Don't forget about rebate incentives
As you’re making efficiency plans for summer, remember Cuivre River Electric's Take Control & Save program offers incentives designed to save members like you money.
Check with Cuivre River Electric as to what incentives it has selected from Associated’s package. The overall program goal is to improve operating efficiency, including energy demand and kilowatt-hour use, across the cooperative’s power supply network 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Improved efficiency helps reduce costs for all members.
Rebates* available for homes and businesses include:
Water Heater Rebate: $50 for 90% efficient standard electric and Heat Pump tank-style water heaters, 40 gallon minimum (tankless units are not eligible).
Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) Rebate: $750 per Ton for qualifying new installations, $150 per Ton for qualifying replacement units, 19.1 EER minimum for all units.
Basement/Crawl Space/Slab Floor Insulation Rebate: 50% (up to $500) when installed in conjunction with a GSHP. Insulation must meet current Energy Star® R-Value recommendations.
Dual Fuel Heat Pump or Mini Split Unit Rebate: $150 per Ton for qualifying installations, 16.5 SEER minimum, with supplemental gas or propane heating. No electric resistant heat is permitted.
Business Lighting Rebate: amounts vary. Criteria** are available for schools and commercial establishments undertaking energy-efficient lighting installations and upgrades.
Rebate Results: Families and businesses have received more than $4.04 million in TCS rebates since they were introduced in 2008. Energy demand savings from GSHP and Dual Fuel Heat Pump installations exceed 3.2 megawatts compared to standard efficiency electric heating options. More than 4,976 Tons of high efficiency heating and cooling have been installed.
To learn more call 800-392-3709, ext. 4732 or 4399.
*For details and qualifications see specific rebate forms or call numbers above. For information on Energy Star® standards visit: www.energystar.gov (link is external).
** Business Lighting Rebate amounts are based on the energy to be saved per fixture (10-bulb minimum), capped at $30,000 per year, and cannot exceed 40% of lighting equipment cost.