UPDATE: The FY20 funding for this program has been exhausted. No more applications will be accepted for the remainder of the fiscal year. FY21 funding for this program, if approved, will be available after October 1st, 2020.
Solar Energy Grant Program
The City currently has a program where you can apply for a rebate for installing solar!
The grant is at a rate of $0.25 per watt of solar power generated for a maximum grant of $2,500.
Applicants must be a City of Dunedin resident or business (unincorporated are not eligible).
Solar permits must be applied for, issued, inspected and completed on or after October 1st, 2018.
This grant will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis – as funds are available. Annual total funding determined in each fiscal year’s budget.
Fill out the application and embedded W-9 Form.
Complete and drop off a physical copy of the application to the staff in the Planning & Development Department:
PLEASE NOTE: Planning & Development has moved to 1415 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin, FL 34698
The City may offer incentives for new construction, new additions, and building conversions involving soar energy. Incentives may include, but are not limited to, those listed below:
- Fast track permitting
- Recognition at a City Commission meeting
- Inclusion of project details on the City’s green building web page
- Informative banners placed at the project site
For developments that trigger Design Review (developments 5,000 sq ft or 5 units or more):
At the time of application for Design Review, the developer shall be required to submit a solar energy plan as a good-faith demonstration of the developer’s intent to utilize solar energy to power the project. The Solar Energy Incentive Grant is paid as a reimbursement.
More information & brochures:
The City partners with the Committee on Environmental Quality to provide residents and business owners with educational information on solar power and its benefits. Check the City’s Environmental Calendar to find the next presentation date.
The typical household spends about $2,150 a year on residential energy bills.
Green homes typically use 30% - 60% less energy than a non-green home!
If you have further questions, please contact Natalie Gass via phone or email: