New Hampshire Electric Co-Op - Low-Income Energy Assistance Grant Program (New Hampshire)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place New Hampshire

Name New Hampshire Electric Co-Op - Low-Income Energy Assistance Grant Program
Incentive Type Utility Grant Program
Applicable Sector Low-Income Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Doors, Duct/Air sealing, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Windows, Energy Star Appliances
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Up to $5,000















Maximum Incentive $5,000










Program Administrator New Hampshire Electric Co-Op
Website http://www.nhec.com/residential_energyassistance_home.php
Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-14
Last DSIRE Review 2012-05-07



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

The Energy Assistance Program is designed to help NHEC's income-qualified members manage energy use with the goal of lowering total energy costs. Qualified members living in an apartment or house, either rented or owned, can receive up to $5,000 in products and services, including a free customized audit report which will help members better understand their home and the factors affecting energy usage. Based on the Home Energy Analysis, NHEC will make recommendations for improving energy efficiency in the customer's home that may help reduce the heating portion of electric bills. Measures identified in the audit are then installed by Community Action Program (CAP) agencies, contractors managed by the Co-op, or Co-op energy specialists. Eligible improvements include:

  • Sealing air leaks and installing weatherstripping
  • Upgrading insulation levels in attics, walls and basement ceilings
  • Improving window efficiency with energy-saving storm windows
  • Installing thermal covers on windows, sliding glass doors and whole house fans
  • Replacing old thermostats on customer heating systems
  • Upgrades to Energy Star appliances
  • Upgrades to Energy Star lighting


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Member Solutions
Department New Hampshire Electric Co-Op

Address 579 Tenney Mountain Highway

Place Plymouth, New Hampshire
Zip/Postal Code 03264-3154
Phone (800) 698-2007



Website http://www.nhec.com/
     
     


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"