All wind facilities larger than 0.5 megawatts (MW) that begin construction after July 1, 2010, must obtain a permit from any county in which the facility is located. Facilities must also obtain permits for any enlargements. Applications for permits are submitted to the board of county commissioners and must*:
This matching grant provides 75% for a level 2 energy audit up to a maximum of $2,500. A Level 2 Energy audit will include quantifications of energy users and losses through a detailed review and analysis of equipment, systems, and operation characteristics. Standard energy engineering calculations will be used to determine efficiencies and calculate energy and costs savings based on the costs of any suggested improvements. The audit will include an economic analysis of the recommended conservation measures.
Rocky Mountain Power offers the Home Energy Savings Program for their residential Wyoming customers to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Incentives are available for energy efficient clothes washers, refrigerators and freezers, dishwashers, water heaters, lighting, HVAC equipment, duct sealing, insulation and window upgrades, and electronic equipment. Certain incentives provide rebates for both the homeowner and the installing contractor or building.
Rocky Mountain Power offers a Self-Direction Credit program to its industrial and large commercial customers with annual electric usage of more than 5,000,000 kWh or a 1,000 kW peak load. Through this program, customers who pursue self-investments in energy efficiency and related demand-side management projects can receive credits of up to 80% of eligible costs. Credits of up to 50% of project costs are available to facilities which demonstrate that no cost-effective energy efficiency potential.
Rocky Mountain Power's FinAnswer Express Program provides extensive incentives and for lighting, HVAC, food service, agricultural, and compressed air equipment. Retrofits of facilities and upgrades of existing equipment as well as new construction projects are eligible for these rebates. For retrofits, the utility may need to verify existing equipment. The program website lists prescriptive rebates by category and also includes detailed information on size and efficiency requirements for all equipment and measures.
Rocky Mountain Power's Energy FinAnswer program provides incentives to help its customers improve the efficiency of existing facilities and build new facilities that are significantly more efficient than code. New construction and retrofit projects for all industrial facilities can participate as well as all new commercial projects and commercial retrofits in facilities larger than 20,000 square feet.
Questar gas provides incentives for residential customers to purchase and install solar water heating systems on their homes. Rebates of $750 per system are provided to customers of Questar who install solar assisted gas water heaters. To be eligible, customer must include with their applications an invoice or receipt that shows purchase date, price, and a description of the equipment. If a solar water heater is installed as part of new construction, the rebate can be claimed by the home builder. See application and supplemental information sheet for full details.
Questar Gas provides rebates for residential customers who make their homes more energy efficient by installing certain energy saving appliances, efficient heating equipment, and certain weatherization measures. Incentives are available for clothes washers and dryers, water heaters, furnaces, boilers, windows, insulation and programmable thermostats. A reduced-cost home energy audit is also available to residential customers.
Questar Gas provides incentives for home builders to construct energy efficient homes. Rebates are provided for both energy efficient gas equipment and whole home Energy Star certification. All equipment and construction requirements must be met in order to participate. Program applications, a builder participation agreement form, and more details about incentive amounts and efficiency requirements are located on the program web site.