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Financial Incentive Program

Place Idaho

Name Idaho Power - Large Commercial Custom Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Compressed air, Custom/Others pending approval, Lighting, Motors, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Fans, Pumps, Irrigation Systems, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Commercial and Industrial: $0.12/kWh saved

Agricultural Irrigation Efficiency: $0.25/annual kWh saved or $450/kW

Funding Source Conservation Program Funding Charge

Installation Requirements Projects saving less than 100,000 kWh/yr require special approval.

Maximum Incentive Commercial and Industrial: 70% of project cost

Custom Incentive for Existing Irrigation System Replacement: up to 75% of the total project cost
Custom Incentive for a New Irrigation System: up to 10% of the total project cost

Program Administrator Idaho Power Company
Date added to DSIRE 2006-06-22
Last DSIRE Review 2012-10-16
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Large commercial and industrial Idaho Power customers that reduce energy usage through more efficient electrical commercial and industrial processes may qualify for an incentive that is the lesser of either 12 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) saved per year or 70% of the project cost. The incentive is specifically for customers on Large General Service, Large Commercial, and Large Power Service, although other large industrial customers may qualify. Incentives are given to customers that are making complex energy efficiency upgrades to electrical industrial and commercial processes, motor systems, controls, fans, pumps, compressors, lighting, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Projects must be completed within one year of signing an obligatory contract agreement with Idaho Power and incentives will be dispersed after final certification and only as long as funds are available. For more information, including an application, project overview and service representative contact information can be found on Idaho Power's web site.

Through Idaho Power's Irrigation Efficiency Rewards program, agricultural customers qualify to receive an incentive for a portion of the cost to install a new, more efficient irrigation system or to make energy-efficient improvements to an existing one. Idaho Power’s agricultural representatives can provide an energy evaluation free of charge to help determine what part of the system can be changed to make it more energy efficient. The Custom Incentive is for extensive retrofits of existing systems or for new irrigation systems and is based on annual kilowatt-hour (kWh) or kilowatt (kW) savings of proposed modifications as estimated by Idaho Power. For a new system the incentive is based upon installation of a system that Idaho Power determines to be more energy efficient than standard. The Menu Incentive provides a rebate for the purchase of specified replacement parts and components for existing irrigation systems.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - Idaho Power
Department Idaho Power Company

Address P.O. Box 70
Address 2 1221 W. Idaho St.
Place Boise, Idaho
Zip/Postal Code 83702
Phone (208) 388-2323
Phone 2 (800) 488-6151


  • 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)"