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Commercial Energy Conservation Program
Idaho Falls Power is offering rebates or zero interest loans to qualifying commercial customers to install efficient lighting and other electric energy conservation measures. For more information, contact Wid Ritchie at 612-8143.
Measures available for loans or rebates include, but are not limited to, the following:
The program will loan up to 100 percent of the actual cost of installing energy conservation measures for qualifying customers, not to exceed $25,000 for lighting projects or $50,000 for custom projects. Rebates are also available for up to 50 percent of the cost of installing qualifying measures in lieu of the loan program.
No interest; up to 60 months to repay; $25 administration charge; $500 minimum loan amount; maximum loan amount of $25,000 for lighting projects or $50,000 for custom projects. If applicant moves, ownership changes or nonpayment occurs for three months any remaining balance will be immediately due and payable, with interest to accrue on such defaulted unpaid principal balance at the rate of 12 percent per annum. Should the account become delinquent, it will be subject to disconnection of electric service.
After the energy audit is completed, determine the recommended energy conservation measures you wish to complete and secure bids for the work (2 bids recommended).
INCENTIVESFor loans, payment is made to the Contractor for the allowable loan amount. It is the customer's responsibility to pay the Contractor for costs in excess of the program loan amount.
The loan amount will be added to the utility bill and will be payable in equal monthly installments in addition to regular utility charges. The monthly loan amount will appear as a separate line item on the utility bill and payment can be submitted with the regular utility payment.
Rebates will be issued to the customer after purchase, installation and utility inspection. Upon project completion and approval by IFP, rebate checks will be issued to the customer. Rebate checks generally take 3-6 weeks to arrive.
Local businesses are saving money and enhancing in-store lighting.
Energy Savings Assessments
Customers can receive free energy audits conducted by qualified utility personnel, engineering firms or third-party contrators to identify measures that will reduce electric energy consumption such as lighting, HVAC, motors and controls.
Grocery Store Refrigeration/
Area grocers can receive free energy audits and incentives toward the installation of energy efficient measures identified during the audit. Although primarily focused on refrigeration systems, lighting and HVAC measures are also available. All grocers have been contacted directly, and follow-up visits are conducted by the Regional program administrator’s field personnel.
Green Motor Rewind Program
This program is offered through local motor service centers to provide energy efficient rewinds of motors brought in for repair from commercial, agricultural, and industrial customers . Incentives are based upon the size (hp) of the motor.