NorthWestern Energy (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Montana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Montana

Name NorthWestern Energy - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Irrigation Supply
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Duct/Air sealing, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Motor VFDs, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Windows, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Food Service Equipment, Stack Heat Exchangers, Boiler Tune-Up, DHW Circulation Pump Time Clock
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Furnace/Boiler: $3.25/KBtu/hr

Boiler Tune-Up: $100
Water Heater: $2.50/KBtu/hr
Stack Heat Exchanger: $0.50/KBtu/hr
DHW Circulation Pump Time Clock: $100
Fryer: $6/KBtu/hr
EMS Optimization: $500
Water Heater Tank Insulation: $35
Pipe Insulation: $1.41/ln. ft.
Duct Sealing and Insulation: $1.50/sq. ft.
Building Insulation: $0.30-$0.40/sq. ft.
Windows: $3.50/sq. ft.
New Construction Refrigeration Heat Recovery: $1/OA-CFM
Energy Star Programmable Thermostat: $0.08/sq. ft.

Equipment Requirements Varies by product, see application forms
Expiration Date 2013-12-31
Funding Source Electric default supply rates for its default supply customers.

Program Administrator NorthWestern Energy

References DSIRE[1]


NorthWestern Energy offers multiple rebate programs for commercial and industrial customers to make energy efficient improvements to their businesses. The E+ Commercial Natural Gas Savings Program, for both existing businesses and new construction, offers incentives on a variety of equipment designed to improve energy efficiency. Many of the rebates are calculated based on KBtu/hr output rating of installed equipment. Prior to rebate payment, NorthWestern Energy representatives may inspect completed jobs. Information on specific equipment eligibility and rebate amounts may be found on the Natural Gas Savings application forms for new construction and existing businesses.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Commercial Rebate Program
Department NorthWestern Energy
Address PO Box 1167
Place Helena, Montana
Zip/Postal Code 59624
Phone (800) 823-5995
Fax (800) 823-5885

  • 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)"