Solar electricity for your home

Typical costs will vary depending upon the contractor and materials you select.

The SRP incentive is $0.40 per watt up to 5 kW.

The Arizona tax credit is 25% of the cost, capped at $1,000 maximum credit per residence, regardless of the number of energy devices installed.

The federal tax credit is 30% of system cost. Consult a tax professional for more information.

Savings are calculated based on an annual solar energy production of 1,600 kWh per kW-DC at $0.095 per kWh, and will vary based on the size of the system installed, orientation and energy consumption.

The SRP Residential Solar Electric Program is designed to help you interconnect your solar electric system safely to SRP's electric grid.

Currently SRP is offering solar incentives only for new home construction.

SRP had set aside funding for 12 megawatts (MW) of residential solar electric installations for customers for the Fiscal Year 2015 (May 1, 2014 – April 30, 2015). Of the 12 MW, 10.75 MW has been set aside for solar on existing homes and 1.25 MW has been set aside for new home construction.

All existing home incentives have been allocated for fiscal year 2015. Customers wishing to install solar should still follow the steps below to properly connect their system to the SRP system.

Getting started

Step 1 - Calculate costs

It is important to review the financial implications before deciding to install a solar electric system. The ultimate out-of-pocket cost will depend on whether you purchase the system outright, obtain a loan, or lease the system. Examine all of your options in order to choose the financing method that best fits with your lifestyle.

Step 2 - Review process checklist

The SRP Residential Solar Electric Process Checklist Document is a pdf will walk you through the steps you will need to follow to interconnect your solar electric system safely to SRP's electric grid.

Please be sure to review the program requirements document is a pdf document. The process typically takes two to three months from SRP's receipt of the completed application package until your solar system is commissioned (turned on), but can vary based on project specifics.

Step 3 - Select a contractor

Once you have determined that installing a solar electric system makes sense, you will need to select a licensed solar electric dealer and installer. Get advice to help you make an educated choice and use the Solar Contractor Bid Comparison Form document is a pdf to evaluate your options.

Once selected, your contractor will help you complete and submit all necessary paperwork to SRP.

Frequently asked questions

Find answers to your questions about SRP's Residential Solar Electric Program.

Solar installations in your neighborhood

Learn more about the status of solar installations throughout Arizona at www.arizonagoessolar.org.

Contact us

If you have questions about the SRP Residential Solar Electric Program, please contact a solar representative at (602) 236-4448.

SRP Solar Energy is also available to business customers.

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