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Earn Rebates From Austin Energy For Going Solar

20 Aug 2015

Posted in Commercial, Industry News, Residential by Alba Energy

Austin Energy’s Solar Rebate information updated 2/6/18. Page now includes additional solar incentive from the City of Sunset Valley.

Updated 12/7/17: Solar incentive reduced to $0.40/W, max $4,000 dollar rebate. A flat rebate of $1k expected to take effect in 2018.

Are you interested in installing solar panels on your Austin Texas home? You’re in luck!

Maximum $4,000 Dollar Solar Rebate From Austin Energy

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Austin homeowners have access to one of the best solar incentives in the state! Under Austin Energy’s Solar PV Rebate Program homeowners can receive up to $4,000 dollars worth of incentives toward the cost of installing solar panels on a residence.

According to their website, Austin Energy offers residential customers a rebate of $.40 per watt-DC, or $400 per kW-AC. You may be eligible to receive rebates for up to 10.0 kW of photovoltaics.

Locations eligible for the Austin Energy Solar Rebate

Austin Energy’s territory covers the metropolitan Austin area. The map below shows locations within the Austin Energy service area eligible for the solar rebate:
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Bonus Incentive – City Of Sunset Valley Solar Rebate

The City of Sunset Valley will also pay you $1,000 per kilowatt of solar installed, up to a maximum of 3 kilowatts or 3 kW. In order to be eligible for the rebate offered by the City of Sunset Valley Solar Energy Conservation Program, you must first apply and be approved for the Austin Energy rebate so the rebates piggyback on each other.

To qualify for the Austin Energy Solar Rebate:

  • You must be an Austin Energy residential customer.
  • You must own the property where the solar PV system will be installed.
  • You must own the PV system. Leased PV systems do not qualify for rebates.
  • Solar PV systems must be connected to an electric service panel associated with an Austin Energy residential utility account.
  • You must use an Austin Energy participating company, like Alba Energy.


  • No Cash? No Problem!

    With SMART Solar Financing from Alba Energy, going solar on your home is affordable for everyone, allowing you to save money INSTANTLY! That is, the cost of your new power bill + the monthly solar finance cost may be less than your current power bill!

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    Installing solar panels in Austin lets you take ownership of your energy supply and costs. Let one of Alba Energy’s 5-star solar professionals show you how to save money with a solar panel installation. Contact Alba Energy of Austin to request a free consultation about going solar TODAY!

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    *Learn more on the Austin Energy Solar Rebate Program and Sunset Valley Solar Incentive pages.

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