Xcel Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Colorado)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Colorado

Name Xcel Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Central Air conditioners, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Lighting, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, LED Exit Signs, Evaporative Coolers, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Heat Pump Water Heater, LED Lighting, Refrigerator Recycling
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Refrigerator Recycling: $50

A/C and Heat Pumps: $500-$1100
Evaporative Cooling (Standard System): $100-$250/unit
Evaporative Cooling (Premium System): $500-$600/unit
Evaporative Cooling (Whole House System): $1000/unit
Ground Source Heat Pumps: $300/ton
Electric Pump Water Heater: $450
Attic/Wall Insulation, Air Sealing and Weatherstripping: 20% of cost
Discounted CFLs and LEDs at retailers, for locations visit responsiblebynature.com
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR: average rebate amount of $710

Eligible System Size Ground Source Heat Pumps: 5 ton limit

Start Date 2011-01-01
Expiration Date 2012-12-31

Maximum Incentive Evaporative Cooling: $1000

High Efficiency A/C: $1000
Insulation: $300

Program Administrator Xcel Energy
Website http://www.xcelenergy.com/HomeRebates

References DSIRE[1]


Xcel Energy residential customers in Colorado can qualify for cash incentives on a variety of energy efficient products and home improvements. Standard rebates are available for heat pumps, evaporative coolers, central A/C systems, ground source heat pumps, heat pump water heaters and insulation which meet the program requirements. Rebate program expiration dates may vary depending on the technology. Consult the program web site for more specific information on the rebate structure. Only equipment which meet minimum efficiency standards will be included in rebate program. Measures may require installation by pre-qualified contractors and are subject to Xcel Energy installation verification.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Xcel Energy Rebate Operations
Department Xcel Energy
Division Residential Programs
Address P.O. Box 829
Place Minneapolis, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55440-0829
Phone (800) 895-4999
Phone 2 (651) 994-1234
Email Inquire@xcelenergy.com
Website http://www.xcelenergy.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)"