Golden Valley Electric Association - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program for Builders

January 12, 2016


Golden Valley Electric Association’s (GVEA) Builder $ense program targets home builders who install electrical energy efficiency measures during construction of residential buildings. Newly constructed residential buildings or those that have undergone major remodeling or additions are eligible for the rebate. New buildings must be receiving or have applied to receive service from GVEA at the site to qualify for the rebate program. Lighting, vehicle engine preheating plug-ins and eligible electric water heating equipment can also receive rebates. For more information, visit the program web site.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Alaska
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Other EE
  • LED Lighting
Incentive Amount: Fluorescent Lamps: $10-$20
CFL Fixtures: $3
LED Lamp: $10
Photocell/Motion Detector: $10
High Intensity Discharge Fixture: $20
Insulating Blanket for Water Heater: $10
Water Heater Timer: $30
Timer Controlling Exterior Vehicle Plug-In Outlet: $20
Switch Controlling Exterior Vehicle Plug-In Outlet: $10
Maximum Incentive: 50% of project cost, up to $20,000
Equipment Requirements: See individual requirements for each technology on program web site
Electrical equipment must be U.L. listed and all electrical and plumbing installations should conform with all applicable building codes

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.