City of Ashland Photovoltaic Rebate Program
Where:
Ashland, Oregon
Who:
Commercial, Residential, Industrial, Government Sectors installing photovoltaic systems
What:
Residential systems rebate of $0.50/watt or commercial systems rebate of $0.75/watt (maximum of $7,500 per site)

Applications accepted year-round.

More Information

Energy Trust (ETO) Cash Incentives
Where:
Oregon
Who:
Residential & Commercial Sectors served by Pacific Power or Portland General Electric
What:
Cash incentives to reduce the cost of installing a solar electric system. The incentive amount is dependent on the size of the system and the electric utility.

Installations must be done by approved solar trade allies with ETO. SES is one of these allies.

Estimate Your Incentive and Receive More Information

ETO Small Wind Incentive Program
Where:
Oregon
Who:
Commercial, Residential, Government Sectors served by Portland General Electric and Pacific Power
What:
Incentives for installing wind turbines based on project cost.

Incentives can be received by contacting ETO to determine your wind speed and select your wind turbine.

More Eligibility and Contact Information

State Home Oil Weatherization (SHOW) Program
Where:
Oregon
Who:
Residential Sector (must heat with oil, propane, kerosene, butane, or wood)
What:
Cash payments up to $500 per project for installing weatherization and heating upgrades such as, insulation, programmable thermostats, oil burner replacements, window replacements, insulated exterior door, and duct sealing.

Application and More Information

USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
Where:
US
Who:
All agricultural producers and some small rural businesses (town with less than 50,000 people)
What:
Loans (up to 75% of eligible project costs) and grants (25% of eligible project costs) for renewable energy projects and energy efficiency improvement projects. Maximum grant amount of $500,000 with a $2,500 minimum. Maximum loan amount of $25 million with a $5,000 minimum.

Application must be submitted before any project costs are incurred. Applications can be submitted year-round, but funding deadlines are October 31st for small projects (grant of $20,000 or project cost around $80,000 or less), and March 31st.


More Eligibility and Contact Information

Blue Sky Community Project Funds
Where:
Pacific Power Service Area
Who:
Non-residential, locally-owned renewable energy installations
What:
Grants competitively awarded to specific projects with certain requirements, milestones, and deliverables that need to be met once awarded.

Applications accepted July 3, 2017 and due September 29, 2017. Applicants notified of decision in February 2018.


More Information


Renewable Energy Development (RED) Program
Where: Oregon
Who: Individuals, Businesses, Commercial, Tribes, Nonprofits
What: Maximum of $250,000 per project (not exceeding 35 percent of eligible project costs) available installing renewable energy production system for a business or home.

Application process is announced last quarter of each year.


More Information

Grants

Sharpe Energy Renewable Energy Model

Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC)
Where:
US
Who:
Commercial and Industrial Sectors
What:
Tax credit based on per kWh of electricity generated by renewable energy. Credits are $0.023/kWh for wind geothermal, closed-loop biomass, geothermal energy resources, and solar systems and are $0.012/kWh for other eligible technologies.

To apply fill out this form and send to the IRS


More Information

Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC)
Where:
US
Who:
Commercial, Industrial, Investor-Owned Utility, Cooperative Utilities, and Agricultural Sectors
What:
Business tax credits for solar, fuel cells, small wind turbines, geothermal heat pumps, microturbines, combined heat and power systems. Thirty percent of costs of installation tax credit for solar and large wind projects (will decrease to 26% in 2020, 22% in 2021 and 10% in 2022 for solar)


More Information


Oregon Residential Energy Tax Credits
Where:
Oregon
Who:
Residential Sector
What:
Tax credit dependent on cost of improvement and energy saved. This can range from $100 to $6,000. A verified technician must examine the installation before tax credits can be received.

Final applications are due December 31, 2017 as the program is ending after 2017.


More Information

Business Energy Small Premium Projects
Where:
Oregon
Who:
Commercial or Residential Rental Sector
What:
Tax credits for energy upgrade projects. The credits maximum amount is $7,000 and cannot exceed 35% of the project’s cost
Final applications are due December 31, 2017 as the program is ending after 2017.

More Information

​Pacific Power Purchase Agreements
Where:
Oregon and California
Who:
Sectors within Pacific Power service areas
What:
Agreements to from Pacific Power purchase power from generation projects at marginal costs. Typically, fixed price standard available to all qualifying facilities for a contract up to 15 years. All qualifying facilities also must relinquish its green tags.


More Information

CA Net Energy Metering
Where:
California
Who:
Customers of PG&E, SCE, and SDG&E
What:
Small solar, wind, or other qualified generating technologies located on your premise with a generating system peak capacity output of 1,000 kW or less. Those with a surplus of energy will receive payment by the utility company.

To apply you must go through your current utility (most common ones listed above) and receive approval from them.

More Information

Incentives

Cash Incentives & Rebates

​Sharpe Energy SES © 2013  |  All Rights Reserved

Follow SES on Social Media

Whether you represent a school, farm, business, or are simply a concerned resident, there are numerous incentive programs and grants that can help fund renewable energy installations and energy efficiency upgrades. Therefore, SES has complied a list of incentives in our region to help support our community. 


Contact SES for more information on specific incentives and financing options.

SES is a proud Energy Trust trade ally.

Tax Incentives & Net Metering

Sharpe Energy Solutions

Sharpe Energy Solutions Logo