Frequently Asked Questions

All Grant Programs

Can I apply for a PV grant and the SEU SREC Purchase Program?

Yes. All SEU SREC Purchase Program participants must opt to receive the post Aug 4th, 2014 grant levels, however. Grant participants who have already applied under the pre Aug 4th, 2014 program can reapply at www.GreenGrantDelaware.com for a grant under the new program if they wish to take advantage of the SEU SREC Purchase Program.

Can I participate in grant programs for more than one technology?

Yes. You can apply for grants for every technology that you are eligible for based on your interconnecting utility and entity status (residential, non-residential, non-profit).

Can I still use the old paper grant application forms?

No. All grant applications must now be performed online at www.greengrantdelaware.com.

What do I do if I have a grant application pending under the previous paper application system?

All applications under the previous grant program will continue to be processed by DNREC and will remain valid. However, if grant applicants wish to participate in the SEU SREC Purchase Program they must complete a new application at www.GreenGrantDelaware.com and accept the new, lower grant amount.

Green Grant Program - Non-Residential & Non-Profit

Am I eligible for a Non-Residential or Non-Profit grant if I am not a Delmarva Power Customer?

Yes for solar hot water and geothermal systems. Non-Residential and Non-Profit entities are eligible for the grant program regardless of utility as long as the facility is located in Delaware. Residential systems are only eligible if they are Delmarva Power Customers.

Green Grant Program - Residential

Do I have to be a Delmarva Power Customer to get a Solar PV Grant?

Only Delmarva Power customers are eligible to receive PV grants through this program. Delaware Electric Cooperative and Delaware Electric Municipal Corporation have their own programs that are administered separately. Delaware Electric Cooperative customers should apply here to apply for residential programs and Delaware Electric Municipal Corporation residential customers can apply here.

Do I have to be a Delmarva residential customer to get a solar hot water, geothermal, or wind grant?

Residential customers must be Delmarva Power customers to receive any grants through this program. Delaware Electric Cooperative and Delaware Electric Municipal Corporation have their own residential programs that are administered separately. Delaware Electric Cooperative customers should apply here to apply for residential programs and Delaware Electric Municipal Corporation residential customers can apply here.

SEU SREC Purchase Program

Can I enroll my existing solar array in the SEU SREC Purchase Program?

No. The SEU SREC Purchase Program is designed to incentivize new solar construction and only accepts systems with a date of interconnection after Aug 4th, 2014.

Can I participate in the SEU SREC Purchase Program and the SRECDelaware Procurement Program

No. Previous winning participants in the SRECDelaware Procurement Program are not eligible to participate in the SEU SREC Purchase Program. SREC Purchase Program participants will not be eligible to participate in any future SREC Procurement Program solicitations.
The SEU SREC Purchase Program requires the solar system owner to deliver all the SRECs their system produces for 20 years. This makes the system ineligible to enter into any other SREC contracts, either through a DE procurement program or a private party.

Do I have to apply for a grant to participate in the SEU Upfront Purchase Program?

No. Participants are free to participate in any combination of programs that they qualify for.

Do I have to be a Delmarva Power Customer to participate in the SEU SREC Purchase Program?

No. All systems located in Delaware interconnected after Aug 4th, 2014 and 50kw or below in size are eligible for the SEU SREC Purchase Program.

What are the metering requirements for the SEU SREC Purchase Program?

Participants must have at least one revenue grade meter and an online reporting system. The online reporting system does not have to be revenue grade, however if it is than a second revenue grade meter is not required. Please note that the utility installed meter does not qualify as a revenue grade meter for this program, the meter must be installed immediately after the inverter and before any load. Also note that most inverter based reporting systems are not revenue grade.