Duke Energy - Residential Efficiency Rebate Program

June 20, 2023


The Smart $aver® program offers incentives for residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of homes. Incentives are provided for qualifying heating and cooling equipment installation or service, heat pump water heaters, attic insulation with air sealing, duct insulation and sealing, and ENERGY STAR qualified variable-speed pool pump. Duke Energy Kentucky’s residential electric service customers residing in single-family homes, condominiums, mobile homes, townhomes and duplexes are eligible for some or all of the incentives, with eligibility requirements vary with technologies. All incentives are paid after completion of the services. Certain residential customers are also eligible for a free energy audit through the Home Energy House Call program. Interested customers should call (866)785-6209  to set up an appointment.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Kentucky
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.duke-energy.com/home/products/smart-saver
Administrator: Duke Energy
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Building Insulation
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Other EE
  • Pool Pumps
  • HVAC
Incentive Amount: Heat Pump Water Heaters: $350/unit
Central Air Conditioning or Heat Pump: $265-$365/unit
Air Source Heat Pump: $365-$465
Geothermal Heat Pump: $465/unit
Variable Speed Pool Pumps: $300/unit
Attic Insulation and Attic Air Sealing: $250/unit
Duct Sealing: $100/unit
Equipment Requirements: Varies. See program website for details.
Installation Requirements: Must be installed by a Duke Energy Participating Trade Ally


This program has 5 incentives
Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps, Heat pumps, Air conditioners
Sectors: Residential, Multifamily Residential
Parameters: The incentive has a minimum of 465.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a maximum of 265.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Pool Pumps
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 300.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Building Insulation
Sectors: Residential, Multifamily Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 250.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Duct/Air sealing
Sectors: Residential, Multifamily Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 100.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Water Heaters
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 350.00 $/Unit


Name: Smart Saver Incentive Program
Organization: Duke Energy
Address: PO Box 525
Snellville GA 30078
Phone: (866) 785-6209
Email: incentives@dukeressmartsaver.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.