Cuming County Public Power District (CCPPD), in partnership with Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) and its other wholesale customers, is offering energy efficiency programs to assist customers in becoming more energy efficient. The purpose of programs under the EnergyWiseSM logo is to make electric customers more aware of ways they can use electrical energy more efficiently and the savings that come with these practices.
Homeowners who install a qualified heat pump (14 SEER or higher cooling ratio and 8.2 HSPF or greater heating ratio) will be eligible for a variable rebate, depending on the SEER of the unit.
|High Efficiency Heat Pump||Rebate|
|16 SEER (& up)||$600|
|Single or two-stage Ground Source - Any EER||$1,200|
|Variable Capacity Ground Source||$1,700|
The installing HVAC dealer will also receive an incentive payment if the new unit operates within 10% of manufacturer’s specifications. >> View Details
A low-interest loan (2.5%) is an option that gives the homeowner a choice of the incentive or the loan (but not both). Contact CCPPD, then work through the local lender of your choice. This program works in conjunction with the local lender, the Nebraska Energy Office, and NPPD. >> Contact CCPPD
An incentive of $30 is available to homeowners every 3 years who have their cooling system tuned up. Eligible systems include air conditioners, air source heat pumps (electric or fossil fuel back-up) and water source heat pumps. Contact your HVAC dealer. >> View Details
The attic insulation program allows a homeowner with electric heat to install at least six inches of attic insulation in up to 2,000 sq. ft. of attic space in an existing home. The rebate is $0.15 per square foot with a maximum rebate for any one dwelling to be $300. See CCPPD or a building or remodeling contractor for details. >> View Details
Customers have an opportunity to earn incentives for upgrading to more efficient lighting. Incentives are available for both indoor and outdoor technologies. Prescriptive and custom programs are available. Contact Nicki White at CCPPD to discuss the one for your business, then contact the lighting contractor of your choice. >> View Details
The commercial HVAC program allows rebates to businesses for installing water-cooled or air cooled air conditioners or air source, water source, or ground source heat pumps. The rebate is dependent on total tonnage of the unit(s) and/or one of two performance ratings, either the SEER or the Actual EER. Please contact your HVAC dealer for specific details about the program because some cooling systems do not qualify. Information is available that defines both the type of equipment and the associated equation to figure the rebate. >> View Details
Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) can be effective at reducing power and energy consumption to centrifugal equipment such as pumps and fans. Incentive is $30 per horsepower, but no HVAC. Those who qualify for irrigation incentives cannot qualify for this incentive. Contact CCPPD to see if a VFD is right for you and if it can be used on your lines. >> View Details
This program seeks to help irrigators utilize water and electric energy in the most energy efficient and cost-effective manner. It is designed to provide customers with financial incentives to help assess irrigation system performance and improve areas of inefficiency. Contact CCPPD with any questions. >> View Details