Rebate BrochureEnergy Efficiency Rebates

San Miguel Power offers the following types of rebates:


Energy Star Appliances
Energy Star LogoWe offer a variety of rebates that can cut the cost of new appliances by 10% or more. How do you know what appliances qualify? It's simple - just look for the energy star logo when purchasing new appliances. Rebates are only available for members who remove an old inefficient appliance from the grid and replace it with a new efficient model. Our goal is to get as many of the inefficient appliances off-line and recycled as possible. Proof of proper disposal is required. If you have proof of refrigerant disposal you will receive an additional $65 rebate.

Energy Star Appliance Rebate
Refrigerator $80
Freezer $80
Refrigerant Disposal for Freezers & Refrigerators $65
Clothes Washer $80
Dishwasher $60

Important!: Energy Star appliance rebates apply to replacement appliances only. Members are only eligible for a rebate if they replace an old inefficient appliance with a new efficient one. Proof of proper disposal is required. Read below for information on how to dispose of your appliances. A disposal verification section is included in the Energy Star Appliance Rebate Application.

Download: Energy Star Appliance Rebate Application

Questions: Contact SMPA Key Accounts Executive, Ken Haynes at (970) 626-5549 x207, rebates@smpa.com.

How do I dispose of my old appliance properly? In order to be eligible for an appliance rebate you must provide proof of proper disposal. The following appliance vendors offer disposal services at no charge to consumers when a new appliance is purchased:

Sears - 1445 Hawk Parkway, Montrose, CO
Home Depot - 1400 Ogden Road, Montrose, CO
Tri-River Appliance - 109 North Townsend Ave., Montrose, CO
Lowes - 2525 Rimrock Ave., Grand Junction, CO

These vendors must sign the disposal verification section which is included on the Energy Star Appliance Rebate Application.

If you did not purchase an appliance form the vendors listed above, you can also dispose of your appliance by recycling at Recla Metals in Montrose or by calling Bruin Waste Management at (970) 864-7531. Bruin Waste Management will travel to your home or business, pick up your old appliance, and dispose of it for you. This service is available year-round. Simply call Bruin Waste Management to schedule your appliance pick up. Bruin will provide you with a form confirming the disposal of your appliance. Submit this with your Energy Star Appliance Rebate Application. The costs for Bruin's services are listed below.

Appliance Disposal Fee SMPA Rebate Net Rebate
Refrigerator
(includes refrigerant disposal)
$85 $80 + $65 for refrigerant disposal $60
Freezer
(includes refrigerant disposal)
$85 $80 + $65 for refrigerant disposal $60
Clothes Washer $18 $80 $62
Dishwasher $12 $60 $48
Water Heater $12 $100 $88
Water Heater (lifetime warranty) $12 $275 $263

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LED Lighting

Rebate Amount
LED Lamps & Fixtures 50% of bulb cost up to $10/bulb; max $500
LED Yard Lights 50% of fixture cost up to $100; max $300
LED Tube Light 50% of bulb cost up to $8/ft; max $360
LED Strip, Short Tube & Bar Light 50% of bulb up to $8/ft.; max $150
LED decorative & pin light 50% of bulb cost up to $5/bulb; max $150

Download: Lighting Rebate Application

Questions: Contact SMPA Key Accounts Executive, Ken Haynes at (970) 626-5549 x207, rebates@smpa.com.
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Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning

Heat Source Amount
Thermal slab $16/kW
Central air-source heat pump
w/electric backup
$125 - $150/ton;
$85 for terminal units
additional incentive for Energy Star units
Central ground-source heat pump,
closed loop
$150/ton
additional incentives for Energy Star units
Energy Star Split System Air Conditioners $100/unit (2 - 3 tons)
$150/unit (3+ tons)

To Apply: We recommend contacting us before you purchase and install your HVAC unit. We'll help you determine which rebate your system is elgible and make sure you're getting the maximum rebate possible.

Download: Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Rebate Application

Questions: Contact SMPA Key Accounts Executive, Ken Haynes at (970) 626-5549 x207, rebates@smpa.com.
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Water Heaters

Water Heater Type Amount
Standard Water Heater $100
Water Heater, original lifetime warranty $275
Heat Pump (geothermal) or Waste Heat $120
Air-source heat pump water heater $370

Download: Water Heater Rebate Application

Questions: Contact SMPA Key Accounts Executive, Ken Haynes at (970) 626-5549 x207, rebates@smpa.com.
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Weatherization

Rebate Amount
Energy audit $150 Residential, $250 Commercial
Weatherization

50% of job cost; max $1,000
Available starting February 1, 2014

Download Your Application:
2014 Energy Audit Rebate Application
2014 Weatherization Rebate

SMPA's energy audits and weatherization rebates are now administered by SMPA. They are no longer administered through Recharge Colorado. To apply for a weatherization and/or audit rebate you must use the application form above. Contractors do not need to be registered with Recharge Colorado or SMPA prior to applying for rebates; however, certain contractor eligibility requirements must be met. Deadlines apply. Please read through the Terms and Conditions included in the application carefully for each rebate type you are applying for.

Questions: Contact SMPA Energy Services Technician, Wiley Freeman at (970) 626-5549 x231, rebates@smpa.com.
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Low Income Weatherization

Low Income Weatherization: SMPA also provides fuding for a Low Income Weatherization program. Eligibility for this program is determined by your household income. Please visit our Low Income Weatherization page for program information and application guidelines.
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Electric Vehicles
SMPA's electric vehicle rebates are for the purchase of new plug-in electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and neighborhood electric vehicles purchased starting January 1, 2013. Funding is limited, the rebate will be available as funds allows. The rebate is exclusive to SMPA members with active accounts. Only one electric vehicle rebate per year per SMPA member allowed.

Rebate Amount
Neighborhood electric vehicle $250
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle $250
All electric vehicle $750

Download: Electric Vehicle Rebate Application

Questions: Contact SMPA Key Accounts Executive, Ken Haynes at (970) 626-5549 x207, rebates@smpa.com.
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Motors

Rebate Amount
Premium efficiency special purpose motor $10/hp, 10 - 500hp
$1.50/hp for new & fossil fuel replacements
Variable speed drive retrofit contact SMPA for details

Download: Energy Efficient Motor Rebate Application

Questions: Contact SMPA Key Accounts Executive, Ken Haynes at (970) 626-5549 x207, rebates@smpa.com.
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Special Programs

Pole Mounted Street, Parking Lot and Security Lighting:
New, retrofit on non-maintainence replacement of permanent installations utilizing LED and induction lighting products. Minimum original wattage of 75 watts. Only one project per member per year.

LED Refrigerated Case Lighting:
Refrigerated cases in grocery stores, convenience stores and other locations are typically lit with special low temperature fluorescent lights and ballasts. According to General Electric, an older system using T12 or T10 lighting uses roughly 93 watts per door for product lighting. A newer system using T8 lamps is typically 68 watts. LEDs can be as low as 29 watts per door. Convenience stores typically have 15-20 doors and a grocery can have 80-120. Operation of case lighting can vary by store and will typically be "on" between 12 hours and 24 hours per day.

LED New Construction Commercial Lighting:
Installation of permanent LED lighting for new commercial construction. Installation can include fixtures within additions, new buildings and parking garages, as well as miscellaneous fixtures such as signage, canopy lighting and wall packs. Pre-approval of products are recommended

Commercial Lighting Replacement:
Retrofit of permanent existing lighting systems within buildings, parking garages, signage, canopy lighting and wall packs. High efficiency lighting and pre-approval of products are recommended..

Commerical Refrigeration Audit:
The program involves providing 50% funding of refrigeration audits performed using an approved/provided auditor. The expectation is that a member will be financially capable of moving ahead with at least the audit recommendations labeled as having a rapid payback. A post-installation of recommended measures report is required for the project. Please be aware that scheduling audits may take a few months

Industrial/Agricultural Processing Audit:
The program involves providing up to 75% funding of audits for industrial and agricultural processing focused businesses using an approved/provided auditor such as the CSU Industrial Assessment Center. Only one audit is permitted per member. It is the intented for a member with significant electric energy bills that is financially capable of moving ahead with at least the audit recommendations labeled as having a rapid payback. A post-installation report is required showing results of implemented measures and the perceived value of the audit. Please be aware that scheduling audits may take 6 months. SMPA should be made aware during the application process of any customer timing issues, or conflicting schedules.

Download: Special Program Information Sheet

Apply: SMPA works directly with our members to help them take advantage of these rebate programs. Before you begin any work, contact SMPA Key Accounts Executive, Ken Haynes at (970) 626-5549 x207 or ken@smpa.coop.
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