Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation - Water Heater Rebate Program (Georgia)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Georgia

Name Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation - Water Heater Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Water Heaters
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Standard Electric Water Heater: $300

Marathon Electric Water Heater: $400
Energy Star Certified Homes: $400

Eligible System Size Standard: 30 gallon or greater

Marathon: 40 gallon or greater

Equipment Requirements Home should be all-electric with the exception of gas logs

Electric/Dual fuel heat pumps must be at least 13 SEER/8.2 HSPF
Energy Star Certified Homes: HERS rating of .85 or better

Installation Requirements Heat pump installed by a member of Quality Contractor List.

Program Administrator Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation
Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-01
Last DSIRE Review 2011-10-14

References DSIRE[1]


Blue Ridge Mountain EMC and TVA, its power supplier, offer the energy right® Residential Program to qualified members. To qualify for water heater rebates, a home must be built to meet the energy right® requirements. Homes that meet the program requirements are all-electric, have an efficient heat pump installed and have met specified insulation values. Heat pumps must be installed by a member of the Quality Contractor List and must pass a mechanical inspection and home rating. In addition, homes which achieve a HERS score of .85 are eligible for an additional $400 rebate. Contact Blue Ridge Mountain EMC for more information on this program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Sonny Mahan
Department Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation

Address 1360 Main St.
Address 2 P.O. Box 9
Place Young Harris, Georgia
Zip/Postal Code 30582
Phone (706) 379-3121
Phone 2 (800) 292-6456


  • 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)"