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Solar and NBU

With the launch of our new Participating Solar Contractor program, NBU is excited to offer enhanced customer support to help individuals and businesses harness the power of solar energy in our region. View the highlights of the new program below!

Participating Solar Contractor List: NBU now requires contractors who intend to offer the NBU Solar Rebate to enroll in the new Participating Solar Contractor Program. Contractors must undergo annual training sessions and reviews to maintain eligibility for participation in the program and to ensure all participants comply with NBU’s program guidelines. Once registered, the solar contractors are required to uphold ethical business practices to remain on the list.

Improved Solar Rebate Process and Incentives: We now have dedicated staff to support customers throughout their solar power journey. Additionally, the NBU Solar Rebate has been adjusted to offer payouts to a broader number of solar installations.

Expanded Online Resources: Updated web resources provide customers with easy-to-navigate information and answers to solar-related questions, along with a step-by-step process of solar connection and available rebates. An online customer education course is available to guide those interested in solar energy for their home or business. Additionally, resources are available for contractors, offering clear insights into the NBU solar interconnection process.

Customer Support and Consultation: Our commitment to customer satisfaction extends beyond installation. We now offer comprehensive customer support to ensure a seamless experience from the initial inquiry to the finalization of installed solar systems. Contact us via email or call 830.312.7034 for assistance or questions.

Residential Solar Energy

Are you considering solar for your home? Solar photovoltaic systems are clean, quiet, and an efficient way of generating renewable energy. NBU provides solar education to help you to become an informed shopper and offers a rebate to help you save money with your purchase.

Select the image for a full screen view of the Solar Interconnection Guide.
Solar Resources
Avoiding Solar Scams
Learn the important things to consider when purchasing a solar system and how to avoid common scams.
Avoiding Solar Scams
Frequently Asked Questions
Review a list of frequently asked questions to be informed when researching and purchasing a solar installation.
Solar FAQ's
For Solar Contractors:
Interested in registering your business as one of our new Participating Solar Contractors? Follow our step-by-step process to be recognized on the list.
Becoming a Participating Solar Contractor

NBU’s Going Solar Course

Shopping for a home solar system requires careful consideration and planning. The NBU Going Solar Course equips you with the knowledge and tools needed for a positive solar buying and installation journey, and it’s required to earn an NBU rebate of up to $3000.

The 20-minute course covers topics such as:

  • Setting your goals
  • Creating a plan
  • Choosing a contractor
  • Installing your solar system
  • Applying for the rebate
  • Maintaining your system
Have Questions About Solar Energy?

Contact us by email or call 830.312.7034 to learn more.