Portland General Electric's (PGE) Heat Pump Rebate Program offers residential customers a $200 rebate for an energy-efficient heat pump installed to PGE’s standards by a PGE-approved contractor. The rebate is also available for replacing older, inefficient heat pump units. See the program web site or contact the utility for additional information on program incentives and guidelines.
Customers of Oregon Trail Electric Consumers Cooperative (OTEC) who install photovoltaic systems are eligible for a rebate of $500 for the first kilowatt (kW) of installed capacity per year. Systems of up to 25 kW are eligible for this rebate.
Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative (OTEC) assists residential members in reducing electric consumption by providing rebates for energy efficient equipment. Rebates are for appliances, heat pumps, water heaters and Energy Star manufactured homes. The appliance rebate program offers rebates on Energy Star clothes washers, refrigerators, and freezers. The appliance rebates range from $15 - $70 and are given in the form of a credit on the customer's’ bill.
The Oregon Trail Electric Consumers Cooperative (OTEC) offers a commercial lighting retrofit program that provides rebates for commercial businesses that change existing lighting to more energy efficient lighting. Rebates are based on the number of fixtures and the type of lamps used. Interested customers should contact a local OTEC office.
Oregon Trail Electric Consumers Cooperative (OTEC) offers two programs to agricultural customers. The first program, the Irrigation Sprinkler and Pump Motor Program, offers rebates to customers to install approved irrigation measures that save energy and water for hand line, wheel line or pivot irrigation watering systems. The amount of the rebate depends on the number of measures installed, the type of irrigation system and the size.
The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is offering a rebate program for homeowners who purchase and install an eligible heat pump water heater. A rebate of $750 is offered for qualifying heat pump water heater units. New units must replace an existing electric water heater and must be installed by a Smart Water Heat oriented contractor. New construction is also eligible for the rebate. All program requirements for equipment and installation must be met in order to receive rebates. Incentives are available through December 31, 2013 (while funds last).
Energy Trust's New Homes Program offers builders cash incentives for energy efficient measures included in new homes, where the measures exceed the building code. Lighting upgrades, whole home performance upgrades, higher levels of insulation, high-efficiency equipment, better windows, air sealing and solar systems are eligible for incentives under this offering. The more energy-efficient a home is above code, the more incentives a builder can qualify for.