Empire District Electric - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

July 24, 2018


Empire District Electric Company (EDEC) offers rebates to residential customers for energy audits, weatherization measures, central air conditioning systems, and energy efficient home appliances. Eligible air conditioning systems are eligible for rebates between $400 and $500. Energy audits and weatherization incentives vary based upon the cost of upgrades. EDEC and other utilities participating in the Arkansas Weatherization Program will cover a significant portion of energy audit and implementation costs. Visit the program web site or contact Empire District Electric Company for additional program information and requirements.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Arkansas
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.empiredistrict.com/EnergySolutions/Electric.aspx
Administrator: Empire District Electric Co.
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Dishwasher,Refrigerators/Freezers,Dehumidifiers,Air conditioners,Programmable Thermostats,Caulking/Weather-stripping,Duct/Air sealing,Building Insulation,Windows,Doors,Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building,Other EE
Incentive Amount: Weatherization Measures: 25% - 50% of cost
Central Air Conditioner: $400 - $500
Programmable Thermostat: $25
Dishwasher: $50
Dehumidifier: $50
Refrigerator: $50
Room Air Conditioner: $25
Smart Power Strip: $10
Maximum Incentive: Central Air Conditioner: $500
Weatherization Measures: Total cost of measures eligible for rebate cannot exceed $2,964
Equipment Requirements: Central Air Conditioner: SEER 15 or higher
Appliances: Must be Energy Star certified


This program has 4 incentives
Technologies: Air conditioners
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 450.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Programmable Thermostats
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 25.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Dishwasher
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 50.00 null
Technologies: Dehumidifiers
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 50.00 $/Unit


Name: Electric Rebate Program
Organization: Empire District Electric
Address: PO Box 127
Joplin AR 64802
Phone: (800) 206-2300
Email: energy.efficiency@empiredistrict.com

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.