Entergy Texas - Residential and Small Commercial Standard Offer Program (Texas)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Texas

Name Entergy Texas - Residential and Small Commercial Standard Offer Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Construction, Low-Income Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Central Air conditioners, Custom/Others pending approval, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Residential Standard Offer: $250/kW + $0.081/kWh

Hard To Reach Standard Offer Program (all measures except CFL): $440/kW + $0.15/kWh
Hard To Reach Standard Offer Program (CFL's only): $330/kW + $0.1125/kWh
A/C and Heat Pump Program: $477/kW + $0.16/kWh

Maximum Incentive Large Projects: 12.5% of total budget; or $237,500 (Residential); $162,500 for Hard-To-Reach

A/C and Heat Pump Program: $40,000

Program Budget Residential Standard Offer and Hard to Reach Programs: $2.4 million; A/C and Heat Pump Program: $200,000

Program Administrator Entergy Texas, Inc.
Website http://www.entergy-texas.com/your_home/energy_efficiency/res_incentives.aspx
Date added to DSIRE 2007-07-31
Last DSIRE Review 2012-10-15
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


The Hard to Reach, A/C Heat Pump, and Residential Standard Offer Programs provides incentives for the retrofit or new construction installation of a wide range of energy efficiency measures. The program does not prescribe technologies or end uses, but provides a framework through which energy efficiency service providers can receive incentives to achieve cost-effective reduction in peak summer demand. If the customer uses the performance based calculations to determine an incentive, the implementation payment may be added to the kW saved payment. This payment is sent after measurement and verification and can be anywhere from $0.081 for Residential to $0.15 to $0.016 for hard to reach or A/C Heat Pump Program. Entergy will not make a total incentive payment (i.e., the sum of the Implementation Payment and the Performance Payment) that is more than 100% of the total estimated incentive payment specified in the Standard Offer Program Agreement. If the measured savings are less than the estimated savings, the total incentive payment will be less than the payment estimated in the agreement.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Terry Swan
Department Entergy Texas, Inc.

Address 350 Pine Street (77701)
Address 2 P.O. Box 2951
Place Beaumont, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 77704
Phone (409) 981-3245

Fax (409) 981-2317
Email tswan@entergy.com

Contact Name Entergy Texas

Division Customer Service

Place Beaumont, Texas

Phone (800) 968-8243

Website http://www.entergy-texas.com/Contact_Us/contact_us.aspx
Contact Name Michael Martinez

Address 333 N. Sam Houston Pkwy
Address 2 Suite 1150
Place Houston, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 77060
Phone 281-902-1161

Email mmartinez@CLEAResult.com
Website http://www.clearesult.com/

  • 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)"