Puget Sound Energy's 2017 Solar Production Incentive Payment Application Process

Today, we received an email from Puget Sound Energy about the 2017 Solar Production Incentive Payment Application process and we’re posting it here, just in case our PSE customers didn’t get this email directly.  If you are not a PSE customer, please ignore as your Utility has a different process …

Dear PSE Customer-Generator,

This is your annual application for the Washington State Renewable Energy Production Incentive program. Please carefully review the information specific to your system, shown in bold below.

Once you have reviewed this information, click the green “Proceed to Signoff” button at the bottom of this page.  If everything looks good, respond YES on the survey and submit.  If you see problems with the information we have provided, respond NO on the survey and tell us why.  We will be back in touch with corrections or explanation so that you can accept the application and be paid.

PSE Customer: Sally Sunshine
Account Number: 221234567890
Washington State Tax ID: 950000000
Address of Renewable Energy System: 555 Sunshine Way, Bellevue WA
2016-17 Kilowatt-hours Produced: 10,000
Incentive Rate*: $0.504
Total 2017 Incentive Payment: (cannot exceed $5000): $5,000.00
Payment will be a check mailed to: PO Box 555, Bellevue WA 98007

The passage of Washington Senate Bill 5939 in July locked in PSE’s incentive payment rates for current participants as follows:

If you were certified as eligible for up to:                         Your incentive rate is now:

$0.12 (wind)                                                                        $0.112
$0.15 (solar manufactured out of state)                                $0.140
$0.15 (anaerobic digester)                                                   $0.140
$0.18 (solar with a WA-made inverter)                                 $0.168
$0.36 (solar with WA-made modules)                                   $0.336
$0.54 (solar with WA-made modules and inverter)                $0.504

Please Note: The new law will require re-certification by Washington State University Extension Energy Program of ALL participating customers between October 1, 2017 and April 30, 2018 in order to remain eligible for annual incentive payments provided in 2018 through 2020.  PSE will do our best to communicate this process when it becomes available.

If you have questions or concerns, please email us at netmetering@pse.com

(actual link to be sent from PSE in email)
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