Avista Utilities (Electric) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Incentives Program (Idaho)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Idaho

Name Avista Utilities (Electric) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Incentives Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Installer/Contractor
Eligible Technologies Agricultural Equipment, Building Insulation, Chillers, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Dehumidifiers, Doors, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Equipment Insulation, Heat recovery, Motor VFDs, Motors, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, Windows, Personal Computing Equipment, Data Center Equipment, Demand Controlled Ventilation System, Retro-Commissioning Study, Pumps
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Clothes Washer: $200

Food Service Equipment: Varies
Lighting: Varies
Motors: Varies
Power management for PC Networks: $10/controlled unit
Retro-Commissioning Study: $0.10/conditioned sq. ft. (agents receive $0.02/kWh)
VFD Fans: $80/HP
VFD Cooling Pump: $85/HP
VFD Heating Pump: $100/HP
Insulation: $0.28--$0.35/sq. ft.
New Windows: $1/sq. ft.
Retrofit Windows: $3.50/sq. ft.
Standby Generator Block Heater: $400
Custom: $0.08 - $0.20/kWh saved in first year

Equipment Requirements See individual programs on Avista web site for equipment details

Motors: Must be new motors that are in continuous operation and must be listed on the CEE Premium Efficiency Motors

Start Date 2011-01-01

Installation Requirements PC Power Management Software: Must achieve minimum average savings of 120 annual kWh per controlled PC

Maximum Incentive 50% of cost

See individual programs on Avista web site for incentive details

Program Administrator Avista Utilities
Website https://www.avistautilities.com/business/rebates/Pages/IDCommercialRebates.aspx

References DSIRE[1]


Avista Utilities offers numerous incentives to commercial and industrial customers to increase the energy efficiency of customer facilities or equipment. Incentive options are available for heating and cooling equipment, refrigeration, lighting, motors, variable frequency drives, vending machine controls, appliances, personal computers, retro-commissioning, and other energy efficient measures. Below is a list of available programs. See the program web site above to view specific details and contact Avista in the early stages of project development.

   Site-Specific Energy Efficiency Incentives Program
   Commercial Lighting Program
   Commercial HVAC Variable Frequency Drive Initiative
   Power Management for Personal Computer (PC) Networks
   Commercial Clothes Washer Rebate Program
   Retro-Commissioning Rebate Program
   Grocery Store Equipment

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Avista Utilities
Division Customer Service
Address P.O. Box 3727
Place Spokane, Washington
Zip/Postal Code 99220
Phone (800) 227-9187

Website https://www.avistautilities.com/business/rebates/Pages/IDCommercialRebates.aspx
Contact Name Avista Utilities
Department Energy Solutions MSC-15
Address PO Box 3727
Place Spokane, Washington
Zip/Postal Code 99220
Phone (800) 227-9187

Email AskAvista@AvistaUtilities.com
Website https://www.avistautilities.com/business/rebates/Pages/IDCommercialRebates.aspx

  • 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)"