DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate has announced changes to the Green Energy Fund grant program for Delmarva Power residential customers. For the full press release please click here.
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 projectsPlease 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.|