New Braunfels Utilities - Residential Solar Water Heater Rebate Program

March 14, 2019


New Braunfels Utilities offers a rebate for residential customers who purchase and install solar water heating systems on eligible homes. A rebate of the equivalent of $0.265 per kWh is available to these customers. The maximum rebate amount is $900 for participating customers. Applicants must have an active residential electric service account with NBU in order to be eligible. Solar water heaters must preheat water for an electric water heater that is permanently installed and is the main water heating source. A contractors invoice or receipt must include documentation for all requirements as stated in the program guidelines.

Funding is limited and is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications are located on the program web site.


Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: New Braunfels Utilities
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
Incentive Amount: $0.265/kWh
Maximum Incentive: $900
Equipment Requirements: Systems must be SRCC certified (1200-3400 kWh) and have a closed loop.
Collector and tank must have 5 year warranty.
Installation Requirements: Equipment must be new, with frost protection, and installed by qualified NABCEP contractor with certification number provided
All manufacturer installation procedures and local codes must be followed


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Solar Water Heat
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 0.27 $/kWh, The incentive has a minimum of $900.00


Name: Conservation and Customer Solutions
Address: 355 FM 306/P.O. Box 310289
New Braunfels TX 78131-0289
Phone: (830) 608-8925

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.