Duquesne Light Company - Residential Solar Water Heating Program

March 10, 2023


This program is closed for new applicants.

Duquesne Light provided rebates to its residential customers for purchasing and installing qualifying solar water heating systems. Eligible systems may receive a flat rebate of $300 per qualifying system. Various equipment, installation, contractor, and warranty requirements apply, as summarized above and described in more detail in program documents. Customers must purchase and install equipment before applying for rebate and must then fully and accurately complete the rebate form and send it to the address stated on the document. Rebates are paid by debit card, which should be received within 60 days of the submission of the rebate form. Application forms, terms and conditions, and a list of eligible systems are available on the program website. Customers interested in participating in the program can call 877-694-2197 for further details.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Pennsylvania
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.dlcwattchoices.com/residentialrebates/
Start Date: 12/01/2009
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
Incentive Amount: $300/system
Eligible System Size: No general size limitations for system, but solar storage tanks must have a capacity of at least 1.25 gallons/square foot of collector
Installation Requirements: Must be installed by a qualified contractor (NABCEP certification or a combination of experience and other training qualifies); must retrofit or replace an existing electric water heater; have an output at least 75% of optimal; and meet various other technical specifications (see application for details)
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Not addressed. Systems are not eligible to produce Pennsylvania Solar Alternative Energy Credits (SAECs)


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Solar Water Heat
Sectors: Residential, Multifamily Residential, Low Income Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 300.00 $


Name: Customer Service
Address: 411 Seventh Avenue 15-1
Pittsburgh PA 15219
Phone: (877) 334-1715
Email: DUQLightBusinessSolutions@Franklinenergy.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.