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Central Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs   

Last DSIRE Review: 06/21/2012
Program Overview:
State: Oregon
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Furnaces , Heat pumps, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Motors, Motor VFDs, Agricultural Equipment, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Ductless Heat Pump
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Construction
Amount:Windows: $6 per square foot
Ceiling Insulation: $0.25 per square foot
Floor Insulation: $0.50 per square foot
Wall Insulation: $0.50 per square foot
Duct Sealing with New Electric Furnace: $500 per heating system
Heat Pumps: $300 - $1,000
Ductless Heat Pumps: $1,500
Electric Water Heater: $25
Site Built Energy Star Home (Builder Incentive): $1,500
Clothes Washers: $30
Refrigerators: $15
Freezers: $15
Energy Star Manufactured Homes: $800
Ductless Heating and Cooling System: $1,500
Irrigation Pump Motor: $75 - $7,500
Irrigation Pump Testing: $50 - $300, plus bonus incentive for large tracts
Variable Frequency Drives: $80 per HP
Eligible System Size:Water Heaters: must have capacity of 120 gallons or less
Equipment Requirements:Weatherization work must be done with CEC approval
Water Heaters: 50 - 59 gallons 0.93 EF; 60 - 120 gallons 0.91 EF
Appliances must be Energy Star rated, see web site for further details
Windows: maximum of U-factor of 0.30 (0.35 for glass doors)
Homes must be inspected and meet Energy Star requirements
Variable Frequency Drives: Must be an irrigation account, VFD must control turbine style pump
Installation Requirements:Weatherization program is for members with site-built electrically heated homes constructed before 1992
Equipment must be installed within CEC's service territory. Some of the rebates require that a home energy analysis be completed before work begins. Customers should check with the utility for confirmation.
Funding Source:The Bonneville Power Administration
Web Site:

The Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) offers a variety of financial incentives to promote energy efficiency among residential members. Rebates are provided for qualifying weatherization measures, water heaters, Energy Star appliances, ductless heating/cooling systems, heat pumps and Energy Star rated homes. Weatherization measures must be done in an electrically heated home, and must have a free energy analysis done before work begins. In order to qualify for the appliance rebates, an electric water heater must be the primary source of hot water for the customer. CEC also offers rebates for efficient sprinkler systems and irrigation equipment. Contact CEC for program information or visit the program web site listed above.

  Customer Service - CEC
Central Electric Cooperative
2098 N. Hwy. 97
PO Box 846
Redmond, OR 97756
Phone: (541) 548-2144
Fax: (541) 548-0366
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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