The City of Aurora has allocated funds from its Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) award for residential and commercial solar domestic water heaters. This rebate program is available to Aurora property owners who install solar water heater systems using new equipment. System expansions are ineligible. Systems must be a minimum of 23,000 BTU/day with a 40 gallon storage tank. All collectors must be SRCC OG-100 rated. Participants must first receive a blower door energy audit (for residential buildings) or an energy assessment (for commercial properties) from Xcel Energy.
Eligible building owners will receive a rebate that covers the entire cost of the Xcel energy audit plus the cost of system materials up to $3,000 for residential or $15,000 for commercial buildings.
Rebates are offered on a first-come first-served basis until September 2011 or until funds are exhausted.
|Incentive Type:||Rebate Program|
|Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:||
Residential: $2,000 plus $45 for every kBTU above 23 kBTUs
Commercial: 30% of the total system cost
|Eligible System Size:||Solar domestic hot water systems must be a minimum of 23,000 BTU/day with a 40 gallon storage tank.|
|Equipment Requirements:||Collectors must be SRCC OG-100 rated.|
Systems must be installed by a solar or wind contractor with a business license to operate in Colorado.
The system must be installed to meet a minimum optimum orientation output of 80%.
Participants must first receive a blower door energy audit (for residential buildings) or an energy assessment (for commercial properties) from Xcel Energy.
|Name:||Energy Rebate Administration|
|Organization:||City of Aurora|
15151 E. Alameda Pkwy.
Aurora CO 80207
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.
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