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 Solar 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 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 website:www.energycenter.org . 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
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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