Agricultural Pumping Efficiency Program (California)
Last modified on May 24, 2011.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Agricultural Pumping Efficiency Program|
|Incentive Type||State Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Municipal Utility, Agricultural|
|Eligible Technologies||Agricultural Equipment|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Varies depending on initial plant efficiency and project cost
|Installation Requirements|| The project must be completed within 20 months of an acceptable pump efficiency test, performed before the retrofit project.
|Maximum Incentive|| 50% of project cost or as calculated by specific formula
|Program Administrator||California State University, Fresno|
Owners or users of an electric or natural gas utility account that is used for production agriculture or large turf irrigation who are paying the Public Goods Charge are eligible for the Agricultural Pumping Efficiency Program. This program provides education and rebates to encourage energy efficiency and conservation. Projects can apply to only one operating pumping plant with one discharge. Eligible projects are retrofit projects started after October 1, 2002, and include well-cleaning that reduces draw down, valve and fitting removal or replacement, pump repair, and actions that reduce air entrainment. All projects must be completed within 4 months of project approval.
Application forms are available on the program website. Current funding for this program will last through December 31, 2005.
|Contact Name||Agricultural Pumping Efficiency Program|
|Department||California State University, Fresno|
|Division||Center for Irrigation Technology|
|Address||6014 N. Cedar Ave.|
|Address 2||M/S OF 18|
|Phone 2|| ((55) 9)2-98-7
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