Benicia city officials recently launched its new residential solar incentive program offering residents a rebate of up to $3,000 for installing solar systems.
City rebates became available on April 15. The rebates are available until funds run out.
A workshop about the program and solar energy will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday (April 25), in the city's council chambers.
The importance of promoting renewable energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions while savings its residents money on their energy bills, a city press release states.
The rebates are intended to help residents with installation costs. The rebates are for solar PV systems that are 1.5 kw or greater.
Residents can also take advantage of a matching discount of $0.60/watt up to $3,000 from three partnering solar installation companies: Diablo Solar Services (Martinez), Ally Electric & Solar (Richmond), and Verengo, Inc. (Concord).
To see if you qualify and to complete a Rebate Reservation form visit the Community Development Department's website here.
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