New Buildings Program

May 17, 2023


Note: Incentive offers are subject to funding availability and may change, see Energy Trust’s website for current offerings.

Energy Trust Oregon offers energy efficient services and incentives for commercial, industrial, multifamily, or institutional buildings. Eligible buildings must be a new construction, undergoing a major renovation, or adding an addition to an existing structure or a tenant improvement. Buildings that are located within the Energy Trust service territory and are serviced by Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas, or Avista may qualify for financial assistance and technical support. Incentives and resources are available for design support, installation and construction, market solutions, and solar.

Incentives vary by project type:

Early Design Assistance: up to $2,500 - $3,500

Energy Efficient Equipment: varies by equipment type

Market Solutions: $0.20/sq. Ft. - $0.50/sq. ft.

Solar: up to $500 - $15,000


Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Oregon
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Energy Trust of Oregon
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Clothes Washers
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Chillers
  • Furnaces
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Food Service Equipment
Incentive Amount: Varies by project type, see website for details.
Equipment Requirements: Varies by project type, see website for details.


Name: New Buildings Program Overview


Name: New Buildings Program
Organization: Energy Trust of Oregon
Address: 421 SW Oak Street, Suite 300
Portland OR 97204
Phone: (877) 467-0930

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.