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Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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Golden Valley Electric Association - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program for Builders   

Last DSIRE Review: 08/26/2014
Program Overview:
State: Alaska
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Lighting, Vehicle Engine Preheating Plug-Ins, LED Lighting
Applicable Sectors: Construction, Home Builders
Amount:Fluorescent Lamps: $10-$20
CFL Fixtures: $3
LED Lamp: $10
Photocell/Motion Detector: $10
High Intensity Discharge Fixture: $20
Insulating Blanket for Water Heater: $10
Water Heater Timer: $30
Timer Controlling Exterior Vehicle Plug-In Outlet: $20
Switch Controlling Exterior Vehicle Plug-In Outlet: $10
Maximum Incentive:50% of project cost, up to $20,000
Equipment Requirements:See individual requirements for each technology on program web site
Electrical equipment must be U.L. listed and all electrical and plumbing installations should conform with all applicable building codes
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Golden Valley Electric Association’s (GVEA) Builder $ense program targets home builders who install electrical energy efficiency measures during construction of residential buildings. Newly constructed residential buildings or those that have undergone major remodeling or additions are eligible for the rebate. New buildings must be receiving or have applied to receive service from GVEA at the site to qualify for the rebate program. Lighting, vehicle engine preheating plug-ins and eligible electric water heating equipment can also receive rebates. For more information, visit the program web site.

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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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