Looking to improve your home’s air quality, save on energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint? You don’t have to do it alone! In Truckee there are a number of incentives and services available to help you evaluate your options and to pay for home upgrades.
From the Truckee Donner Public Utilities District (TDPUD)
- Money back on Energy Star rated electric appliances, heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, induction cooktops, EV chargers, electric panel upgrades, efficient toilets and building envelope upgrades. Apply online here by clicking on the photo of the technology you would like to claim a rebate for.
- Money back on water leak repairs
- FREE remote home energy audits that provide residents with tips to save on their energy bills and reduce energy use (COMING SOON)
- Energy Savings Assistance Program for income-eligible customers. Provides an energy assessment along with installation of qualifying home weatherization measures (Currently undergoing updates – STAY TUNED!)
From Liberty Utilities
- FREE home energy audits that provide residents with tips to save on their energy bills and reduce energy use. Include an energy efficiency toolkit with LED lightbulbs, advanced energy strips and more.
- Money back on EV charger installations for residents and small business customers
- Energy Savings Assistance Program for income-eligible customers. Provides an energy assessment along with installation of qualifying home weatherization measures.
From Southwest Gas
- Money back on energy efficient appliances
- Energy Savings Assistance Program for eligible customers. Provides a FREE energy assessment along with FREE installation of qualifying home weatherization and energy saving measures. Residents may qualify either through income (at 250% of the national poverty level), OR through participation in a variety of programs, including Medi-Cal. Visit the program page to find out if you qualify.
From the Statewide TECH Incentive
- For single-family dwellings, enrolled contractors can earn $1,000 for any Heat Pump HVAC installation, and $3,100 or $1,000 for any HPWH installation, depending on gas or electric replacement, respectively.
- Click for additional program details and to enroll as a contractor. It only takes 15-30 minutes to enroll.
Inflation Reduction Act Rebates
The IRA is a federal bill that passed in August of 2022, and it allocates $369 billion toward climate solutions. This includes tax incentives and rebates for clean, electric technology that you install in your home! These rebates are anticipated to apply to equipment purchased after January 1, 2023, but the guidelines have not been released yet. When released, they will be available for existing buildings AND new construction, and can be combined with local utility rebates.
- Rebates for up to 50% or 100% of project cost (for households making 80% or below of the Area Median Income or 80-150% AMI, respectively ) up to measure specific caps:
- $8,000 for air source heat pump
- $1,750 for heat pump water heater
- $840 for electric stove
- $840 for electric clothes dryer
- $4,000 for upgraded breaker box
- $2,500 for upgraded electrical wiring
- $1,600 for insulation, ventilation and sealing
- Total rebate cap is $14,000 per home
- Provides FREE assistance to local residents wanting to electrify their homes. Services include:
- Electrification roadmap consults (1 hour visit to your home or building to help you understand your best path to electrify)
- Recommendations for specific equipment replacements
- Lending of induction cooking ranges
- Answering typical FAQs – “what about the grid, what about power outages, etc.”