Norwich Public Utilities (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Connecticut)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Connecticut

Name Norwich Public Utilities (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Heat pumps, Lighting, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Heat Pump Water Heater, Home Energy Solutions, Dual Enthalpy Enconomizer Controls
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Refrigerators/Freezers: $60

Washing Machines: $60
Room AC: $60
Heat Pump Water Heater: $500
Central AC: $200 - $300/ton
Dual Enthalpy Economizer Controls: $250
Air Source Heat Pump: $200 - $300/ton
Geothermal Heat Pump: $150/ton
Home Energy Savings Program: Free

Equipment Requirements Appliances: must be Energy Star

Storage Water Heater: EF .91
Central AC: 10.5 - 15 EER minimum depending on size
Air Source Heat Pump: 10 - 15 EER minimum depending on size
Geothermal Heat Pump: 14 EER

Expiration Date 2012-12-31

Maximum Incentive Energy Star rebate: one rebate per appliance per residential utility customer

Program Administrator Norwich Public Utilities
Date added to DSIRE 2008-11-04
Last DSIRE Review 2012-11-16
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) provides residential customers with rebates on the ENERGY STAR-qualified appliances and energy efficient HVAC equipment. Eligible appliance purchases include refrigerators/freezers, washing machines, air conditioners, and heat pump/storage water heaters. The program is limited to one rebate per appliance per residential electric utility account. High efficiency heat pump water heaters are eligible for a rebate of up to $500. Rebates are also available for central AC systems as well as air-source and geothermal heat pumps; incentive amounts vary according to equipment size and efficiency level.

In addition, NPU customers may be eligible to participate in the free-of-charge Residential Home Energy Savings Program. This program entails a home visit by a NPU technician who may conduct a blower door test to identify and eliminate air leaks in the home, replace customers' incandescent light bulbs with new CFL bulbs, install low-flow shower heads, sink aerators to lower water consumption, pipe wrap hot water heaters and generally conduct an inspection of energy usage, all at no cost to the customer. Visit the utility's web site for additional information on all programs, or contact NPU directly.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Energy Services
Department Norwich Public Utilities
Division Efficiency Programs
Address 16 South Golden Street

Place Norwich, Connecticut
Zip/Postal Code 06360
Phone (860) 823-4514
Phone 2 (860) 887-2555


  • 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)"