Lane Electric - A Touchstone Energy Cooperative

Weatherization Improvements

Energy Audits & Inspections:

Energy audits and inspections are available upon request.

Loans & Cash Grants:

Zero percent (0%) loans are available for weatherization measures recommended by Lane Electric’s Energy Services Representative. Another option is a cash grant for twenty-five percent (25%) of the measure cost, up to $1000.

Low Income Cash Grants:

Low Income members may be eligible for an in-house cash grant of up to $1,500 for weatherization measures and $3,800 for qualifying Ductless Heat Pump installation. If the member-of-record is a tenant, the owner(s) of the property are required to provide matching funds for the project to move forward.

Eligible Weatherization Measures:

Eligible measures include floor, wall & attic insulation, and window replacement for existing single-pane and double-pane, metal frame windows.

Energy Star Rebates

Energy Star Manufactured Homes:

A $500 rebate is available for certified Energy Star/NEEM manufactured homes.

Heating, Ventillation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Upgrades

Heat Pump Program:

Members installing a new or replacing an existing heat pump can apply for a $1,000 heat pump rebate OR a zero-percent (0%) loan up to $9,000. The incentives are available for new air source heat pumps, ductless units, geothermal heat pumps and for replacing your older heat pump with a new qualifying, energy efficient model. Loans are based on approval from one of two credit unions and are not available for new construction.

Financing for Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) repairs:

A cash grant for twenty-five percent (25%) of the measure cost, of up to $1,000 is available. A choice of two funding options is also available: A zero-percent (0%) loan from Lane Electric, of up to $1000, can be applied to a members account, based on approved credit. If the cost for the project exceeds $1000, a member may apply for funding through our Weatherization Program. Only one of the above options may be selected. Loans are available on approved credit. These grants are counted in addition to any other weatherization program grants.

Commercial Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Cash Grant:

A cash grant for fifty percent (50%) of the measure cost, up to $2500, is available for commercial members to upgrade their existing facility. Eligible measures include lighting and refrigeration upgrades, insulation, window replacements and HVAC repairs.

Rebates

Appliance Rebates:

A $200 or $300 rebate is available for Energy Star Heat Pump Water Heaters (HPWH) depending on the chosen unit. This rebate is in addition to  rebates from the Department of Energy’s tax credit program.

Solar Rebates:

Lane Electric offers a $500 rebate for the installation of an Oregon Department of Energy qualified solar water heating system. For solar electric (photovoltaic or PV) systems, a $.50 per watt rebate, up to $2000, is available for qualified and approved installs.  Policy 311 (.pdf)

Call the Energy Services Department at Lane Electric Cooperative for more details about any of our conservation & energy efficiency programs.

Note: You may take advantage of one (1) weatherization grant or loan plus one (1) heat pump grant or loan in each calendar year. Low Income weatherization participants must wait one (1) full calendar year (Jan. 1st to Dec. 31st) before being eligible for any additional incentives.

Important: Lane Electric’s programs are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. When program funds have been exhausted, the programs will end until the next funding year.