Solar Energy in Pasadena

22 Jun

“Solar in Los Angeles” – A new series covering all the Los Angeles Metro Area and their relationship with Solar.

Solar installations in Pasadena

Utility Company: Pasadena Water and Power

Electric rates: $0.09 – $0.17/kwh

Rebates available: Solar Installation Rebate from the PWP

Rebates in Pasadena are performance based, most residential installations will receive the rebate in a lump sum based on expected performance. Larger installations will receive the rebate over the course of 5 years based on the system’s performance.

The City of Pasadena also has an nice graph detailing the rebate amounts available.Here’s a link

Incentive Rates, Effective July 1, 2010 (Rates subject to change at any time.)
PSI Incentive Type System Size Incentive Rates (by customer type) Payment Schedule
Expected Performance Based Buydown (EPBB) 1 kW-AC

to

50 kW-AC*

$2.40/watt – Residential
$1.40/watt – Commercial$2.15/watt – Government and Non-profits
One lump sum payment after installation and inspection approval; based on estimated PV system AC capacity. Details…
Performance Based Incentive (PBI) Over 50 kW-AC
to

1,000 kW-AC*

$0.363/kWh – Residential
$0.212/kWh – Commercial and all PPAs$0.325/kWh for government and non-profit applicants (host customers)
Five annual payments for first five years after installation and inspection approval; based on actual metered kWh output. Details…

The Following are some of California Green Design’s Solar Installations in Pasadena

7.1 kw

Pasadena Solar House

2.4 kw

Pasadena Solar

6.2 kw

Pasadena Solar house

What size system would you need for your home, have your electric bill handy and check out the Solar Calculator.

Interested in a quote fill out a form on California Green Designs website.

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