Rochester Public Utilities - Solar Rebate Program

June 23, 2023


Rochester Public Utilities provides incentives for residential and commercial customers to install photovoltaic (PV) systems. Qualifying PV systems can earn a flat $500 rebate . Systems must fully comply with equipment and installation requirements set forth by RPU.

In order to obtain eligibility, customers must agree to a net-metering and interconnection contract with Rochester Public Utilities. An energy audit must also be performed prior to system installation and results shared with RPU. Incentives are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. RPU obtains the right to withdraw the program at any time without notice.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Rochester Public Utilities
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Incentive Amount: PV: $500
Eligible System Size: 2 kW minimum system size
Equipment Requirements: Equipment must be new. PV modules must be certified, meeting the most current edition of Underwriters Laboratory Standard 1703 (UL1703) and must have a 20 year or greater manufacturer's performance warranty. Inverters must be certified as meeting the current edition of Underwriters Laboratory Standard 1741(UL1741) and come with a minimum five-year manufacturer's warranty.


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Solar Photovoltaics
Sectors: Commercial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential, State Government, Federal Government
Parameters: The incentive is 500.00 $


Name: Customer Service
Organization: Rochester Public Utilities
Address: 4000 East River Road NE
Rochester MN 55906
Phone: (507) 280-1500

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.