PWP offers larger incentives to income-qualified single-family homeowners who are interested in installing solar power through its Pasadena Solar Initiative Program (PSI). These incentives are also available for affordable housing projects.
EPBB Rate ($/Watt)
PBI Rate ($/kWh)
Enroll in one of the three bill payment assistance programs under PWP'sElectric Utility Assistance Program (EUAP).
Complete the energy and water-saving home improvements offered through the Energy Savings Assistance Program (ESAP) by PWP in partnership with Southern California Gas Company.
Find an installer. Installers must calculate the energy savings for all the proposed ESAP measures in order to properly size the solar system and BEFORE submitting a solar application for a customer. PWP will cap the Income-Qualified solar incentive for a system that will generate energy to offset the customer’s average annual electrical usage for the last 3 years minus the estimated energy savings (kWh) from the completed ESAP measures.
Follow the detailed instructions on our PSI Application Instructions page to ensure you receive the correct incentive. Income-Qualified solar applications will be required to follow additional guidelines and submit the following supplemental information:
REQUIRED AT THE "APPLICATION REQUEST" STEP:
REQUIRED AT THE "INCENTIVE PAYMENT REQUEST" STEP:
Additional PSI requirements, guidelines, and installation processes for the Income-Qualified/Affordable Housing solar incentive:
SIZE OF SYSTEM:
Solar energy systems must be installed in conformance with the manufacturer’s specifications and with all applicable electrical and building codes and standards.
Systems must be installed by an appropriately licensed contractor, in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the California Contractors State License Board. Installation contractors must have an active A, B, C-10, or a C-46 license.
LEASES AND POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS
AFFORDABLE HOUSING REQUIREMENTS:
If you have any comments, suggestions, or questions regarding the Pasadena Solar Initiative, please call the Answerline at 626-744-6970 or write to email@example.com.