Piedmont EMC - Solar Water Heating Rebate Program

December 03, 2015


Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation is offering a $500 rebate to its residential members who install solar water heaters on their homes. The utility recommends but does not require the system to be certified by the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (SRCC)* and installed by a North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) installer.

*The federal government requires solar water heating systems to be SRCC certified in order to qualify for the 30% federal tax credit

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: North Carolina
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.pemc.coop/
Administrator: Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
Incentive Amount: $500
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Utility gets all RECs


Name: Jay Berry
Organization: Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation
Address: Post Office Drawer 1179
Hillsborough NC 27278-1179
Phone: (919) 732-2123
Email: jay.berry@pemc.org

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.