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Model Leases and PPAs

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To facilitate the growth of the industry, SEIA maintains and promotes standardized contracts for a variety of different solar transactions. Initially developed under the Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) working group led by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the following model contracts have been endorsed and modified by SEIA as a critical component of our consumer protection and cost reduction programs. 

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Commercial & Industrial Customers

 

PPA for Commercial Customers

This PPA contract is designed for commercial end-users and is a newly developed and modernized version based on a collaborative process with industry and other stakeholders. Members of SEIA have access to a version of the C&I PPA Agreement in editable Microsoft Word format. Click here to access, or download the PDF at the link above.  

PACE Addendum

An addendum for the PPA contract for Property-Assessed Clean Energy. SEIA members have access to a version of the Addendum in editable Microsoft Word format. Click here to access, or download the PDF at the link above. 

Lease Agreement for Commercial Customers

This lease agreement is designed for commercial end-users and not homeowners.

Residential Customers

 

Power Purchase Agreement for Residential Customers (Aggregated)

Under a PPA agreement, consumers make monthly payments based on how much electricity is produced by the system. This PPA agreement is for vertically integrated companies who finance and install systems.

Power Purchase Agreement for Residential Customers (Disaggregated)

Under a PPA agreement, consumers make monthly payments based on how much electricity is produced by the system. This PPA agreement is for companies that work with a network of third-party installation partners or financiers.

Lease Agreement for Residential Customers (Aggregated)

This agreement is for leasing solar systems to residential customers and meant to be used by vertically integrated companies who finance and install systems.

Lease Agreement for Residential Customers (Disaggregated)

This residential lease agreement is created for companies that work with a network of third-party installation partners or financiers.

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