Burbank Water and Power - Residential and Commercial Solar Support Program

May 29, 2018


Burbank Water and Power (BWP) is accepting applications for its Fiscal Year 2015-2016 photovoltaic (PV) rebates from July 1, 2015 to August 14, 2015. Winners will be determined through a lottery on August 19, 2015. See website above for more information.  

Burbank Water and Power (BWP) offers customers an up-front capacity-based rebate for photovoltaic (PV) systems up to 30 kW. These incentives decline over time as defined capacity goals are met, eventually declining to zero by the end of 2016. The program may change at any time to address market conditions. See website above for complete details.

Click here to read about BWP's rebates for residential solar water heaters.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.burbankwaterandpower.com/incentives-for-all-customers/solar-photovoltaic-power
Administrator: Burbank Water & Power
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Incentive Amount: Residential PV: $0.64/W CEC-AC
Commercial PV (less than 30 kW): $0.49/W CEC-AC
Eligible System Size: Minimum system size is 1 kW
Maximum system size: 30 kW
Equipment Requirements: Must use CEC-certified PV modules and inverters. System must have minimum 10-year warranty to protect the purchaser against system or component breakdown.
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Utility


This program has 2 incentives
Technologies: Solar Photovoltaics
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 0.64 $/W-CEC-AC, The system has a minimum of 30.00 kW
Technologies: Solar Photovoltaics
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Schools, State Government
Parameters: The incentive is 0.49 $/W-CEC-AC, The system has a minimum of 30.00 kW-CEC-AC


Name: John Joyce
Organization: Burbank Water & Power
Address: 164 W. Magnolia Blvd
Burbank CA 91502
Phone: (818) 238-3653
Email: jjoyce@ci.burbank.ca.us
Address: Ariel Rios Building
Washington DC 20460
Phone: (202) 260-2090

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.