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Pee Dee Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 04/18/2012
Program Overview:
State: South Carolina
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Heat pumps
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Dual Fuel Heat Pumps: $500
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $200/ton
Electric Water Heaters: $200 - $250, depending on size
Maximum Incentive:Dual Fuel Heat Pumps: two systems per house
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $1,000
Eligible System Size:Electric Water Heaters: must be 50 gallons or more
Equipment Requirements:Electric Water Heaters: must have 10/2 copper wire with ground; 30 amp/two pole breaker
Installation Requirements:Dual Fuel Heat Pumps: must be installed by a licensed SC mechanical contractor
Electric Water Heaters: must have a control switch installed by PDEC
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Pee Dee Electric Cooperative offers a variety of programs for residential members to save energy in participating homes. Rebates are available for dual fuel heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps, and electric water heaters. Equipment must meet certain standards located on the program web site. Dual fuel heat pumps must be installed by a licensed SC mechanical contractor, and electric water heaters must have a control switch installed by the utility. Interested customers should contact Pee Dee Electric for more information.

  Jeff Singletary
Pee Dee Electric Cooperative
1355 East McIver Road
PO Box 491
Darlington, SC 29540
Phone: (843) 292-4349
Phone 2: (843) 292-4345
Fax: (843) 669-7931
Web Site:
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