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Solar Bonus Incentives from the Energy Trust of Oregon

Contractors working within Energy Trust Service territories (Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, Northwest Natural Gas and Cascade Natural Gas) now have the opportunity to gain additional financial incentives for solar and energy conservation projects. The purpose of the bonus incentives is to encourage homeowners to pursue solar measures in concert with conservation measures and vice-versa.

Energy Trust of Oregon has launched two bonus incentives to increase coordination and cooperation between trade ally contractors in the Existing Homes and Solar programs.  Contractors working within Energy Trust Service territories (Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, Northwest Natural Gas and Cascade Natural Gas) now have the opportunity to gain additional financial incentives for solar and energy conservation projects. The purpose of the bonus incentives is to encourage homeowners to pursue solar measures in concert with conservation measures and vice-versa.

 

$100 - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR and Solar Site Assessment Bonus


Homeowners who complete a Solar Site Assessment and a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® assessment within a 4 week period will receive a $100 incentive in addition to the $150 Home Performance test-in incentive. This bonus creates an opportunity for contractors working with different Energy Trust programs to partner together to maximize sales prospects. The Solar Site Assessment form is available at http://energytrust.org/residential/incentives/package-solutions/homeperformanceandsolarassessmentpackage .

The Existing Homes program must receive both applications within 90 days from the date of first assessment.


Solar Bundle Bonus

Homeowners who install a solar energy system along with two qualifying energy efficiency measures within a 6 month period receive an additional $400 incentive. Qualifying measures include the following:

Solar measures, pick one

Energy efficiency measure, pick two

Solar Water Heater

Solar Pool Heater

Attic Insulation

Ductless heat pump

Wall Insulation

Tank less Water Heater

Solar Electric System  (PV)

Floor Insulation

0.67 EF Gas Water Heater

Windows

Direct Vent Fireplace

Air sealing

Direct Vent Unit Heater

Duct Sealing

0.94 EF electric tank water heater with 20-year tank warranty

 

For solar trade ally contractors:

This is the perfect time to expand your offerings to include energy efficiency measures in your suite of services or to build relationships with home performance contractors.  Many home owners who install solar will also be interested in additional energy efficiency measures.  This is your opportunity to inform them about a valuable offer to continue improving their homes!

 
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