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, HVAC equipment, building shell measures, controls, appliances, refrigeration and compressed air.

This program is for Idaho Power commercial or industrial customers. 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 New Construction final applications must be submitted within 90 days of project completion. Program details can be found on the program web site. 

Third-party architects or engineers who support participants with designing energy efficiency measures or the supporting documentation are eligible to receive an incentive equal to 20% of the participants total incentive, up to $5,000.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Oregon
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Idaho Power Company
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Chillers
  • 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.
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 83702
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.