Net Metering

NOTE: On February 2016, the PA Public Service Commission (PUC) issued a final rulemaking order amending net metering regulations to provide clarity and to comply with the statutes. Changes include…

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

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

 

Public Benefits Programs

Although Pennsylvania’s December 1996 electricity restructuring law did not establish a clean-energy fund, four renewable and sustainable-energy funding programs were subsequently created through…

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

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

 

Interconnection Standards

NOTE: On February 2016, the PA Public Service Commission (PUC) issued a final rulemaking order amending interconnection regulation to reflect the increase in limits on customer generation capacity,…

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

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

 

High Performance Building Incentives Program

The program will offer support for green buildings in the form of loans, grants and loan guarantees (i.e., grants to be used in the event of a financing default). In order to be eligible for…

Eligibility: Commercial, Residential

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

 

High Performance Buildings Incentive Program

The program will offer support for green buildings in the form of loans, grants and loan guarantees (i.e., grants to be used in the event of a financing default). In order to be eligible for…

Eligibility: Commercial, Residential

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

 

City of Philadelphia- Streamlined Solar Permitting and Fee Reduction

Photovoltaic systems of 10 kW or less installed on 1- or 2-family residential units are eligible for streamlined permitting and a fee reduction. PV projects can use a combined electrical and building permit instead of filling out two separate permits if the project meets certain installation and electrical requirements (as outlined on the combined permit form). In addition, electrical and building permit fees for all PV projects are reduced to $25 per $1,000 labor – lowered from the standard $25 per $1,000 of labor and equipment costs. This treatment was established by separate bills…

Eligibility: Commercial, Residential, Multifamily Residential

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics

 

Solar Alternative Energy Credits

Pennsylvania’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS), created by S.B. 1030 on November 30, 2004, requires each electric distribution company (EDC) and electric generation supplier (EGS) to…

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

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics

 

 

Source: U.S. Department of Energy