Solar & Wind Equipment Certification

With the exception of solar energy systems designed or installed by the final owner, systems sold or installed in Arizona must be installed by licensed solar contractors and must comply with any…
Eligibility: Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Residential, Installers/Contractors
Savings Category: Solar – Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics… More

 

Solar and Wind Equipment Sales Tax Exemption

To take advantage of these exemptions from tax, a solar energy retailer or a solar energy contractor must register with the Arizona Department of Revenue prior to selling or installing solar…
Eligibility: Commercial, Residential
Savings Category: Solar – Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics… More

 

Sulphur Springs Valley EC- SunWatts Rebate Program

SSVEC’s rebate program can be combined with their loan program.
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Federal Government, Agricultural
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Wind (Small)

 

Maricopa Assn. of Governments- PV and Solar Domestic Water Heating Permitting Standards

In an effort to promote uniformity, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) approved standard procedures for securing necessary electrical/building permits for residential (single-family) and…
Eligibility: Commercial, Construction, Residential, Installers/Contractors
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Photovoltaics

 

Interconnection Guidelines

The state’s utilities independently developed interconnection agreements for distributed generation (DG) prior to the ACC’s ongoing proceeding to establish statewide standards. The Salt River…
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential
Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

SRP- Net Metering

Note: Salt River Project (SRP) modified its existing net-metering program for residential customers in February 2015. These changes are effective with the April 2015 billing cycle.
Eligibility: Commercial, Residential, Low Income Residential
Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Wind (Small)

 

Non-Residential Solar & Wind Tax Credit (Corporate)

The tax credit, which may be applied against corporate or personal taxes, is equal to 10% of the installed cost of qualified “solar energy devices” and applies to systems installed between Januar…
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural
Savings Category: Solar – Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat… More

 

Non-Residential Solar & Wind Tax Credit (Personal)

The tax credit, which may be applied against corporate or personal taxes, is equal to 10% of the installed cost of qualified “solar energy devices” and applies to taxable years beginning January 1…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Schools… More

Savings Category: Solar – Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat… More

 

Energy Equipment Property Tax Exemption

A “solar energy device” for the purpose of this incentive is defined as “a system or series of mechanisms designed primarily to provide heating, to provide cooling, to produce electrical power, t…
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential
Savings Category: Solar – Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric… More

 

City of Scottsdale- Green Building Incentives

Incentives include expedited plan review, green building inspections, lectures, workshops, a homeowner’s manual, recognition on the city web site, and free promotional green building materials,…
Eligibility: Commercial, Residential, Multifamily Residential
Savings Category: Solar – Passive, Solar Photovoltaics, Daylighting, Equipment Insulation, Water Heaters… More

 

Solar Construction Permitting Standards

Municipalities and counties in Arizona may no longer require a stamp from a professional engineer to approve a solar system installation, which can raise the cost of a permit, unless such a…
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Photovoltaics

 

Net Metering

Eligibility and Availability
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More
Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

Renewable Energy Business Tax Incentives

Businesses must first submit an application to the AZ Department of Commerce to be approved as an eligible facility. The law provides for continual review of the business by the Department of Com…
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Solar Photovoltaics… More

 

Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit (Personal)

The maximum tax credit that can be claimed for a qualified system in any one year is $2 million. The tax credit for wind and biomass* systems equals $0.01 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for the first 200…
Eligibility: Commercial
Savings Category: Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Landfill Gas

 

Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit (Corporate)

The maximum tax credit that can be claimed for a qualified system in any one year is $2 million. The tax credit for wind and biomass* systems equals $0.01 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for the first 200…
Eligibility: Commercial
Savings Category: Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Landfill Gas

 

Mohave Electric Cooperative- Renewable Energy Incentive Program

Mohave Electric Cooperative provides incentives for its customers to install renewable energy systems on their homes and businesses. Mohave Electric Cooperative will provide rebates for…
Eligibility: Commercial, Residential, Federal Government
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Wind (Small)

 

Maricopa County- Renewable Energy Systems Zoning Ordinance

The Maricopa County Zoning Ordinance contains provisions for siting renewable energy systems. The ordinance defines renewable energy as “energy derived primarily from sources other than fossil…
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Hydroelectric… More

 

Duncan Valley Electric Cooperative- SunWatts Rebate Program

Duncan Valley Electric Cooperative is providing rebates to for the purchase of renewable energy systems through its SunWatts program. Photovoltaic (PV) and wind energy systems 10 kilowatts (kW) or less can receive an upfront rebate of $1.00 per watt, up to 40% of the system’s cost. Solar water heating systems can receive a rebate of $0.75 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) of estimated energy savings in the first year. PV and wind systems larger than 10 kW and other renewable energy types may be eligible for a performance-based incentive awarded on a competitive basis.
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Residential, Federal Government… More
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Wind (Small)

 

Source: U.S. Department of Energy