Texas Solar Rebates

Texas Solar Rebates

The Lone Star state has a variety of solar incentives and a sunny climate. Here you will find details about the Texas Solar Initiative and the rebates available to Texas homes and businesses.

Solar Power in Texas

The amount of energy generated by solar panels in Texas will vary by region based on the AVERAGE SOLAR HOURS PER DAY. Refer to the Texas solar resources map below or use this quick reference.

  • EAST TEXAS - Beaumont, Houston, Corpus Christi - 4.5 SUNNY HOURS PER DAY
  • EAST CENTRAL TEXAS - Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, Harlingen - 4.8 TO 5.5 SUNNY HOURS PER DAY
  • WEST CENTRAL TEXAS - Childress, Abilene, San Angelo - 5.8 TO 6.2 SUNNY HOURS PER DAY
  • WEST TEXAS - Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland. Fort Stockton - 6.3 TO 6.8 4.5 SUNNY HOURS PER DAY


Texas Solar Incentives Summary

Rebate Type Amount
Federal IRS Energy Tax Credit 30% of total solar installation value
Solar Power Installation Rebate

AEP SWEPCO: $1.75 per watt DC up to $17,500

Austin Energy: $2.50 per watt AC up to $15,000

Sunset Valley: $1 per watt up to $3,000

BTU Bryan Texas Utilities: Residential: $2.00 per watt AC up to 80% of cost or $6,000; Commercial:$2.25 per watt AC up to $20,250

CoServ: $2 per watt Dc up to $5,000

CPS Energy: $2 per watt up to $25,000

Denton Electric: $3 per watt AC up to $15,000

El Pase: $2 per watt DC up to $20,000

Oncor Electric: $2 per watt DC up to $20,000

Solar Renewable Energy Credits SRECs None
Property Tax Exemption 100% exempt for value of solar installation
Sales Tax Exemption None
State Tax Credit None

Shop certified solar panel systems that qualify for Texas Rebates Save up to 60%; Buy online to skip sales tax too. These home solar kits include every component needed for successful solar installation including solar panels, grid-ready solar inverters, roof mounts, wiring, hardware, step-by-step instructions and even permit-ready engineering diagrams. Pre-engineered home solar kits are delivered to your door in two to three weeks and can be installed in one or two days.