Solar Buybacks, Rebates & Incentives in Texas
And if you live in a deregulated part of the state (anywhere other than Austin or San Antonio), you’ll want to switch electricity providers after going solar so that you earn the best possible solar buyback rate.
This list contains a handy utility list as a reference.
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Solar Rebates In Texas
Homeowners in the Austin Energy service territory can receive up to $2,500 dollars worth of rebates toward the cost of adding solar panels on a residence. Under Austin Energy’s Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Rebate Program, residential customers are billed for their whole house energy consumption at standard residential rates and then credited at the Value of Solar Rate, currently $0.097 per kilowatt-hour. Excess credits may be rolled over to the next month, indefinitely, as long as the account remains open.
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Homeowners in the CPS Energy service territory can receive up to $2,500 dollars worth of rebates toward the cost of adding solar panels on a residence. Under CPS Energy’s Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Rebate Program, power produced by your solar system is consumed by your home. Surplus power is sent to CPS Energy, resulting in an Excess Generation credit being applied to your account.
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For a limited time only, homeowners in the Oncor service territory can receive up to $8,500 dollars worth of rebates toward the cost of adding solar panels on a residence. Under the Oncor Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Program, energy produced by your solar system is consumed by your home. Surplus electricity is sent to Oncor’s grid, where it can be resold to a Retail Electricity Provider such as Green Mountain or Reliant.
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The benefits of switching
Harnessing your own power with Texas sunshine is smart. You produce your own energy. You’ll save money. You’ll raise the value of your home. Your house will be the talk of the neighborhood. You can even achieve complete offset and receive money back for surplus energy you produce.
The cost of putting solar panels on your home or business will vary based on your energy costs, the utility’s net metering policies, and solar power rebates and other financial incentives. Going solar is easy and our team makes the experience hassle-free and friendly. Switching to solar takes $0 down. Texas solar rebates and incentives help you take advantage your home’s roof.
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Green Mountain Energy
With Green Mountain’s Renewable Rewards Buyback Program, you can maximize the return on your solar power investment by receiving credit for any excess energy your system exports to the grid. They’ll give you a bill credit for 100% of your system’s outflow to the electric grid and supplement the energy you produce with 100% wind energy from the grid!
Start receiving credit for the excess solar electricity you generate and return to the grid. With the Reliant Simple Solar Sell Back 12 Plan, you’ll receive a low electricity rate for 12 months. Using the same rate, you’ll also receive a credit for all the surplus solar energy your panels feed into the grid.