CPS Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Texas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Texas

Name CPS Energy - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Installer/Contractor, Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Audits: Varies

Central AC/Heat Pump: $110 - $225/ton, varies by efficiency rating
Refrigerator Recycling: $65
Refrigerator Replacement: $35
Room A/C (window unit): $50 - $100, varies by capacity
Attic/Foam Attic Insulation: $0.25/sq. ft. installed
DIY-Attic Insulation: $0.15/sq.ft. installed
Ductwork: 50% of cost, up to $2500
New Construction (at least 15% above code): $800 - $1500

Eligible System Size Varies by technology, see program site for details
Equipment Requirements Central AC: Must be 15 SEER and 12 EER or greater

Heat Pumps: Must be 15 SEER, 12 EER, and 8.2 HSPF or greater
Refrigerator Replacement: Must be Energy Star
Other Requirements Apply: check website

Installation Requirements Only measures installed by a CPS Energy registered contractor are eligible for rebates

Program Administrator CPS Energy
Website http://www.cpsenergy.com/Residential/Rebates/

References DSIRE[1]


CPS Energy offers a variety of rebates for energy efficiency related improvements to residential homes, including: appliances, HVAC equipment, insulation, and equipment recycling.. Rebate calculation methods, limits, and equipment requirements vary by technology and sometimes by existing home characteristics. All equipment and installation requirements must be met in order to receive rebate payments. View the program web site for additional details.

CPS Energy also offers energy efficiency rebates for commercial and industrial facilities, as well as rebates for solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal systems. A list of stores participating in the CFL coupon program is available from the program web site, along with details on applications and equipment requirements.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Kenneth Gunn
Department CPS Energy
Address PO Box 1771
Place San Antonio, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 78296-1771
Phone (210) 353-2615
Phone 2 (210) 353-2728
Fax (210) 353-2909
Email ckgunn@cpsenergy.com
Website http://www.cpsenergysavers.com/
Contact Name Public Information - CPS
Division CPS Energy
Address Mail Drop 340117, PO Box 1771
Place San Antonio, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 78296-1771
Phone 210-353-2728
Fax 210-353-5707
Website http://www.cpsenergy.com

  • 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)"