Central Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Oregon)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Oregon

Name Central Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Construction, Residential
Eligible Technologies Agricultural Equipment, Building Insulation, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Motor VFDs, Motors, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Windows
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Windows: $6 per square foot

Ceiling Insulation: $0.25 per square foot
Floor Insulation: $0.50 per square foot
Wall Insulation: $0.50 per square foot
Duct Sealing with New Electric Furnace: $500 per heating system
Heat Pumps: $300 - $1,000
Ductless Heat Pumps: $1,500
Electric Water Heater: $25
Site Built Energy Star Home (Builder Incentive): $1,500
Clothes Washers: $30
Refrigerators: $15
Freezers: $15
Energy Star Manufactured Homes: $800
Ductless Heating and Cooling System: $1,500
Irrigation Pump Motor: $75 - $7,500
Irrigation Pump Testing: $50 - $300, plus bonus incentive for large tracts
Variable Frequency Drives: $80 per HP

Eligible System Size Water Heaters: must have capacity of 120 gallons or less

Equipment Requirements Weatherization work must be done with CEC approval

Water Heaters: 50 - 59 gallons 0.93 EF; 60 - 120 gallons 0.91 EF
Appliances must be Energy Star rated, see web site for further details
Windows: maximum of U-factor of 0.30 (0.35 for glass doors)
Homes must be inspected and meet Energy Star requirements
Variable Frequency Drives: Must be an irrigation account, VFD must control turbine style pump

Funding Source The Bonneville Power Administration

Installation Requirements Weatherization program is for members with site-built electrically heated homes constructed before 1992

Equipment must be installed within CEC's service territory. Some of the rebates require that a home energy analysis be completed before work begins. Customers should check with the utility for confirmation.

Program Administrator Central Electric Cooperative
Website http://www.cec-co.com/prodserv/residential/residential.html
Date added to DSIRE 2006-10-03
Last DSIRE Review 2012-06-20

References DSIRE[1]


The Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) offers a variety of financial incentives to promote energy efficiency among residential members. Rebates are provided for qualifying weatherization measures, water heaters, Energy Star appliances, ductless heating/cooling systems, heat pumps and Energy Star rated homes. Weatherization measures must be done in an electrically heated home, and must have a free energy analysis done before work begins. In order to qualify for the appliance rebates, an electric water heater must be the primary source of hot water for the customer. CEC also offers rebates for efficient sprinkler systems and irrigation equipment. Contact CEC for program information or visit the program web site listed above.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - CEC
Department Central Electric Cooperative

Address 2098 N. Hwy. 97
Address 2 PO Box 846
Place Redmond, Oregon
Zip/Postal Code 97756
Phone (541) 548-2144

Email customerservice@ce-co.com
Website http://www.hometownutility.com/Default.htm

  • 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)"