RG&E - Residential Efficiency Program (New York)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place New York

Name RG&E - Residential Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters
Active Incentive No
Incentive Inactive Date 2012-10-03
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Furnace: $140-$160 (w/ECM)

Water Boiler: $350-$1,000
Steam Boiler: $350
Boiler Reset Control: $100
Indirect Water Heater: $210
Programmable Thermostats: $18

Equipment Requirements Furnace: Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) 90% or greater

Water Boiler: 85% or greater AFUE
Steam Boiler: 82% or greater AFUE

Funding Source PSC-mandated System Benefits Charge (SBC)

Maximum Incentive Can not exceed purchase price.

Website http://www.rge.com/UsageAndSafety/usingenergywisely/eeps/default.html
Date added to DSIRE 2009-06-19
Last DSIRE Review 2012-10-03

References DSIRE[1]


RG&E is offering residential natural gas customers rebates for installing energy efficient equipment. Customers can complete one rebate application for multiple pieces of equipment as long as they are not the same type of equipment. Most products must be installed using a licensed contractor or a contractor that can supply either a Federal ID number, a Certificate of Insurance or a Business Certificate. Customers can refer to the ENERGY STAR Web site for tips on how to find the right contractor.

An online rebate reservation system is used to ensure program funds are not overextended. All new rebate requests must first be reserved in the rebate reservation system to be valid. The program will automatically close once all available program funding has been accounted for by online rebate reservations.


  • 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)"