Virginia, United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Under Virginia’s first-ever renewable energy rebate program, homeowners and businesses in the Commonwealth can receive a rebate of US $2,000 per kilowatt (kW) for solar photovoltaic systems up to 10 kilowatts (kW) in size.
A typical residential system of 5 kilowatts earns the homeowner a rebate of $10,000. Businesses can receive a rebate for solar electric systems up to 200 kilowatts. The rebate amount for businesses starts at $2,000 per kilowatt (kW) for the first 10 kW installed, with a reduced amount for larger systems.
Because this initial rebate program is working with a finite sum of money and rebates are to be issued on a first-come, first-served basis, installer Standard Solar said that homeowners and businesses interested in taking advantage of the program act quickly.
“In setting up this program, Governor Kaine is going to unleash the pent-up demand for solar that we have been seeing in the Commonwealth for the past three years,” said Tony Clifford, CEO of Standard Solar.