South Alabama Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

August 19, 2011


South Alabama Electric Cooperative (SAEC) is a part owner of Alabama Electric Cooperative which has a primary generation facility in Andalusia, Alabama. SAEC offers a variety of incentives to residential members to save energy in their homes. New and existing homes meeting SAEC's insulation requirements will receive a cash rebate of $200 per ton for dual fuel heat pumps. Geothermal units qualify for $600 per ton if the home meets Touchstone Energy Home requirements.

South Alabama Electric will also provide a $300 cash incentive to new homeowners of qualified energy efficient manufactured homes. To qualify, these homes must meet the following requirements:

  • Properly sized heat pump
  • Attic insulation of R-28 (conventional ceiling) or R-21 (vaulted ceiling)
  • Wall insulation of R-11
  • Floor insulation of R-19
  • Insulated or storm windows
  • Insulated or storm doors
  • Skirting or underpinning

All rebates must be applied for within 6 months of installation or completion.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Alabama
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: South Alabama Electric Cooperative
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Heat pumps
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Incentive Amount: $200 per ton for Dual Fuel unit
$600 per ton for Geothermal Heat Pumps
$300 for Energy Efficient Manufactured Homes
Equipment Requirements: Home must meet the Touchstone Energy Home criteria


Name: Chellie Phillips
Organization: South Alabama Electric Cooperative
Address: P.O. Box 449
Troy AL 36081
Phone: (800) 556-2060

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.