5. General Market Program Modifications

5.1. Application Processing Timelines12

PA Action

Residential Systems



Reservation Issued

30 days

60 days

ICF Claim Processed (no inspection)

30 days

60 days

ICF Claim Processed (with inspection)

60 days

90 days

Incentive Paid after ICF claim approval

30 days

30 days

5.2. Project Completion Time Requirements15

5.3. Project Inspections

5.4. Performance Monitoring and Reporting Services Cost Cap Exemption and Measurement and Evaluation Metering Expenses21

5.5. EPBB Calculator Integration with Powerclerk23

5.6. Payment Intervals for PBI24

12 See Staff Proposal Section 3.1.

13 The CSI PAs are PG&E, SCE, and CCSE.

14 EPBB applications pay incentives up front based on an estimate of system performance.

15 See Staff Proposal Section 3.2.

16 See Staff Proposal Section 3.3.2.

17 The Third Edition of the CEC's Guidelines for California's Solar Electric Incentive Programs (Senate Bill 1) was published June 29, 2010, and can be found at: http://www.energy.ca.gov/2010publications/CEC-300-2010-004/CEC-300-2010-004-CMF.pdf.

18 PBI refers to payment of incentives over a five-year period based on the actual, measured output of the solar energy system.

19 See Staff Proposal Section 3.3.3.

20 See Staff Proposal Section 3.3.4.

21 See Staff Proposal Sections 3.4 and 4.6.

22 See http://www.gosolarcalifornia.org/equipment/perf_monitor.php.

23 See Staff Proposal Section 3.8.

24 See Staff Proposal Section 3.9.

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