Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 03/12/2013
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval
|Amount:||Energy Audits: Varies |
Central AC/Heat Pump: $110 - $225/ton, varies by efficiency rating
Refrigerator Recycling: $65
Refrigerator Replacement: $35
Room A/C (window unit): $50 - $100, varies by capacity
Attic/Foam Attic Insulation: $0.25/sq. ft. installed
DIY-Attic Insulation: $0.15/sq.ft. installed
Ductwork: 50% of cost, up to $2500
New Construction (at least 15% above code): $800 - $1500
|Eligible System Size:||Varies by technology, see program site for details|
|Equipment Requirements:||Central AC: Must be 15 SEER and 12 EER or greater|
Heat Pumps: Must be 15 SEER, 12 EER, and 8.2 HSPF or greater
Refrigerator Replacement: Must be Energy Star
Other Requirements Apply: check website
|Installation Requirements:||Only measures installed by a CPS Energy registered contractor are eligible for rebates|
CPS Energy offers a variety of rebates for energy efficiency related improvements to residential homes, including: appliances, HVAC equipment, insulation, and equipment recycling.. Rebate calculation methods, limits, and equipment requirements vary by technology and sometimes by existing home characteristics. All equipment and installation requirements must be met in order to receive rebate payments. View the program web site for additional details.
CPS Energy also offers energy efficiency rebates for commercial and industrial facilities, as well as rebates for solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal systems. A list of stores participating in the CFL coupon program is available from the program web site, along with details on applications and equipment requirements.
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.
While the DSIRE staff strives to provide the best information possible, the DSIRE staff, the N.C. Solar Center, N.C. State University and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. make no representations or warranties, either express or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability of the information. The DSIRE staff, the N.C. Solar Center, N.C. State University and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. disclaim all liability of any kind arising out of your use or misuse of the information contained or referenced on DSIRE Web pages.
Copyright 2012 - 2013 North Carolina State University, under NREL Subcontract No. XEU-0-99515-01. Permission granted only for personal or educational use, or for use by or on behalf of the U.S. government. North Carolina State University prohibits the unauthorized display, reproduction, sale, and/or distribution of all or portions of the content of the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) without prior, written consent.