Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 09/20/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Equipment Insulation, Lighting, Chillers , Heat pumps, Building Insulation, Custom/Others pending approval, HVAC Maintenance
||Residential, Low-Income Residential
|Amount:||HVAC Maintenance: 50% of cost|
Insulation: $0.30/sq. ft.
Air Source Heat Pump (replacing electric furnace): $100/ton
Water Heater Insulation Jacket: $10
Duct Sealing: 50% of cost
Envelope Air Infiltration Reduction: 50% of cost
|Maximum Incentive:||Air Source Heat Pump: $200|
Attic or Sidewall Insulation: $300
Basement or Crawl Space Insulation: $200
HVAC Maintenance: $100
Duct Sealing: $100
Envelope Air Infiltration Reduction: $200
|Equipment Requirements:||Air Source Heat Pump: 15 SEER, 8.7 HSPF|
|Funding Source:||ApCo HomeSMART Program|
Appalachian Power, Wheeling Power Company, and AEP offer residential electric customers in West Virginia rebates on energy efficient weatherization and HVAC equipment. Measures can be installed by a license contractor participating in the network of self-installed and inspected afterwards. Once work is a completed by the contractor and the paperwork has been submitted, a rebate check will be sent in under 45 days. The Low Income Home Energy Audit/Retrofit Program provides a free in-home energy audit. A GoodCents technician energy specialist will be sent to examine the home, generate a custom audit report and install simple low-cost energy efficiency improvements with your permission.
Some measures that may be included in addition to the Home Energy Improvements report are compact fluorescent light bulbs, up to six faucet aerators for kitchen and bathroom, up to three low-flow showerheads, LED nightlights, two water heater temperature adjustments, water heater pipe insulation, refrigerator thermometer, refrigerator coil cleaning brush, and basic air sealing.
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.