Solar*Rewards® is your opportunity to have solar for your home or business. It's an incentivized program, so monthly payments are made to the owner of the solar system in exchange for Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for the energy produced by the solar system.
If you produce more than you need, the extra energy is added to our grid, and any excess energy is held in your solar bank for use in future months. View the Solar Bank Election form to learn more.
Want to know more about our other solar option? Net Energy Metering (NEM) has the same benefits as Solar Rewards, except that it's non-incentivized.
If you're wondering how private solar works, or if your home or business is right for solar, you should see if solar is right for you.
Once you've decided to install solar on your home or business, you'll want to install a system that's right for you by working with a solar installer. Your installer will help you find the perfect fit based on location, design, and scale.
Filling out a Solar Rewards application is next. In most cases, you'll work with a developer or installer who will submit your application for you. You can also create and manage your own application by simply registering and logging into the Application Portal.
Already a participant? Visit our Solar Rewards Participant Information page
Are you a solar developer or installer? Access our Renewable Developer Resource Center
You have the option to participate in the Small, Medium, or Large program based on the system size. REC incentives are paid to the owner of the solar system in cents per kilowatt hour (¢ per kWh). Get more information on each program below:
2020-2021 Renewable Energy Compliance Plan was adopted by the Public Utilities Commission of the State of Colorado on April 28, 2020. Below are the requirements for the programs that will be offered during the two year Plan. Programs open 10 am MT on all dates.
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