Plano, TX Energy Efficiency Rebate and Incentive Program

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Plano, TX, US

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Type: Program

Status: In effect 2008-09

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Rebate and Incentive Program Goals

  • Demonstrate individual energy savings by tracking usage (kWh) and monthly payments
  • Encourage energy-efficiency upgrades throughout the City of Plano
  • Demonstrate total energy savings as a City

Qualified Purchases

  • Residential upgrades or replacements that are considered energy efficient.
  • Examples include but are not limited to:
  • Energy Star Appliances
  • Air conditioners (14 SEER and above)
  • Attic Insulation
  • Solar Screens/Solar Film
  • Radiant Barrier
  • Duct Replacement/Insulation
  • Low-e windows
  • The City will rebate up to 20% of qualified purchases
  • Maximum rebate per household is $2000
  • Funds will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis until funds are exhausted
  • Minimum purchase to be rebated is $100

Eligibility Requirements and Guidelines

  • Must be a Plano resident
  • Only one application per household
  • Residential dwellings only
  • Items must be purchased and installed between 5/15/2008 - 5/15/2009
  • Resident must track and report energy usage for current year for at least three months after installation as well as the same months from the previous year
  • City of Plano must be able to verify purchase price, purchase date and installation (receipts and other designated means)
  • Rebate check will be awarded after all eligibility requirements have been met

Commitment Program and Bonus

  • Any Plano resident who commits to tracking and reporting energy usage will be eligible for monthly drawings for energy efficiency give-a-ways (ex. programmable thermostats)
  • Those who commit to track and report energy usage for at least 6 months will be eligible for a “Tracking Bonus” that will be awarded through drawings.