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Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative - Residential/Commercial Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 05/14/2012
Program Overview:
State: Montana
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Heat pumps
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential
Amount:Add-On Heat Pump: $200 per ton
Geothermal Heat Pump: $200/ton (residential); $150/ton (commercial)
Water Heater: $100 - $150
Energy Star Dishwasher: $25
Energy Star Refrigerator: $25
Energy Star Clothes Washer: $50
Maximum Incentive:Add-On Heat Pump: $800
Geothermal Heat Pump: $1,000 (residential); $5,000 (commercial)
Eligible System Size:Water Heater: 40 Gallon
Equipment Requirements:Appliances: must be Energy Star
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The Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative offers rebates to residential and commercial members for purchasing energy efficient add-on heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps, water heaters, dishwashers, refrigerators, and washing machines. (Note: A State Tax Credit of $1,500 is also available for Ground Source Heat Pumps.) Rebate applications are located on the program web site. All installation and equipment requirements must be met. Please contact Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative or visit the program website for additional information.

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PO Box 249
150 Cooperative Way
Huntley, MT 59037-0249
Phone: (406) 348-3411
Fax: (406) 348-3414
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