City of Ashland Conservation District has no-interest loans to help commercial customers finance energy efficiency improvements in facilities. The loans can be used for lighting retrofits, water heating equipment, food service equipment and other energy efficient measures. The City of Ashland can provide specific details for proposed projects. Customers should call for a free analysis and details regarding this offering. All equipment and procedural guidelines must be met in order to receive a loan through this program.
The City of Ashland Conservation Division offers electric customers installing photovoltaic systems a rebate of either $0.75 per watt (residential) or $1.00 per watt (commercial), up to a maximum of $7,500 per system. In order to qualify, a solar electric system needs a total solar resource fraction of at least 75%, and no shading by a tree between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Systems must be interconnected with the City's electrical grid and net metered.
City of Ashland Conservation Division has zero-interest loans to help residential customers finance energy efficiency improvements to participating homes. The maximum loan amount is $7,500. The loans can be used for a variety of energy saving projects, including solar water heaters, heat pump systems, duct sealing or replacement, replacement windows, and weatherization measures. Contact the City of Ashland for more information on this program.
The City of Ashland Conservation District offers a wide variety of incentives for residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of homes, or build new homes that meet efficient design standards. Rebates ranging from $25 to $100 are available for energy efficient dishwashers, washing machines, refrigerators, and electric water heaters. The standard rebates for dishwashers and washing machines are increased if the house they are installed in has an electric water heater. State tax credits are also available.
Avista Utilities offers a variety of equipment rebates to Oregon residential customers. Rebates are available for boilers, furnaces, insulation measures, windows and programmable thermostats. All equipment must meet certain energy efficiency standards listed on the program web site. A complete rebate application must be turned in along with a copy of the customers' final invoice to qualify for the rebate.
Avista Utilities offers Natural Gas saving incentives to commercial customers on rate schedule 420 and 424. This program provides rebates for a variety of equipment and appliances including cooking equipment, dishwashers, furnaces, refrigeration night curtains, insulation measures and site specific efficiency measures. Rebate amounts range based upon size, model and efficiency. In order to receive a rebate, follow all instructions and procedures identified on the Oregon Prescriptive Commercial Incentives Form and on the program website.
Bonneville Environmental Foundation's (BEF) Solar 4R Schools program began in 2002. This competitive grant program seeks to install small-scale photovoltaic systems at K-12 schools interested in increasing the visibility of renewable energy. Successful projects will include outreach and educational components to encourage community adoption and use of photovoltaics.
Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) provides design assistance and rebate incentives for new construction and major renovation projects. The program provides streamlined rebates for pre-approved HVAC equipment, and efficient lighting systems, as well as customized incentives for electric energy saving designs and equipment options not covered by the prescriptive rebates. Interested customers should contact EWEB for more specific information before starting projects. More information and rebate applications are available on the program web site listed above.
Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) assists residential customers in financing energy efficiency improvements through a variety of loan programs. Zero interest loans of varying amounts and repayment periods are available for air-source, ductless, and geothermal heat pumps, and weatherization measures including window replacements, insulation upgrades and duct and air sealing. Generally, eligible homes must have permanently installed electric heat as their primary heating source.
Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) provides cash incentives to help residential customers increase the energy efficiency of homes through several different rebate programs. Rebates are provided for lighting measures, HVAC equipment, window replacements, insulation upgrades, and duct and air sealing measures. Equipment requirements, additional information on the application process, and information about future changes to the utility's energy efficiency programs are available on the program web site.