Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Mississippi)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Mississippi

Name Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Heat pumps, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount New Homes

Heat Pump: $150 - $500
Geothermal Heat Pump: $500
Electric Water Heater: $150

Existing Homes
Heat Pump: $200
Gas to Electric Water Heater Conversion: $150







Equipment Requirements Heat Pump must have a 13 SEER or higher



















Program Administrator Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association
Website http://www.prvepa.com/content/comfort-advantage-0
Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-19
Last DSIRE Review 2012-07-25



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association provides incentives through its Comfort Advantage Program to encourage energy efficiency within the residential sector. Rebates are available for heat pumps and electric water heaters in both new and existing homes. However, higher rebates are offered if a home meets the standards of a Comfort Advantage Home. Such homes must be new and feature:

  • Flat ceiling insulation of R-30 or higher
  • Wall insulation of R-18 or higher
  • Floor insulation of R-19 or greater
  • Dual-pane windows
  • Glass area less than 20% of total floor area
  • ASHRAE 90 certified electric water heater
  • Effective air-sealing and attic ventilation
  • Properly sized electric heat pump system designed for whole conditioning and with a seasonal energy rating of 13.0

If the above criteria are met, the home owner can receive rebates up to $500 for new, energy efficient heat pumps (SEER of 15 or higher) or geothermal heat pumps. These Comfort Advantage incentives are paid to whoever decides to incorporate Comfort Advantage Standards, either the owner or builder.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service
Department Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association

Address PO Box 1217
Address 2 1422 Highway 13 North
Place Columbia, Mississippi
Zip/Postal Code 39429
Phone (601) 736-2666
Phone 2 (601) 736-1271

Email webmaster@prvepa.com
Website http://www.prvepa.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)"