Applying for SOMAH incentive funding isn’t difficult, but it does require specific documentation throughout the planning and installation process. Applications are only accepted online via our application portal, PowerClerk — which tracks your project’s progress, keeps your paperwork organized in a single location and allows SOMAH to provide accurate statistics on the program’s performance.

Program funding and waitlists

For current information on funding availability and waitlists, please visit the funding and waitlist page.

 

Ready to apply?

Need more info about SOMAH before you apply?

Start with one of these pages.

Click on each image below for additional resources.

Optional

Complete and submit the Technical Assistance Interest Form in PowerClerk

Documents to submit:

Step 1

Funding is earmarked for three months or until Reservation Request Package is submitted

Complete and submit Reservation Request Package in PowerClerk.

Documents to submit:

Reservation request package approval

Reservation funding is reserved for 18 months

Step 2

60 days to submit after Reservation Approval received

Complete and submit the Energy Efficiency Compliance Milestone in PowerClerk.

Submit one of the following, in addition to the Solar Sizing Tool

  • Pathway 1: documentation of an on-site whole-building walkthrough energy audit of ASHRAE Level I or higher within the past three years

  • Pathway 2: proof of enrollment in a utility, regional energy network (REN), community choice aggregation (CCA) or federally provided whole-building multifamily energy efficiency program, documentation of a recent California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (TCAC) rehabilitation, or documentation that the property was completely constructed under a recent version of Title 24

Step 3

240 days to submit after Reservation Approval received

Complete and submit proof of project milestone in PowerClerk

Documents to submit:

Proof of project milestone approval

Step 4

18 months to submit after Reservation Approval received

Complete and submit Incentive Claim Package in PowerClerk.

Documents to submit:

Site inspection

Incentive claim package approved

Pending payment

Incentive check issued

 

*Sample forms are provided for forms generated by PowerClerk