Nebraska Public Power District - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs

June 09, 2023


Nebraska Public Power District offers multiple rebates for commercial, agricultural, and industrial customers to save energy in eligible facilities. Rebates are available for energy efficient lighting, HVAC measures, variable speed drives, and more. The lighting incentive programs are only for existing construction. The program offers several prescriptive rebates and a custom lighting rebate for projects that save energy but are not listed in the program brochure. For all rebates, projects over $5,000 dollars require pre-approval from the utility. No facility shall receive more than $100,000 in incentives annually without pre-approval. The custom lighting rebate also requires pre- and post inspections of projects over $5,000. Additional information, including program brochures and applications are located on the program web site.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Nebraska
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Nebraska Public Power District
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Motor VFDs
  • Processing and Manufacturing Equipment
  • LED Lighting
  • HVAC
Incentive Amount: Prescriptive Lighting: Varies widely based on fixtures
Custom Lighting: $0.07 per kWh saved or 50% of associated costs, whichever is less
Variable Frequency Drive: $30/hp
Industrial Processing Equipment: up to 50% of cost
Air Source Heat Pump Water Heater: $400
Water or Ground Source Heat Pump Water Heater: $650
Air Conditioners: $30 - $60/ton
Heat Pumps: $60 - $150/ton
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $330/ton
HVAC System Optimization: Varies


Name: Customer Service
Address: P.O. Box 519
Norfolk NE 68702-0519
Phone: (402) 563-5415

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.