Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 08/14/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Refrigerators, Ceiling Fan, Water Heaters, Lighting, Building Insulation, Whole House Fans, Pool Pumps, Room Air Conditioners, Solar Attic Fan, LED Lighting
|Amount:||Attic Insulation: $175|
Ceiling Fan: $35 each
Heat Pump Water Heater: up to $1,000
LED Bulbs: $15/bulb installed
Pool Pump: $200
Refrigerator recycling: $35
Room AC: $25
Room AC Recycling: $25
Solar Attic Fan: $100
Whole House Fan: $200
|Equipment Requirements:||Most appliances must be ENERGY STAR rated|
Attic insulation must cover at least 50% of the total attic space to qualify
Ceiling Fans: limit (3)
Refrigerator and AC rebates require recycling of old unit through SVP program to qualify.
Silicon Valley Power offers rebates to residential customers for the purchase of a variety of energy efficient products including:
- ENERGY STAR Refrigerators
- Attic insulation
- Pool pumps
- Room air conditioning
- Electric Hot Water Heater Pump
- Whole house fans
To qualify for these programs, residents must live in the City of Santa Clara, receive electricity from Silicon Valley Power, and make purchases from participating retailers. Silicon Valley Power also offers its customers recycling rebate programs. Participants can receive $35 for a recycled refrigerator and $25 for a recycled air conditioner.
Program guidelines and applications can be found on the program web site listed above.
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