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New Hampshire

Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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New Hampshire Electric Co-Op - Low-Income Energy Assistance Grant Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 05/07/2012
Program Overview:
State: New Hampshire
Incentive Type: Utility Grant Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors, Whole House Fans, Energy Star Appliances
Applicable Sectors: Low-Income Residential
Amount:Up to $5,000
Maximum Incentive:$5,000
Web Site:

The Energy Assistance Program is designed to help NHEC's income-qualified members manage energy use with the goal of lowering total energy costs. Qualified members living in an apartment or house, either rented or owned, can receive up to $5,000 in products and services, including a free customized audit report which will help members better understand their home and the factors affecting energy usage. Based on the Home Energy Analysis, NHEC will makerecommendations for improving energy efficiency in the customer's home that may help reduce the heating portion of electric bills. Measures identified in the audit are then installed by Community Action Program (CAP) agencies, contractors managed by the Co-op, or Co-op energy specialists. Eligible improvements include:

  • Sealing air leaks and installing weatherstripping
  • Upgrading insulation levels in attics, walls and basement ceilings
  • Improving window efficiency with energy-saving storm windows
  • Installing thermal covers on windows, sliding glass doors and whole house fans
  • Replacing old thermostats on customer heating systems
  • Upgrades to Energy Star appliances
  • Upgrades to Energy Star lighting

  Member Solutions
New Hampshire Electric Co-Op
579 Tenney Mountain Highway
Plymouth, NH 03264-3154
Phone: (800) 698-2007
Fax: (603) 536-8687
Web Site:
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