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Berkeley Electric Cooperative - Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 06/05/2012
Program Overview:
State: South Carolina
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Dual Fuel System
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Geothermal Heat Pump: $250/ton
Dual Fuel System: $500/home
Water Heater: $200 - $300
Maximum Incentive:Geothermal Heat Pump: $1,250
Eligible System Size:Water heater: minimum tank capacity of 50 gallons
Equipment Requirements:Water heater: Must meet ASHRAE Standard 90 or NAES
Installation Requirements:Co-op will install load management switch on water heater
Web Site: http://www.becsc.com/index.cfm?page=lp&id=224&sp=197
Summary:

Berkeley Electric Cooperative (BEC) offers several rebates to residential customers for energy efficiency upgrades. The H2O Advantage Water Heater Rebate Program offers a rebate of up to $300 for energy efficient electric water heaters with a load management switch. BEC must inspect the water heater and install the load management switch prior to awarding the rebate. A rebate of $500 is also available to customers who purchase and install a dual fuel heating system.

Berkley Electric Cooperative also provides residential rebates for geothermal heat pumps through the Earth Connect Program. Residents who install geothermal heat pumps in either new or existing homes can receive $250 per ton from BEC, up to a maximum rebate of $1,250.

For more information on these programs, see the program web site or contact BEC directly.


 
Contact:
  Eddie Plowden
Berkeley Electric Cooperative
414 Highway 52 North
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
Phone: (843) 761-8200
Phone 2: (843) 899-8464
Fax: (843) 569-8256
E-Mail: EddieP@becsc.com
Web Site: http://www.becsc.com/index.cfm
 
  Customer Service - Berkeley
Berkeley Electric Cooperative
414 Highway 52 North
PO Box 1234
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
Phone: (843) 761-8200
Phone 2: (843) 825-3383
Web Site: http://www.becsc.com/
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