Orlando Utilities Commission - Residential Solar Loan Program

November 16, 2018


Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC), in cooperation with the Orlando Federal Credit Union (OFCU), provides its customers with low-interest loans for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and solar water heating (SWH) systems. Customers may borrow up to $7,500 for a SWH system or up to $20,000 for a PV system, and loans are repaid over time as fixed payments on customers' monthly utility bills. Interest rates for SWH systems vary from 0% to 4% over a term ranging from three years to seven years. Interest rates for PV systems vary from 2% to 5.5% over a term ranging from three years to 10 years. Customer does not have to be a member of OFCU to qualify.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Florida
Incentive Type: Loan Program
Web Site: http://www.ouc.com/environment-community/solar/solar-incentives
Administrator: Orlando Utilities Commission
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Maximum Loan: Solar PV: $20,000
Solar Thermal: $7,500
Loan Term: Solar PV Rate: 2%-5.5% Solar Thermal Rate: 0%-4%
Solar PV Repayment: up to 120 months
Solar Thermal Repayment: up to 84 months


Name: Jennifer Szaro
Organization: Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC)
Address: 100 West Anderson Street
Orlando FL 32801
Phone: (407) 434-2263
Email: Green@ouc.com

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.