Marin County - Solar Rebate Program

March 05, 2013


The rebate program offered by the Marin County Sustainability Team provides incentives to local residences, businesses and County employees who install solar energy systems. Rebates include $500 for a photovoltaic system, $300 for a solar hot water heater, and $200 for a solar pool heater. To qualify for this rebate, the applicant must live in unincorporated Marin County or be an employee of Marin County. In addition, the applicant must submit an energy efficiency checklist and the systems must meet the minimum qualifications listed on the program website. Forms are available to the public through the county office or by contacting Omar Pena at the Marin County Community Development Agency.

The Marin Sustainability Team has developed a series of programs to enhance energy efficiency and conservation in residential, commercial, and community facilities. Please visit their website at for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Marin County Community Development Agency
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Solar Pool Heating
Incentive Amount: Grid-tied Photovoltaic System: $500
Solar Domestic Hot Water Heater: $300
Solar Pool Heater: $200
Maximum Incentive: Grid-tied Photovoltaic System: $500
Solar Domestic Hot Water Heater: $300
Solar Pool Heater: $200


Name: Omar Pena
Organization: Marin County Community Development Agency
Address: 3501 Civic Center Drive, #308
San Rafael CA 94903-4157
Phone: (415) 507-2797

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.