Austin Energy - Energy Miser Vending Products Program (Texas)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Texas

Name Austin Energy - Energy Miser Vending Products Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Fed. Government, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government

Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount VendingMiser, CoolerMiser, SnackMiser: Free

Installation Requirements Must remain installed on a refrigerated non-perishable soft drink machine, reach-in cooler, or non-refrigerated snack machine in a facility served by Austin Energy for a period of 5 years.

Program Administrator Austin Energy

References DSIRE[1]


Austin Energy provides energy saving equipment to its commercial customers at no cost through the Energy Miser Vending Products Program. Customers can receive a free VendingMiser®, CoolerMiser™, or SnackMiser™ with free installation on qualified vending machines. These Energy Miser products can reduce the electricity use of cold drink vending machines and reach-in coolers by up to 40% and save typical businesses over $100 in electricity costs per vending machine annually. Energy-saving devices that reduce the electricity use of non-refrigerated snack machines by 80% are also available. Interested customers need to fill out the request form to participate.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Energy Miser
Department Austin Energy

Address 811 Barton Springs Road

Place Austin, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 78704
Phone (512) 482-5346


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"