Commercial Solar Hot Water RFP, Incentives and Financing

The Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority offers incentives, through designated participating contractors, to any customer of Connecticut Light & Power or The United Illuminating Company who wishes to install solar hot water systems. Click here for the incentive process guidelines.

CEFIA is providing incentives and financing to support Commercial Solar Hot Water projects through a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process. This is the fifth round and final round of solicitations under the current program launched in April 2012.  The “funds available” (below) reflect changes in project awards from previous rounds.

 

See Guidelines / RFP - Commercial Solar Hot Water Incentive Program  for details.

 

 

Funding Availability

 

The $906,063 remaining in this program will be made according to the following schedule:

 

Table 1 - Funding Available for SHW Projects  
Proposal Due Date Funds Available
Round 5: March 15, 2013 $906,063

 

Funding Available

 

Commercial SHW Program (Total)

$2,000,000

Round 1 - approved

$75,247

Round 2 - approved $450,380

Round 3 - approved

$89,358

Round 4 - approved $576,029

 

Round Four Approved Projects

 

Rank

Name

Project Size (sq. ft.)

Town

Installer

1

608 Allen Street (grant)

807.6

New Britain

Energy Systems & Installations, Inc.

2

Jefferson Heights Housing LLC (grant)

463.2

New Britain

Sound Solar Systems, LLC

3

Automatic Rolls of New England (grant)

2,638.7

Dayville

EcoSolar Installations, LLC

4

499 Allen Street (grant)

403.8

New Britain

Energy Systems & Installations, Inc.

5

W. Stafford Springs Elementary School (grant)

161.1

Stafford Springs

C-TEC Solar

6 Two Roads Brewery (grant/loan) 3,624.6 Stratford
EcoSolar Installations, LLC
7 New Century Gardens, LLC (grant/loan) 3,624.6 Bridgeport EcoSolar Installations, LLC

 
 

An Informational Webinar was held on 8/17/2012 to explain the program rules and to answer questions from the audience.  The recorded webinar may be viewed by clicking on the icon below:

 

 

Links to Important Information