Solar Rebate Program & Energy Efficiency Rebates

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After doing a little research, we have located short cuts to assist you in obtaining your Solar Energy & Energy Efficiency Rebates for the Greater Sacramento Area:

PG&E Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Utility Rebate Program – Expires 12/31/2012 (
Rebate Finder:
Rebates for Qualifying Products:
Clothes Washer – $50.00
Dishwasher $50.00
Room Air conditioner $50
Variable Speed Motor Air handler System $50.00
Whole House Fan $100
Pool Pump Replacement $100
Refrigerator, Freezer & Room AC Recycling $25-$35
Natural Gas Furnace $300
Duct Sealing $200

 Roseville Electric – Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Utility Rebate Program – Expires 12/31/10 or until funds depleted
For qualifying appliances, visit
 Clothes Washers – up to $75
Refrigerators – up to $100
Heat Pumps – $200/unit
Central Air Conditioners – $550 to $750/unit
Pool Pumps – $400
Solar – $2.00 per AC watt up to $6500

 SMUD Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Utility Rebate Program – Expires 12/31/10
For qualifying appliances, visit
Appliances must be ENERGY STAR rated
 Duct Sealing $300
Central Air Conditioners $400, $500, $650 or $1,100 depending on efficiency
Clothes Washer – $35, $75 or $125 depending on efficiency
Cool Roof $0.10 – $0.20 per square foot
Dishwasher $30 or $50 depending on efficiency
Heat Pump $400 or $500 depending on efficiency
Refrigerator Recycling $35
Room Air Conditioner $50
Whole House Fan $100
CFL Light:  reduced prices at retailers

 California – Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program *

Utility Rebate Program – Expires when funds are exhausted

 Refrigerators $200
Clothes Washers $100
Room Air Conditioners – up to $50
Dishwashers $100
Freezers $50
Water Heaters $300-$750
HVAC $500-$1000
  • Equipment must be replacing older, less efficient equipment.  The appliance that is being replaced must be recycled, and the program participant must provide evidence that the old appliance was recycled.

 Solar Incentives

Federal Incentives – Tax Credit 30% of
State Incentives – Property Tax Exemption
Local Incentives – Rebate from local utility company (see your local utility provider)
SMUD – Solar Rebate Program

Photovoltaic –  $1.90 per AC watt

Solar Water Heat $1,500 – per system

 Federal Tax Credits for Consumer Energy Efficiency

 30% of cost up to $1,500 – Expires 12/31/10

Must be an EXISTING HOME & YOUR PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE.  New construction and rentals do not qualify.

Biomass Stove
Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Roofs (Metal & Asphalt)
Water Heaters (non-solar)
Windows & Doors
 30% of cost with no upper limit – Expires 12/31/16

Existing homes & new construction qualify.  BOTH PRINCIPAL RESIDENCES and SECOND HOMES QUALIFY.  Rentals do not qualify.

 Geothermal Heat Pumps
Small Wind Turbines (Residential)
Solar Energy Systems
 30% of cost up to $500 per .5 kW of power capacity – Expires 12/31/16
 Fuel Cells (Residential Fuel Cell and Micro turbine System)



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