Solar Easements

In Kentucky, solar easements may be obtained for the purpose of ensuring access to direct sunlight. Easements must be expressed in writing and will become an interest in real property that may be acquired and transferred.

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

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

 

TVA- Green Power Providers

Note: Enrollment for 2015 was conducted from January 26th to February 13th.

Eligibility: Commercial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential, State Government… More

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Wind (Small), Hydroelectric (Small)

 

Net Metering

Net metering is available to all customers of investor-owned utilities and rural electric cooperatives, exempting TVA utilities. Kentucky’s requires the use of a single, bi-directional meter for…

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

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Hydroelectric, Wind (Small)… More

 

Incentives for Energy Independence

A renewable energy facility is defined as one that generates at least 50 kW of electricity from solar power or at least 1 MW from wind power, biomass resources, landfill gas, hydropower or simila…

Eligibility: Commercial

Savings Category: Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Hydroelectric… More

 

Tax Exemption for Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects

Companies may receive a sales tax incentive of up to 100% of the Kentucky sales and use tax paid (on or after the activation date) on materials, machinery and equipment used to construct, retrofit…

Eligibility: Commercial

Savings Category: Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Hydroelectric… More

 

Renewable Energy Tax Credit (Corporate)

In addition, Kentucky corporate taxpayers may take a credit equal to $3 per watt (DC) of rated capacity for the installation of a photovoltaic (PV) system. Solar and wind technologies have a maxi…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural

Savings Category: Solar – Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All)… More

 

Interconnection Standards

The PSC’s rules set forth a two-tiered approach to simplify the interconnection process:

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

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Wind (Small), Hydroelectric (Small)

 

Mountain Association for Community Economic Development- Energy Efficient Enterprise Loan Program

The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) offers loans to small and mid-sized businesses, non-profits, schools and municipalities to improve energy efficiency through its…

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

Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All)… More

 

TVA- Mid-Sized Renewable Standard Offer Program

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) now compliments the small generation Green Power Providers Program by providing incentives for mid-sized renewable energy generators between 50kW and 20MW to…

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

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Landfill Gas, Anaerobic Digestion

 

Tax Credits for Renewable Energy Facilities

A renewable energy facility is defined as one that generates at least 50 kilowatts (kW) of electricity from solar power or at least 1 megawatt (MW) from wind power, biomass resources, landfill ga…

Eligibility: Commercial

Savings Category: Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Hydroelectric… More

 

TVA- Solar Solutions Initiative

The program offers performance based incentive of $0.04/kWh for the first 10 years after the project is operational. This incentive is additional to the seasonal and time-of-day price for electri…

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

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics

Source: U.S. Department of Energy