Progress Energy Carolinas - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (North Carolina)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place North Carolina

Name Progress Energy Carolinas - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Lighting, Water Heaters, Windows, Room Air Conditioners, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Duct sealing and replacement: 50% of cost, up to $190

Air sealing and upgrading insulation: $0.375/Sq Ft, up to $500
Heat Pump Water Heater: $350
HVAC Audit: $100
Central Air Conditioner/Heat Pump: $300
Geothermal Replacement: $300
Room Air Conditioners: $25

Equipment Requirements AC/Heat Pump Replacements: SEER 15

Geothermal Heat Pumps: EER 19
Attic Insulation: Must require air leak sealing and bring insulation up to a minimum of R30 from previous insulation level of R19 or lower
Heat Pump Water Heaters: EF 2.0
High Efficiency Room Air Conditioning: Unit must be Energy Star qualified

Installation Requirements Must be installed by a PEC Prequalified Contractor

Room AC Units may be self-installed
The program is available to customers whose premise is at least one year old

Program Administrator Progress Energy Carolinas

References DSIRE[1]


Progress Energy provides incentives for residential customers to increase home energy efficiency. Rebates are provided for certain heating and cooling products, duct sealing and repairs, air sealing and upgraded insulation, and heat pump water heaters. To qualify, the equipment must meet the efficiency requirements outlined on the program web site and the home must be at least one year old. Customers also must use a contractor approved by Progress Energy to participate in the program. Customers must submit an application form, including equipment cut sheets and original contractor invoice, within 90 days of completion of the work. More details and a list of approved contractors are available on the program web site. Contact Progress Energy for further information on this program.

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Incentive Contact

Contact Name Home Energy Improvement Program
Department Progress Energy Carolinas
Address 100 Rand Park Drive Suite 108
Place Garner, North Carolina
Zip/Postal Code 27529
Phone (866) 990-4347


  • 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)"