DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate has announced changes to the Green Energy Fund grant program for Delmarva Power residential customers.
The following updates have been made to the Green Energy Fund Program effective 12/01/2016:
1. Incentives have been eliminated for solar lease/PPA projects (this is for all revenue types: residential, non-residential, and non-profit).
2. The maximum grant amount for residential customer-owned systems has decreased to $3,000 at an incentive rate of $0.50/watt up to 50 kW.
3. Energy audits will no longer be required for non-residential and non-profit existing construction projects. Energy audits are still required for residential projects. See the below incentive rate schedule for further information on the changing incentives:
|Start Date||End Date||Market||Incentive per Watt||Maximum Incentive|
|9/21/2015||11/30/2016||lease/PPA||Flat incentive: $1,000/project||$1,000|
|9/21/2015||TBD*||non-residential||Flat incentive: $3,000/project||$3,000|
|12/01/2016||TBD||residential||$0.50/watt up to 50 kW||$3,000|
|12/01/2016||TBD||All lease/PPA||No Incentive||$0|
|* No changes have been made to incentives for non-residential or non-profit solar projects. Please note that no changed have been made to the incentive level of the SEU Upfront Purchase Program ($0.45/Watt) and lease/PPA systems can still apply for the SEU Upfront Purchase Program.|