Sierra Pacific Power - PV Rebate Program

September 09, 2004


In January of 2004, Sierra Pacific Power began a photovoltaic rebate program providing $4 per watt, up to $4000, which is available for the first 10 Sierra Pacific Power customers that apply. As of June, 2004 no customers have taken advantage of the program. Photovoltaic equipment must be installed by a state licensed contractor and installation is subject to Sierra Pacific Power Net Metering Requirements. Sierra Pacific Power will own the Renewable Energy Credits from the electricity produced by the photovoltaic systems. The Renewable Energy Credits count towards Nevada Power's solar goals under Nevada's Renewable Portfolio Standards.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Nevada
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: NV Energy
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Incentive Amount: $4/Watt up to $4000
Maximum Incentive: First 10 residential customers installing systems
Eligible System Size: Sierra Pacific Power owns the Renewable Energy Credits associated with these systems. These credits go towards meeting the state's Renewables Portfolio Standard.


Name: John Hargrove
Organization: Sierra Pacific Power Company
Address: 6100 Neil Road
Reno NV 89511
Phone: (866) 786-3823

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.