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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Idaho Power - Easy Upgrades Efficiency Incentive Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 12/02/2014
Program Overview:
State: Idaho
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Building Insulation, Windows, Custom/Others pending approval, Led Exit Signs, Evaporative Coolers, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Food Service Equipment
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial
Amount:T8/T5 Fluorescents: $8 - $55
T8/T5 High Bay: $75 - $200
Fluorescent Delamping: $5/unit
Reduced Wattage Ts/T5HO: $1/unit
CFL (Screw-In/Hard-Wired): $2 - $55
LED (Up to 25 Watts) : $10 - $30
LED (Over 25 Watts): Non-Standard Incentive
Permanent Fixture Removal (Hardwired): $15 - $30
Ceramic/Pulse Start/Electronic Metal Halide: $25 - $200
Lighting Controls: $35 - $60/unit
LED Exit Signs: $40
Refrigeration Case Lighting (T8/LED): $10 - $15
Office Equipment - PC network management: $10/PC
Laundry Machines: $125
Stock Tank: $100
Electric Water Heater: $50 residential; $20 commercial
Commercial Showerhead: $9 - $15
AC Units/Heat Pumps: $30 - $75/unit
Chillers: $40 - $80/ton
Economizers: $50 - $100/ton
Evaporative Coolers: $200/ton
HVAC Controls: $70 - $200/system
Variable Speed Drives (HVAC): $60 - $100/HP
Windows: $2.50/sq ft
Reflective Roofing: $0.05/sq. ft.
Wall Insulation: $0.40 - $0.55/sq ft
Refrigeration/Food Service Measures: Varies
Equipment Requirements:Consult program web site for details.
Funding Source:Energy Efficiency Riders
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Idaho Power offers incentives for its commercial and industrial customers in Idaho and Oregon to upgrade to more efficient equipment in facilities. They provide incentives for lighting equipment and controls, HVAC equipment and controls, building shell, and grocery/refrigeration equipment. This program is for Idaho Power commercial or industrial customers on rate Schedule 7 (Small General Service, Small Commercial), Schedule 9 (Large General Service, Large Commercial), or Schedule 19 (Large Power Service, Large Industrial). Projects seeking over $1,000 in incentives require preapproval. See the program website or contact Idaho Power for more information on the program.

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Idaho Power Company
P.O. Box 70
1221 W. Idaho St.
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 388-2323
Phone 2: (800) 488-6151
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