Rhode Island Solar Incentives

Rhode Island Solar Incentives, Tax Credits, and Rebates

There are several incentives in Rhode Island that make investing in solar and renewable energy cost-effective.

Rhode Island Incentive Database

Name State Category Type
Rhode Island Solar Easement Laws RI Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Access Policy
Residential Solar Energy Property Tax Reduction RI Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Renewable Energy Sales Tax Refund RI Financial Incentive Sales Tax Incentive
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit (Personal) RI Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Net Metering RI Regulatory Policy Net Metering
Renewable Energy Professional Certificate RI Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Contractor Licensing
Rhode Island Renewable Energy Fund (RIREF) RI Regulatory Policy Public Benefits Fund
People's Power & Light - Renewable Energy Certificate Incentive RI Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
PV & Wind Rebate Program RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Small Customer Incentive Program for Green Power Marketers RI Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Renewable Generation Supply Incentive RI Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
National Grid (Narragansett) - Interconnection Guidelines RI Regulatory Policy Interconnection
RFP for Purchase/Sale of Renewable Electricity to Large Customers RI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Solar Electric Program RI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Renewable Energy Standard RI Regulatory Policy Renewables Portfolio Standard
Renewable Energy Products Sales and Use Tax Exemption RI Financial Incentive Sales Tax Incentive
Fuel Mix and Emissions Disclosure RI Regulatory Policy Generation Disclosure
National Grid (New England Gas Company) - High-Efficiency Heating System Rebate Program RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Narragansett) - Residential Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid - Energy Wise Program RI Financial Incentive Loan Program
National Grid (Electric) - Large Business Program RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Rhode Island Appliance and Equipment Energy Efficiency Standards RI Regulatory Policy Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
Building Energy Code RI Regulatory Policy Building Energy Code
Green Building Standards for State Facilities RI Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Rhode Island - Green Power Purchasing RI Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
Local Option - Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems RI Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit (Corporate) RI Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Rhode Island Energy (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Programs RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Rhode Island Energy (Electric) - Small Business Energy Efficiency Program RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Gas) - Residential Gas Heating Rebate Programs RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Incentive Program RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Gas) - Solar Thermal Rebate Program RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Renewable Energy Fund Grant Programs RI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Renewable Energy Fund Loan Programs RI Financial Incentive Loan Program
New Generation Energy - Community Solar Lending Program RI Financial Incentive Loan Program
New Generation Energy - Community Food Service Efficiency Lending Program RI Financial Incentive Loan Program
Rhode Island - Residential Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebates RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy Efficiency Resource Standard RI Regulatory Policy Energy Efficiency Resource Standard
Interconnection Guidelines RI Regulatory Policy Interconnection
Distributed Generation Standard Contracts RI Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Small Scale Solar Grants (Commerce RI) RI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Commercial Scale Renewable Energy Grants (Commerce RI) RI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Rhode Island C-PACE program RI Financial Incentive PACE Financing
Renewable Energy Growth Program RI Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Renewable Energy Professional Certification RI Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Contractor Licensing
Residential Renewable Energy System Tax Credit RI Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Energy Revolving Loan Fund RI Financial Incentive Loan Program
Rhode Island Energy (Electric) Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid EnergyWise Financing program RI Financial Incentive Loan Program
Public Benefit Fund for Renewables and Efficiency RI Regulatory Policy Public Benefits Fund
Energy Conservation Grants for the Elderly RI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Green Power Purchasing for State Facilities RI Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
Energy Efficiency Standard for State Buildings RI Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Equipment RI Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Farm Energy Program RI Financial Incentive Grant Program
Electrify Rhode Island Program RI Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid - EV Charging Station program RI Financial Incentive Other Incentive
Community Remote Net Metering Program RI Regulatory Policy Community Solar Rules
Tax-Exempt Financing for Green Buildings, Renewable Energy & Brownfield Redevelopment US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Conservation Security Program (CSP) Production Incentive US Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Personal) US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Exemption
Federal Excise Tax Exemption for Gasohol US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System (MACRS) US Financial Incentive Corporate Depreciation
2003 Climate Change Fuel Cell Buy-Down Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
HUD Energy Efficient Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy Star Financing and Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA Rural Housing Service Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Deductions for Clean-Fuel Vehicles and Refueling Property US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Deduction
Deductions for Clean-Fuel Vehicles and Refueling Property US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Deduction
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Corporate) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI) US Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alcohol Fuel Credit US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Small Business Administration Loan Programs US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy-Efficient Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs - Funding Opportunities US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Green Power Purchasing Goal for Federal Government US Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
Value-Added Producer Grant Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Deduction
Energy-Efficient New Homes Tax Credit for Home Builders US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Energy-Efficient Appliance Manufacturing Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Veterans Housing Guaranteed and Insured Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy and Emissions Goals and Standards for Federal Government US Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Federal Appliance Standards US Regulatory Policy Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
Energy Goals and Standards for Federal Agencies US Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs) US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Loan Guarantees US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Interconnection Standards for Small Generators US Regulatory Policy Interconnection
U.S. Department of Energy - Loan Guarantee Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Qualifying Advanced Energy Manufacturing Investment Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
U.S. Department of Treasury - Renewable Energy Grants US Financial Incentive Grant Program
USDA - High Energy Cost Grant Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
USDA - Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Repowering Assistance Biorefinery Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Title I Property Improvement Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance (EA/REDA) Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Fannie Mae Green Financing – Loan Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Plug-In Electric Drive Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Qualified Commercial Clean Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Corporate) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Personal) US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Previously-Owned Clean Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
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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.