IMPORTANT NOTICE: Applications for the Efficiency First Renewable Rebate pilot will be accepted through December 31, 2013. CLICK HERE for additional program requirements.
To qualify for renewable rebates:
- Online screening, applicable energy assessment and site assessment performed by an Alliant Energy-designated assessor must be completed before construction begins.
- Online screenings for the Efficiency First Renewable Rebates pilot will be accepted through December 31, 2013 at alliantenergy.com/renewablecalculator.
- Projects must be completed and in service within 12 months of the date of the original online screening to qualify for a rebate.
- You must be an Alliant Energy electric customer.
- Renewable system must offset customer usage.
Electric customers rebate = annual kWh savings x $0.35
Natural gas customer rebate = annual therm savings x $2.50
Maximum of $750
The rebate amount will not exceed 50 percent of equipment purchase price.
Step 1: Use the online self-assessment tool to determine your property’s renewable energy potential installation cost, and rebate amount.
Step 2. Based on the information you provided in step one, Alliant Energy will contact you to schedule the following:
a. Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® audit to determine your home’s annual energy efficient usage. To qualify for a renewable rebate all customers are required to complete the audit. (Fee applies, see chart below)
b. Site assessment to determine your home’s potential to generate renewable energy. To qualify for a renewable rebate all customers are required to complete the site assessment ($50 fee).
- The audit and site assessment may be scheduled on the same day and may take up to five hours to complete
- The required site assessment must be performed by an assessor contracted by Alliant Energy
Step 3: Choose an installer and that will help you review the systems components, options and cost.
Step 4: Purchase and install the solar thermal water heating system.
Step 5: Submit the appropriate renewable rebate claim form.
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