Modesto Irrigation District - Photovoltaic Rebate Program

May 29, 2018


Note: As of May 20, 2015, all funding for 2015 has been exhausted. See program website for updates. 

Modesto Irrigation District offers a photovoltaic rebate program for all of their electric customers. The peak output capacity of a system must be 1 kW or greater to participate. Systems up to 30 kilowatts (kW) in capacity can receive an up-front capacity-based incentive. Systems greater than 30 kW and up to 1,000 kW (1 MW) can receive a performance-based incentive. The rebate levels will decline over time.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: PV Program Coordinator
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Incentive Amount: Program has been suspended for 2015
Maximum Incentive: 50% of total project costs.
Eligible System Size: Minimum size: 1 kW.
Equipment Requirements: Must use CEC-certified PV modules and inverters
Warranty Requirements: 10 years for systems, components and labor
Installation Requirements: Must be grid-connected, net metered, and installed by a California contractor licensed in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the State of California Contractors’ Licensing Board, the contractor must possess, or employ subcontractors who possess an A, B, C-10 or C-46 license.
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: MID


Name: Mike Zweifel
Address: 1231 11th Street
Modesto CA 95352
Phone: (209) 526-7455

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.