Illinois DCEO Solar & Wind Energy Rebate Program OPEN

The window of opportunity is expected to be narrow as in past years. Details are available on the IL DCEO website.

A few changes to be aware of:

1.      Rebates will be limited to no more than $2.70/watt for solar photovoltaic systems and $2.40/watt for wind energy systems purchased by residential and business entities, and $4.50/watt for solar photovoltaic systems and $4.00/watt for wind energy systems purchased by public sector and non-profit entities.  Otherwise, the rebates is still based on 30% of total cost for homeowners and businesses and 50% for governmental and non-profit entities, with a maximum rebate of $50,000.
2.     Estimated total labor hours by installer or subcontractors must be provided in application.  We will also need the actual labor hours for this project provided in the completion letter.
3.     The spec sheet for the solar panels or wind turbine being purchased must be provided with application. 

Click here for 2011 APPLICATION