1.5% of a utility’s retail sales from the…
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More
Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

Interconnection Guidelines

The interconnection guidelines state that the utility can require a customer to have liability insurance, if the insurance is easily available at a reasonable cost to the customer.  No external…
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More
Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

Alternative Energy Conservation Loan Fund

The maximum loan amount is $50,000. Applications for loans over $30,000 must include a letter of denial from a financial institution stating the reason for denial, or specifying that the loan is …
Eligibility: Commercial
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

Source: U.S. Department of Energy