Cleco Power - Power Miser New Home Program (Louisiana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Louisiana

Name Cleco Power - Power Miser New Home Program
Incentive Type Utility Rate Discount
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Doors, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Water Heaters, Windows, Ventilation, Kitchen and Laundry Equipment
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Discount: 10% discount on energy from November through April for the first five years that the customer lives in participating house.

Heat Pump Bonus: Up to $1,000 for eligible heat pump installations

Equipment Requirements Home must be built to Power Miser Standards.

Program Administrator Cleco Power

References DSIRE[1]


Louisiana's Cleco Power offers energy efficiency incentives to eligible customers. Cleco Power offers a rate discount for residential customers building homes that meet the Power Miser Program specifications. Additionally, new homes installing eligible heat pumps may receive up to a $1,000 bonus rebate. A customer that is building a new home that meets program standards will receive a rate discount of 10% between November and April for the first five years they live in the house.

Power Miser Standards include:

   *Air Conditioner/Heat Pump e has minimum SEER rating of 14
   *Metal ductwork has 2 inches foil-backed or vinyl-backed insulation
   *Non-metal ductwork made out of insulating material with branch duct R-6 - plenum R-4
   *Electric water heater is well-insulated
   *Floor and wall insulation with minimum rating of R-13
   *Ceiling insulation with minimum rating of R-30
   *Kitchen and laundry equipment must be all-electric
   *Adequate attic ventilation

Within 60 days after the home is built, the customer must submit a verification form to obtain the rate discount. More specifications for both of these incentive offerings can be found on the program web site listed above.

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Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - Cleco
Department Cleco Power
Address 2030 Donahue Ferry Rd
Address 2 P.O. Box 5000
Place Pineville, Louisiana
Zip/Postal Code 71361
Phone (318) 484-7400


  • 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)"