NorthWestern Energy (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Montana)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||NorthWestern Energy (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Montana)|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Construction, Installer/Contractor, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Boilers, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Programmable Thermostats: $30/unit; maximum of 2 per account|
Gas Heating Equipment Diagnostics, Repair, and Maintenance: $60 - $75
|Equipment Requirements|| Gas fired technology rebates are to replace standard technologies with efficiencies specified on the program application|
Diagnostics, Repair, and Maintenance rebates can only be collected once every 5 years
|Funding Source||Montana natural gas and electric supply rates.|
|Installation Requirements||All rebate amounts shown apply to preferred contractors; rebates for most equipment are less if Self-Installing or using Non-Preferred Contractors|
|Maximum Incentive|| Lighting: Maximum of fifteen CFLs and five lighting fixtures per calendar year|
Programmable Thermostat: Two units per household
|Program Administrator||Northwestern Energy|
NorthWestern Energy offers a variety of rebates for residential customers to make energy efficiency improvements in their existing homes. Customers who purchase an Energy Star programmable thermostat from a local retailer and install it in an eligible home can receive a $30 mail-in rebate. Details are located in the Programmable Thermostat Rebate Application.
The utility sponsored Insulation Rebate program is also offered for Montana's NorthWestern Energy customers. In addition, Northwestern Energy's E+ program offers rebates for a variety of gas heating equipment improvements including the installation of boilers, furnaces, and equipment insulation through the Natural Gas Savings for the Home Program. There are also many rebates available for different types of water measures and insulation improvements, for both electric and natural gas space and water-heating. Customers building a new home are only eligible for boiler, furnace, boiler controls, and manufactured home incentives.
|Contact Name||Northwestern Energy|
|Address||P.O. Box 1167|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.