In a make Los Angeles is currently considering the rapid action of the residents to install solar panels incentives: hydropower Commissioners approved changes to the Solar Incentive Program will be reduced from January.
Hydraulic and electric power sector discount price is $ 3.24 per install tile, for example, a 4-kilowatt system, will receive a rebate of $12, 960. From 2012 onwards, the rebate rate will be lowered to $ 2.2 similarly, the rebates received in January, a 4 kW system will be reduced to $ 8,800.
With the passage of time and efficiency targets to meet the household electricity generation, further reduced, and the like to reduce and ultimately even to 60 cents to $ 1.5 per watt will also be possible to launch.
Water and electricity sectors (DWP) since 2009, residents of solar rebate applications troubled, after the launch of the U.S. Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, replaced by a $ 2,000 federal tax credit, an amount equivalent to 30% of the cost of installation. The average cost of solar home systems in the $ 35,000 to $ 40,000.
Los Angeles domestic generating capacity of 22 MW each year is far less than the city an annual amount of 25,000 gigawatt-one percent.
In 2007, the California State Senate on the 1st passage of the bill the number of 2016, set up a $ 318 million should be allocated as water and electricity sectors to help owners pay for solar installations. Water and electricity sectors has been an annual budget of $ 30 million home solar rebate applications this year has been to promote the rebate requirements of up to $ 70 million. This rebate rate reduction from the 2012 implementation of the decision is to expand the program funds a try.