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Energy Efficiency Credit Programs

Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, Inc. and its power supplier, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., have teamed up to bring you rebates for installing heat pumps, water heaters, and Energy Star Appliances that meet the following requirements:

Heat Pumps

  • Contact Sangre de Cristo Electric for rebate requirements and amounts.
     

Water Heaters

  • Applies to new or replacement electric water heaters. 
  • Installation must be in SDCEA service area.
  • Credit must be requested within 120 days of installation.
  • Applicants must be current on their electric bill.
  • Credits cannot exceed the actual cost of the equipment for which credit is requested.

Water Heating Credit Amounts
$50 for 30 - 55 gallon with lifetime warranty 
$30 for 30 - 55 gallon resistence water heater
 

Energy Star Appliances 

  • Credits are available to all end-use member classes.
  • Applies only to equipment that is purchased by an SDCEA member.
  • Credit must be requested within 120 days of purchase.
  • A copy of the receipt will be required.
  • Equipment shall be listed as Energy Star rated. (A complete list of qualified equipment is available at www.energystar.gov.)
  • Applicants must be current on their electric bill.
  • Installation must be in SDCEA's service area.
  • Credits cannot exceed the actual cost of the equipment for which credit is requested.
  • In order to receive rebates for the dishwasher and washing machine you must have an electric hot water heater and sign an Electric Water Heating Energy Star Rebate Program Requirement Form, which can be downloaded here.
     

Energy Star Appliance Credit Amounts
$30/Unit Refrigerator/Freezer
$60/Unit Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling
$40 Clothes Washer Front load
$30 Clothes Washer Top load
$30 Clothes Dryer
$20 Dishwasher

To apply for an Energy Star appliance rebate, simply mail or scan and email a copy of the receipt and ensure that the make and model of the appliance is clearly identifiable.

If you have a copy of the yellow and black tag that was on the appliance and states that it is an Energy Star appliance please submit that as well.

 

Energy Star® LED Light Bulbs (Lamps)

Specifications:
500 Lumens or greater
Medium, GU24 or other residential/light commercial oriented base
Energy Star Qualified LED fixtures 

Rebate is lower of:
$10 per lamp or fixture
50% of the lamp/fixture cost
Per account cap of 50 per year

To receive a rebate, submit a copy of the receipt and a specification sheet for the lamp/fixtures.

 

You can mail the above items to:
Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 2013
Buena Vista, CO 81211
 

You can also scan and email the above items to: info@myelectric.coop.

For commercial lighting rebates, please contact Mike Allen by phone at 719-395-2412 or 800-933-3823 or by email at allen@myelectric.coop.

The rebate will be filed with Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association, Inc. When it is received by Sangre de Cristo Electric it will be posted to your account and appear as a credit on your bill.

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