Omaha Public Power District - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Nebraska)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Nebraska

Name Omaha Public Power District - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Heat pumps, Refrigerator Recycling
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Heat Pump (new construction): $200 - $400 per unit larger than 1.5 tons

Heat Pump (existing home): $100 - $200 per unit larger than 1.5 tons
Smaller Heat Pump: $50 per unit for any heat pumps 1.5 tons and smaller
Refrigerator Recycling: $35

Equipment Requirements Heat pumps must have a 13 SEER or greater

Program Administrator Omaha Public Power District
Date added to DSIRE 2006-08-21
Last DSIRE Review 2012-05-14

References DSIRE[1]


Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) offers energy credit refunds to its residential customers for installing high-efficiency heat pumps through the Energy Conservation Program. Newly constructed homes with electric heat pumps larger than 1.5 tons with a SEER rating of 13 or greater are eligible for a rebate of $200 - $400. Existing homes which meet this same standard are eligible for rebates of $100 - $200. OPPD will also provide $50 per unit for heat pumps 1.5 tons and smaller.

The rebate is available to any customer who either purchases and installs a new high-efficiency heat pump or replaces an existing standard air conditioner with a heat pump and is using natural gas or propane for supplemental heating. Customers who install a heat pump are also eligible to receive the special [ Residential Conservation Heat Pump Rate 115], which is the same as the standard residential rate except for a lower last rate block during the winter billing period (October through May). In order to qualify, the electric heat pump must supply at least 50 percent of the space conditioning requirements for the building and have an outdoor thermostat setting of 20° F or lower.

For more information, including a list of approved contractors, visit the program website.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name HVAC Technology Department
Department Omaha Public Power District

Address 444 S. 16th St. Mall

Place Omaha, Nebraska
Zip/Postal Code 68102-2247
Phone (402) 636-3753
Phone 2 (800) 648-2658


  • 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)"