Idaho Power - New Building Efficiency Program

August 04, 2023


Idaho Power offers incentives for its commercial and industrial customers in Idaho and Oregon to install new equipment above code in participating facilities. The utility provides rebates for lighting controls, HVAC equipment, and controls, building shell measures, appliances using electrically-heated water, and refrigeration. 

This program is for Idaho Power commercial or industrial customers on rate Schedule 7 (Small General Service, Small Commercial), Schedule 9 (Large General Service, Large Commercial), or Schedule 19 (Large Power Service). Only projects that are part of a new building, an expansion to an existing building, or a major renovation can qualify. Idaho Power also offers Custom Efficiency incentives for complex projects and Easy Upgrades for Simple Retrofits for commercial and industrial customers with projects that may not qualify for the Building Efficiency incentives. All Building Efficiency final applications must be submitted within 90 days of project completion. Extensive program details can be found on the program website. 

An incentive is available for the third-party architect or engineer that supports the participant with the technical aspects of the project and required supporting documentation that is necessary to complete the incentive process. The professional is eligible for an incentive equal to 20% of the participant’s total incentive, up to a maximum of $5,000.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Idaho
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Idaho Power Company
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Dishwasher
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
  • Motor VFDs
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Other EE
  • Reflective Roofs
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: Projects eligible for incentives include:
  1. Lighting
  2. Air Conditioning
  3. Building Shell
  4. Controls
  5. Appliances and Equipment
  6. Refrigeration
  7. Compressed Air Equipment

See Program Guide for details on incentive amounts.
Maximum Incentive: No incentive cap
Eligible System Size: See program details on website
Equipment Requirements: See program details on website
Installation Requirements: See program details on website


Name: Customer Service - Idaho Power
Organization: Idaho Power Company
Address: P.O. Box 70
Boise ID 83707
Phone: (208) 388-2323

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.