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New Mexico

Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Central New Mexico Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 04/16/2012
Program Overview:
State: New Mexico
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Water Heaters
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Refrigerator/Freezers: $80 per unit
Clothes Washers: $40 per unit
Dishwashers: $30 per unit
Water Heaters: $70 per unit
Water Heater with Timer-Controller/Low-Wattage (3kW or less) Element: additional $50/unit
Water Heater Lifetime warranty: additional $50/unit
Eligible System Size:Water Heater: 30 Gallon minimum tank size
Equipment Requirements:Refrigerators/Freezers: Must be Energy Star
Water Heaters: Must meet efficiency requirements as stated in program details, minimum 6 year warranty
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Central New Mexico Electric Cooperative (CNMEC) provides an incentive for its residential members to purchase energy efficient water heaters, clothes washers, dishwashers, refrigerators, and freezers. The rebate applies to both new and replacement installations. The equipment must be installed in the CNMEC service area and in a home on a permanent foundation. Participating members can receive a $70 rebate for installing a water heater which meets the minimum program standards, and a bonus $50 if the unit is controlled by a timer or is equipped with a low-wattage (3kW or less) element, and another bonus $50 if it is covered by a lifetime warranty. Refrigerators and freezers must be Energy Star rated to qualify for the $80 rebate. In order to see rebate forms, view the "services" tab on the program web site listed above and select rebates. Rebate must be requested within 180 days of installation to be eligible. Contact CNMEC for more information.

  Curtis Belcher
Central New Mexico Electric Cooperative
PO Box 669
810 1st Street
Moriarty, NM 87035
Phone: (505) 832-4483
Phone 2: (800) 339-2521
Web Site:
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