First Incentive Structure

The First Incentive Structure is for CONVENTIONAL or MARKET-RATE HOUSING.

    In this category incentives largely depend on the level of the applicant’s commitment to solar.

    Base Incentive EPBI of $ 2.50/watt (2007)

    Applies to

    • custom homes
    • small housing developments (less than 6 homes)
    • other housing developments where solar is an option
    • common areas of housing developments
    • housing developments where solar will be installed on less than 50% of homes

Production Housing with solar as a Standard Feature Incentive EPBI of $2.60/watt (2007)

Applies to

    • developments of 6 or more homes where builder commits to install qualifying solar systems on at least 50% of the units (the incentive is based on a reference system)