NV Energy- RenewableGenerations Rebate Program

Note: As of September 3, 2015, PV incentives are on Step 9. Please refer to the website above for the current rebate levels.

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

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

 

Renewable Energy Systems Property Tax Exemption

The renewable energy property tax exemption cannot be claimed if another state tax abatement or exemption is claimed by the same building.

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural

Savings Category: Solar – Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Geothermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics… More

 

Large Scale Renewable Energy Property Tax Abatement (Nevada State Office of Energy)

There are several job creation and job quality requirements that must be met in order for a project to receive an abatement. Depending on the population of the county or city where the project…

Eligibility: Commercial, Investor-Owned Utility, Municipal Utilities, Cooperative Utilities

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

 

Solar and Wind Easements & Rights Laws

Solar and wind systems are also protected from siting restrictions that would “significantly decrease the efficiency or performance of the system and not allow for the use of an alternative system…

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

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

 

Net Metering

Nevada’s original net-metering law for renewable-energy systems was enacted in 1997 and amended in 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2013, and 2015. Systems up to one megawatt (MW) in capacity that…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential

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

Interconnection Standards

The interconnection standards approved by the PUC also updated Nevada’s net-metering policy, originally enacted in 1997. Previously, Nevada Revised Statute 704.774 addressed basic interconnection…

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

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

 

Portfolio Energy Credits

Nevada’s Energy Portfolio Standard requires NV Energy to derive or save a minimum percentage of the electricity it sells from renewable energy resources or energy efficiency measures. Included in the standard is a Portfolio Energy Credit (PEC) trading program. Beginning January 1, 2003, Nevada’s renewable energy producers can earn PECs, which can then be sold to utilities that are required to meet Nevada’s portfolio standard. One PEC represents one kilowatt-hour (kWh) of electricity generated, with the exception of the multipliers described below.   Each kWh generated by a…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Investor-Owned Utility, Local Government, Nonprofit… More

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

 

Property Tax Abatement for Green Buildings

Property tax abatement for new non-residential and multifamily residential green buildings

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Multifamily Residential

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

 

Renewable Energy Sales and Use Tax Abatement

The abatement applies to property used to generate electricity from renewable energy resources including solar, wind, biomass*, fuel cells, geothermal or hydro. Generation facilities must have a…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Investor-Owned Utility, Municipal Utilities, Cooperative Utilities… More

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

 

Valley Electric Association- Net Metering

The Board of Directors for Valley Electric Association (VEA) approved net metering in April 2008. The rules apply to systems up to 30 kW, though owners of larger systems may be able to negotiate…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Agricultural

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

 

Local Option- Special Improvement Districts

NOTE: In 2010, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which has authority over mortgage underwriters Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, directed these enterprises against purchasing mortgages of homes…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial

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

 

Clark County- Solar and Wind Building Permit Guides

Clark County, Nevada has established guides for obtaining building permits for wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for both residential and commercial purposes. The guides outline applicable…

Eligibility: Commercial, Residential

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

 

Revolving Loan Program

Assembly Bill 522 of 2009 established a fund for renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy conservation loans. According to statute, all repayments on loans, and other income derived from lo…

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

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

 

Source: U.S. Department of Energy