The City of San Marcos Distributed Generation Rebate Program encourages installation of grid-tied renewable energy systems such as solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind generation systems. The program is open to existing San Marcos Electric Utility (SMEU) customers. Pre-approval is required in order to qualify for the rebate. Rebate amount is $1.00 per watt up to $2,500 for single-family residential customers, and $1.00 per watt up to $5,000 for commercial customers. For more information download the program flyer and application (PDF).