Riverside Public Utilities - Residential PV Incentive Program

May 29, 2018


Note: Riverside Public Utilities began accepting reservation appointments for Program year 2015 - 2016 on May 18th. Systems must be installed after July 1, 2015 to qualify. The program will remain open until funding for the year has been exhausted. 
The Residential Photovoltaic (PV) System rebate program provides incentives to Riverside Public Utilities customers who purchase and install qualifying photovoltaic systems on their homes. For Fiscal Year 2015-2016, the rebate amount is $0.50 per watt AC and cannot exceed 50% of the total system cost


Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.riversideca.gov/utilities/resi-pv-incentive.asp
Administrator: Riverside Public Utilities
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Incentive Amount: $0.50 per watt AC
Eligible System Size: System size must abide by net metering rules
Equipment Requirements: Must use CEC-certified PV modules and inverters
Installation Requirements: Systems must be interconnected and net-metered
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Riverside Public Utilities


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Solar Photovoltaics
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 0.50 $/W-AC


Name: Information Specialist
Organization: Riverside Public Utilities
Address: 3900 Main Street
Riverside CA 92522
Phone: (951) 826-5475
Email: gbuydos@riversideca.gov

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.