Residential Energy Star Appliance Rebate Program (Oregon)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Oregon

Name Residential Energy Star Appliance Rebate Program
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Clothes Washers, Refrigerators
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Refrigerator: $75

Freezer: $35
Recycling Refrigerator/Freezer: $40
Clothes Washer, 2.4-2.59 MEF: $50
Clothes Washer, 2.6 MEF or higher: $70

Equipment Requirements Clothes Washers: MEF of 2.4 or higher

Refrigerators must be 30% more efficient than federal standards

Funding Source Public Benefits Fund

Program Administrator Energy Trust of Oregon

References DSIRE[1]


Energy Trust of Oregon offers rebates for Energy Star refrigerators, freezers and clothes washers to Oregon residential electric service customers of Portland General Electric (PGE) and Pacific Power and to Oregon residential natural gas service customers of NW Natural and Cascade Natural Gas.

Refrigerators and freezers must be installed in homes within the PGE or Pacific Power service territory to qualify. All Energy Star freezers qualify for the $35 rebate. Only Energy Star refrigerators that are 30% more efficient than federal standards qualify. Energy Trust also offers a refrigerator/freezer recycling program that takes away old appliances for free and offers a rebate of $40 for the service. The refrigerator or freezer must be between 10 and 30 cubic feet and in working condition to qualify for this service and rebate.

Clothes washers installed in homes with an electric water heater must be within the PGE or Pacific Power service territory. Clothes washers installed in homes with a gas water heater must subscribe to NW Natural or Cascade Natural Gas service to qualify. A rebate of $50-$70 is available for clothes washers. Clothes washers must be Energy Star with a modified energy factor (MEF) of 2.4 or higher to qualify.

The applications can be found on the program website. For purchases made between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013, the application and a copy of the itemized sales receipt must be submitted by March 31, 2014.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Energy Star Products Incentive
Department Energy Trust of Oregon
Address 100 SW Main Street, Suite 1600
Place Portland, Oregon
Zip/Postal Code 97204
Phone (877) 283-0702


  • 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)"