Commonwealth Solar Hot Water

On February 20, 2014, the Commonwealth Solar Hot Water program announced increased incentives for new solar hot water construction applications. For more information, please see the "Summary of Changes, 02.19.14" document below.

The Commonwealth Solar Hot Water Program offers rebates for solar hot water (also known as solar thermal) systems. Residential, commercial, non-profit, and publicly owned buildings are all eligible. MassCEC has reserved $10 million of funding for the Commonwealth Solar Hot Water program, which will last until the end of 2016.

The pie chart below shows how much funding is remaining for the current year.

Commonwealth Solar Hot Water Funding Availability

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MassCEC’s solar hot water pilot program ran from February 2011 through June 30, 2012. During the pilot, MassCEC provided additional funding for 40 residential solar hot water system owners to install metering equipment. The Residential Performance Monitoring Interim Report provides an update on the performance data collected. An updated copy of this report is expected in 2014.

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