Habersham EMC - Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Georgia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Georgia

Name Habersham EMC - Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential, Manufactured Homes
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Heat pumps, Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount New/Manufactured Homes Envelope: $200 plus lower rate

New/Manufactured Homes Heat Pump: $150
Existing Homes Heat Pump: $200
Existing Homes Gas Cooktop: $50
Gas to Electric Water Heater Replacement: $225, plus $100 for installation

Program Administrator Habersham Electric Membership Corporation
Website http://www.habershamemc.com/mainNav/residential/energyManagement/rebates.aspx

References DSIRE[1]


Habersham Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is an electric cooperative that provides service to 32,000 customers in northeastern Georgia, including Rabun, Habersham, White, Hall, Lumpkin and Stephens counties. Habersham EMC offers a rebate program for homes that meet certain insulation specifications and pass inspection by a Habersham EMC representative.

New homes and manufactured homes that meet program specifications are eligible for a $200 rebate. In addition, new, existing and manufactured homes are eligible for a $150 to $200 rebate on a qualified heat pump. Existing homes are also eligible for a $50 rebate for the purchase of an efficient gas cooktop. Through the Smart Change program, Habersham customers who make the switch from an old gas water heater to a more efficient electric water heater are eligible for a $225 rebate, plus an additional $100 rebate for installation cost. Touchstone Energy Homes are also eligible for an Energy Conservation rate discount and can use the Energy Efficient Loan Program to finance these energy conservation improvements.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - HEMC
Department Habersham Electric Membership Corporation
Address P.O. Box 25
Place Clarkesville, Georgia
Zip/Postal Code 30523
Phone (800) 640-6812
Phone 2 (706) 754-2114
Email forinfo@hemc.net
Website http://www.habershamemc.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)"