'''''Note: No credits will be paid during 2011 for electricity produced from July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011. But any credits that accrue during that time period will be paid during the 2012 tax year.'''''
OG&E offers lighting and custom rebates to commercial customers in Oklahoma to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. A rebate of $250 per kilowatt (kW) reduced is available for a wide range of efficiency upgrades like motors, HVAC systems, compressed air or performance contracting. The lighting rebate program is available to schools and commercial businesses in OG&E's Oklahoma service territory. OG&E will provide a variety of rebates for the replacement of light fixtures with energy efficient alternatives.
Beginning in 2010, homeowners in Oklahoma City are eligible for energy efficiency loans up to $10,000. Residents must have an annual income of $100,000 or less and must repay the loan within 36 months. Homes cannot be located within a flood zone, and the property title must be in the name of the person who is applying for the loan. The location for the improvements must be the applicant's primary residence. In order to qualify, homeowners must have an audit performed on their home.
Oklahoma Energy Cooperative (OEC) offers rebates to residential customers for the purchase of air-source heat pumps, dual-fuel heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps and water heaters. Air-source heat pumps are eligible for a $200 - $325/ton rebate and geothermal heat pumps are eligible for a rebate of between $400 and $700/ton. In order to qualify for the rebate, the heat pump must be installed in a newly constructed home or apartment complex or in an existing residential structure that is converting from gas to electric or upgrading an existing electric system to at least 15 SEER.
The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) offers the Demand and Energy Efficiency Program (DEEP) to eligible commercial, industrial, and municipal government customers served by OMPA. This program encourages facilities to make energy efficient upgrades which cut summer peak demand. OMPA will provide financial incentives, energy audit and analysis services, and in some cases match the energy efficient investment of the facility. All projects are evaluated on a case-by-case basis and incentives vary based upon the estimated savings and peak demand impact.
Program funds currently exhausted, additional funds have been requested. Visit the program website for the most up to date information on fund availability and to register for the waiting list for this program.
The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) offers loans for a variety of measures and equipment through its WISE Loan Program. This program encourages residential and commercial customers to utilize energy efficient equipment by providing below market-rate loans for equipment and service purchases. Eligible measures and equipment includes air conditioners, air-source heat pumps, dual fuel heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps, water heaters, a variety of insulation, lighting, fans, building controls, and general weatherization measures.
The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) offers rebates on a variety of HVAC equipment through its WISE Rebate program. This program encourages residential customers and builders to upgrade to energy efficient heating and cooling equipment in participating homes. Rebates are available on air conditioners, air-source heat pumps, dual fuel heat pumps, and geothermal heat pumps. Window units are not eligible for rebates. OMPA will cover 50% of the cost for eligible upgrades through this program, while local municipalities will cover the remaining 50% of the cost.
To encourage customers to install high-efficiency natural gas equipment in homes, Oklahoma Natural Gas offers rebates to residential customers and builders for furnace, water heating, or space heating system. Both new construction and retrofit measures are eligible for rebates. Residential customers can also receive incentives up to $1950 for efficient heating equipment and significant rebates for furnace and boiler components. Attached proof of purchase should include the Retailer/Contractor information, quantity, description, manufacturer, model number, and purchase date/price.