For Immediate Release:
NEW WILDFIRE REBATE COVERS UP TO 100% OF COST OF BATTERY BACKUP for HOMEOWNERS ON A WELL.
03-09-20 California recently restructured its popular Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP), with the changes being made in hopes of installing more solar-plus-storage systems in locations that are prone to wildfires.
Do You Qualify:
In order to qualify for the new equity resiliency incentive, residents must live in a Tier 2 or Tier 3 high fire threat district AND meet at least ONE of the following requirements:
- Are a medical baseline customer;
- Have previously notified their utility of a serious illness or medical condition that would become life-threatening if electricity were to become disconnected; or
- The residence is dependent on an electric-powered well for domestic water.
The SGIP Residential Equity Rebate for a battery backup system is $26,400 for two Powerwalls. That will offset 100% of the cost of most installs.*
How To Apply:
Call Solarponics today. We'll first confirm that you qualify for the rebate. We can then submit your application on your behalf and reserve your rebate. Don't wait to submit your rebate application, as this is an extremely popular program,as you can imagine.
I don't qualify. Are there other rebates available?
All other homeowners are eligible for a $2,600 rebate per Powerwall, and a 26% tax credit,** for a savings of over $5,000 per Powerwall. Click here for details.
* Install cost for two Tesla Powerwalls before SGIP rebate is $26,400. Some homes may require a additional electrical panel work that may not be covered by the rebate allowance. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently reallocated $600 million funds in the SGIP to help mitigate the disturbances caused by prolonged Public Safety Power outages for wildfire prevention.Restrictions apply. Residential Resilliency Rebate Program is administered thru the SGIP program. Source: https://www.cpuc.ca.gov/sgip/
** Consult your tax professional. 26% battery tax credit is available for battery backup when added with a new solar energy system, or to an existing solar energy system.