South River EMC - Solar Water Heating Rebate Program

April 27, 2023


South River Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is providing rebates to encourage their customers to install solar water heating systems. To be eligible for the rebate solar collectors must have OG-100 certification by the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation. (SRCC), and solar water heating systems must have SRCC OG-300 certification. Systems must also incorporate adequate freeze and over heat protection controls that do not require manual operations on the part of the residence occupant. System owners will have 90 days to apply for a rebate after their system has been installed. South River EMC will also inspect all systems before rewarding a rebate check. To qualify for the rebate, the system must have been newly installed after 01/01/2009. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: North Carolina
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: South River EMC
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
Incentive Amount: $200
Maximum Incentive: $200
Equipment Requirements: Solar Collectors: SRCC OG-100 certification
Solar Water Heating Systems: SRCC OG-300 certification
Installation Requirements: System must be installed by a contractor currently certified to install solar water heaters by the SRCC and has all required NC licenses and certifications.
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Utility gets all RECs


Name: South River EMC
Address: 17494 US 421 South
Dunn NC 28335
Phone: (910) 892-8071

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.