Sustainable Energy Utility - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

March 24, 2023


The District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) offers a variety of rebates to District residents to install energy- efficient equipment in their homes. Incentives are available for a wide range of measures.
Incentives are also available for income-qualified customers through the Solar For All and Energy Conservation Kit programs. Visit website for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: District of Columbia
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Sustainable Energy Utility
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Clothes Washers
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • LED Lighting
  • Tankless Water Heater
  • HVAC
  • Off-Road Electric Vehicles
Incentive Amount: Appliances
Clothes Dryers: $75-$200
Clothes Washers: $75-$100
Refrigerators: $75-$100
Smart Thermostat: up to $50
Dehumidifiers: $35
Electric Push Mower: $75
Electric Riding Lawn Mower: $500

Heating and Cooling
Air Source Heat Pumps: $375 - $700
Variable Speed (Ductless) Mini-Split Heat Pumps: $375 - $700
Central Air Conditioners: $250 - $375
Variable Speed Mini-Split Air Conditioners: $125
Smart Thermostat: $50
Heat Pump Water Heater: $600
Equipment Requirements: See program website.


Name: Customer Service
Organization: District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utili
Address: 1 M St SE 3rd floor
Washington DC 20003
Phone: (202) 479-2222

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.