Solar Rebate Program

The TID Solar Electric Rebate Program provides incentives for TID electric service customers for both new and existing structures. For all projects, energy efficiency, the expected performance of the system, as well as the design and installation of the system, will determine the incentive amount.

TID Solar Electric Rebate Program – Current Status 4/10/14
Customer Class Current Step Initial KW in Step Unused KW from Previous Step Revised Total kW in Step kW Reserved kW Remaining in Step
Residential 7 850 90.34 940.34 591.56 348.78
Non-Residential The Non-Residential Solar Rebate Program is fully subscribed. Applications received will be placed on a waitlist and will only be eligible for a rebate if a pending project is cancelled.

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Net Metering:

The law requires every electric utility to develop a standard contract or tariff providing for net energy metering, and shall make this standard contract or tariff available to eligible customer-generators, upon request, on a first-come-first served basis until the time that the total rated generating capacity used by eligible customer-generators exceeds 5 percent of the electric utility's aggregate customer peak demand.

Peak Demand was - 496.6 MW (2010)
Total rated generating capacity used by eligible customer-generators - 2.3 MW
Net surplus electricity purchased - 0
Current Compensation Rate - $0.0745/kWh
Surplus Electricity Compensation Request (pdf)

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