Solar electricity for your home
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.
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.
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 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 . 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 to evaluate your options.
Once selected, your contractor will help you complete and submit all necessary paperwork to SRP.
Frequently asked questions
Solar installations in your neighborhood
Learn more about the status of solar installations throughout Arizona at www.arizonagoessolar.org.
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.