Avista Utilities (Electric) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Incentives Program

January 02, 2023


Avista Utilities offers numerous incentives to commercial and industrial customers to increase the energy efficiency of customer facilities or equipment. Below is a list of available programs. See the program website above to view specific details and contact Avista in the early stages of project development. See the Avista 2023 annual update for more information.

  • Food Service Equipment
  • Lighting
  • Natural Gas HVAC
  • HVAC Variable Frequency Drive Retrofit
  • Insulation
  • Fleet Heat Program
  • Grocer Program
  • Multifamily Development
  • Green Motors Initiative
  • Compressed Air
  • Pay for Performance Incentives
  • Site Specific Incentives


Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Idaho
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.myavista.com/energy-savings/tools-for-your-business/rebates-idaho
Administrator: Avista Utilities
Start Date: 1/1/2011
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Compressed air
  • Building Insulation
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Food Service Equipment
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
  • HVAC
Incentive Amount: Food Service Equipment: Varies depending on product
Lighting: Varies
Furnaces: $5-$13/kBtu
Boilers: $5-$9/kBtu
HVAC Variable Frequency Drive Retrofit: $200
Building Insulation: $0.60--$0.85/sq. ft.
Fleet Heat Program: Varies
Energy Smart Grocer: Varies
Multifamily Development: up to $3,000
Motors: $1/hp for green rewinds
Compressed Air: Varies
Pay for Performance Program: $0.08 per kWh and $1.25 per therm
Site-Specific Incentives: Varies by measure
Maximum Incentive: See individual programs on Avista web site for incentive details


Name: Rachelle Humphrey
Organization: Commercial Lighting Program Manager
Phone: (509) 495-2099
Email: Rachelle.Humphrey@avistacorp.com
Name: Greta Zink
Organization: Commercial Non‐Lighting Program Manager
Phone: (509) 495-4793
Email: Greta.Zink@avistacorp.com
Name: Lorri Kirstein
Organization: Commercial Site‐Specific and Trade Ally Progr
Phone: (509) 495-2873
Email: Lorri.Kirstein@avistacorp.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.