CA Rebate Process Changes July 1

Also, rebate in SDG&E region triggering down soon

KatrinaPerez, non-residential program manager at the CA Center for SustainableEnergy (CCSE), emailed the changes to the rebate process for the CA So
lar Initiative beginning July 1.

New Module List:There will be a revised eligible solar panels list following SenateBill 1 guidelines. The list will be virtually the same as the New SolarHomes Program list.

New Documentation Requirements:


§ Signed Residential Energy Efficiency Disclosure Form
§ Signed Field Verification Certification Form


§ Signed Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Disclosure Form
§ Signed Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Commitment Agreement (if applicable)
§ Signed Field Verification Certification Form
§ Copy of Retro-commissioning Report (if applicable)

Non-Residential New Construction

§ Proof of at least 15% above Title 24 Standards
§ Building Site Plan
§ Copy of New Construction Building Permit

Thenew documents will be released shortly and posted on our . For now, see the attached document for a moredetailed description of the requirements

On the brighter side, PG&E filed a letter on behalf of all CSI program administrators that would, upon CPUC approval:

* Remove the requirement of customer copy of bill
* Remove original signature requirements
* Remove project cost breakdown worksheet
* Clarify warranty requirements
* Extend commercial applications to 18 months

Rebate dropping for SDG&E region

MattMessina of CCSE sent a notification that the remaining residentialrebate Step 4 allotment is under 750kW of the original 4.4MW in thestep. Once the remainder is reserved, the rebate goes from $1.90/Wac(26 cents, if production-based incentive) to $1.55 (22 cents, PBI).Rebate applications are received by standard mail only and rebates arereserved on a first-come, first-served basis, assuming the applicationpackage is complete.



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