Retrofits

This program covers lighting and other specific equipment upgrades in existing facilities.

Lighting Tools and Applications

HVAC/Controls

Variable Speed Drives

Food Service Equipment

Building Shell

Other Commercial

If your project doesn’t fall within our menu of incentives, we may be able to offer an incentive of 18 cents per kilowatt hour saved, up to 70 percent of the eligible project cost for other qualifying custom projects.

Detailed eligibility is available in the Procedures Manual.

Lighting Tools and Applications

Steps to Participate

Pre-approval is needed for projects with estimated incentives of $1,000 or more, or complete lighting upgrade projects. Projects needing pre-approval should receive pre-approval from Idaho Power before the project begins.

Pre-Approval Application Process

  1. Download the Excel Lighting Tool above and enter project information on the Data Entry, Product Type and Proposed Lighting tabs. If your project incorporates controls, enter control information on the Lighting Controls tab. Perform the following steps to download and use the Lighting Tool:
    1. Download the Lighting Tool (Excel). Note: This version of the Lighting Tool is not compatible with 1997-2003 versions of Excel.
    2. Select the “Save As” option to save the file to your computer.
    3. Open the file from your computer.
  2. Print the Pre-Approval Application from the Lighting Tool. Customer reviews, signs and dates the application.
  3. Gather manufacturer specification sheets for equipment to be installed.
  4. Email the above items (signed Pre-Approval Application, Lighting Tool, manufacturer specification sheets) to lighting@idahopower.com.
  5. Idaho Power reviews the submitted paperwork and sends written pre-approval via email.

NOTE: Idaho Power reserves the right to perform a site inspection. You and your contractor will be notified if your project is selected for inspection.

Payment Application Process

For completed projects that did not require pre-approval or for completed pre-approved projects, submit the Payment Application within 90 days of project completion.

  1. Download the Excel Lighting Tool above (if no preapproval was required) and enter project information OR update your existing Lighting Tool (e.g., change status box on the Data Entry tab to “Payment Application,” update Project Start and Project Completion dates, and make any other edits to reflect the actual project as installed).Perform the following steps to download and use the Lighting Tool:
    1. Download the Lighting Tool (Excel). Note: This version of the Lighting Tool is not compatible with 1997-2003 versions of Excel.
    2. Select the “Save As” option to save the file to your computer.
    3. Open the file from your computer.
  2. Print the Payment Application from the Lighting Tool. Customer reviews, fills out the Incentive Recipient information section, signs and dates the application.
  3. Gather detailed labor and material invoices.
  4. For non pre-approved projects only: submit manufacturer specification sheets for installed equipment.
  5. Email the above items (signed Payment Application, Lighting Tool and invoices) to lighting@idahopower.com.
  6. Idaho Power reviews the submitted paperwork and processes incentive payment.

NOTE: Idaho Power reserves the right to perform a site inspection. You and your contractor will be notified if your project is selected for inspection.

Application

Steps to Participate

Pre-Approval Application Process

Pre-approval is needed for projects with estimated incentives of $1,000 or more. Projects needing pre-approval should receive pre-approval from Idaho Power prior to project start.

  1. Download the applicable worksheet from the incentives section of this page and enter your project’s information.
  2. Download, fill out, sign and date the Non-Lighting Application.
  3. Gather manufacturer specification sheets for equipment to be installed.
  4. Email the above items (signed Non-Lighting Application, worksheet and manufacturer specification sheets) to retrofit@idahopower.com.
  5. Idaho Power reviews the submitted paperwork and sends written pre-approval via email.

NOTE: Idaho Power reserves the right to perform a site inspection. You and your contractor will be notified if your project is selected for inspection.

Payment Application Process

Submit a Non-Lighting Application within 90 days of project completion.

  1. If your project was not pre-approved, download the applicable worksheet for the incentives section of this page and enter your project’s information. If your project was pre-approved, use the same worksheet you submitted at pre-approval, or edit as necessary.
  2. If your project was not pre-approved, download, fill out, sign and date the Non-Lighting Application. If your project was pre-approved, use the application submitted for pre-approval and mark “Payment” in the box at the top of the page.
  3. Gather detailed labor and material invoices.
  4. For projects that did not require pre-approval, submit the manufacturer specification sheets for the installed equipment.
  5. Email the above items to retrofit@idahopower.com.
  6. Idaho Power reviews the submitted paperwork and processes the incentive payment.

NOTE: Idaho Power reserves the right to perform a site inspection. You and your contractor will be notified if your project is selected for inspection.

Note: Program continuation, eligibility requirements and terms and conditions apply.

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