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San Miguel Power Association - Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 02/14/2013
Program Overview:
State: Colorado
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Motors, Energy Audit, LED Lighting, Heat Pump Water Heaters
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Residential
Amount:Geothermal Heat Pump: $150/ton
Split System Air Conditioners: $100 - $150/unit
Water Heater: $100
Water Heater (with Lifetime Warranty): $275
Geothermal Heat Pump Water Heater: $120
Air-Source Heat Pump Water Heater: $370
Electric Thermal Storage: $20/kW
Thermal Slab: $16/kW
Air Source Heat Pump with Electric Backup: $125 - $150/ton
Water Heater (with Desuperheater): $200
Refrigerator: $80
Freezer: $80
Washing Machine: $80
Dishwasher: $60
Premium Electric Motor: $10/HP
LED Tube/Strip/Bar Lights: Up to $8/ft
LED Bulbs: $5 - $10/bulb
LED Refrigerated Case Lighting: $60/reach in door, $10/ft of multi-deck case
Refrigerant Disposal: $65
Insulation & Air Sealing: 40% of job cost
Duct Sealing: 40% of job cost
Energy Audit: $75 - $150, with completion of energy conservation measures
Maximum Incentive:LED Tube Lights: $350
Insulation & Air Sealing: $200
Duct Sealing: $100
Equipment Requirements:All appliances must be EnergyStar rated and must be replacement appliances
Applicant must provide proof of disposal of old appliance. For refrigerators and freezers, must provide proof of proper refrigerant disposal.
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San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) offers a variety of rebates to customers for the purchase and installation of energy efficient equipment and appliances. Both residential and commercial customers are eligible to participate in this program. Eligible equipment includes geothermal heat pumps, central air conditioners, air source heat pumps, water heaters, refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, dishwashers, electric motors, lighting measures, and weatherization measures. All purchased appliances must be EnergyStar rated in order to qualify. To participate, fill out the Energy Efficiency Credit Application within 180 days of the installation and provide proof of purchase for specified equipment. Rebates will be dispensed to customers through a one-time check. Customers may contact the nearest district SMPA office or visit the web site listed above for more information on this program.


  Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
San Miguel Power Association
PO Box 1150
720 N. Railroad St.
Ridgway, CO 81432
Phone: (970) 626-5549
Fax: (970) 626-5688
Web Site:
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