Solar Electric Rebate Program Eligibility and Requirements

Ground mount solar installation in Pinette, PEI

Eligibility Criteria
 

To be eligible for the Solar Electric Rebate Program you must meet these requirements:

  • Be the legal property owner, business owner and/or a bona-fide farmer.
  • Your building is:
    • a residential property, no more than three stories high, with a footprint smaller than 600 m² (6458 ft²); or
    •  a commercial building with an operating business; or
    • A farm building owned and operated year round by a bona-fide farmer.
  • Single-family homes, detached, side-by-side, or row homes and apartment buildings are eligible.
  • Manufactured or mobile homes must have a permanent electrical utility connection.
  • Buildings must be habitable and structurally sound

Ineligible buildings include:

  • Buildings that are not habitable or structurally sound (i.e. fire damage, uninhabitable, major renovation or construction in progress, etc.)

Program Requirements

Residential, Commercial and Farms:

  • Solar PV System must be eligible for your electric utility’s net metering program (Maritime Electric and City of Summerside Electric Utility).
  • Solar PV System must meet all applicable regulations under the Canadian Electrical Code and any additional Provincial laws and regulations.
  • Solar PV System must be installed by an efficiencyPEI Network of Excellence contractor

Rebate Amounts

Incentive Levels (Residential):

  • $1,000 per installed kilowatt.
  • The maximum rebate limit for all efficiencyPEI programs of $5000 per property (PID) would not apply to this program.
  • Not to exceed 40% total of installed costs.
  • Not to exceed $10,000 for residential installations.

Incentive Levels (Commercial/Farms):

  • $350 per installed kilowatt.
  • The maximum grant limit for all efficiencyPEI programs per property (PID) would not apply to this program.
  • Not to exceed 40% total of installed costs.
  • Not to exceed $10,000 for commercial/farm installations.
     
Published date: 
August 5, 2019
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