RG&E (Gas) - Residential Efficiency Program (New York)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place New York

Name RG&E (Gas) - Residential Efficiency Program (New York)
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Furnaces, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Furnace: $140-$600 (w/ECM)

Water Boiler: $350-$1,000 Steam Boiler: $350 Boiler Reset Control: $100 Indirect Water Heater: $210 Programmable Thermostat: $18

Funding Source PSC-mandated System Benefits Charge (SBC)
Installation Requirements Furnace: Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) 90% or greater

Water Boiler: 85% or greater AFUE
Steam Boiler: 82% or greater AFUE

Maximum Incentive Cannot exceed total installed price.

Program Administrator RG&E
Website http://www.rge.com/UsageAndSafety/usingenergywisely/eeps/default.html

References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


RG&E is offering residential natural gas customers rebates for installing energy efficient equipment. Customers can complete one rebate application for multiple pieces of equipment as long as they are not the same type of equipment. Most products must be installed using a licensed contractor or a contractor that can supply either a Federal ID number, a Certificate of Insurance or a Business Certificate. Customers can refer to the ENERGY STAR Web site for tips on how to find the right contractor.

An online rebate reservation system is used to ensure program funds are not overextended. All new rebate requests must first be reserved in the rebate reservation system to be valid. The program will automatically close once all available program funding has been accounted for by online rebate reservations.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name NYSEG/RGE Residential Gas
Division NYSEG/RG&E

Place Binghamton, New York
Zip/Postal Code 13902-5224
Phone 800-995-9525

Email rkschmalz@nyseg.com
Website http://www.rge.com/UsageAndSafety/usingenergywisely/eeps/default.html

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


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