College Station Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs

March 11, 2024


College Station Utilities offers incentives to residential customers through the following programs:

  • Connected Thermostat Program
  • Energy Back II Rebate Program
  • Residential LED Lighting Program

Each offers cash incentives for various home energy efficiency improvement measures, including the purchase and use of a wifi-connected thermostat, the replacement of central air conditioning units with high-performance models, and the replacement of incandescent bulbs with high-efficiency or LED equivalents. See program website for details.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: College Station Utilities
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • LED Lighting
Incentive Amount: Central Air Conditioner, Geothermal Heat Pump, or Air-Source Heat Pump: $600 - $800/unit (16 - 18 SEER)
Wifi-Connected Thermostat: $30/unit
LED Lighting: $2/bulb
Maximum Incentive: LED Lighting: $20 maximum incentive
Eligible System Size: Units must be sized more than 12,000 BTU's (1 ton) for every 500 square feet of conditioned space
Equipment Requirements: Minimum SEER rating of 16


This program has 3 incentives
Technologies: LED Lighting
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 2.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a minimum of $20.00
Technologies: Programmable Thermostats
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 30.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps, Heat pumps, Air conditioners
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of 600.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a minimum of 800.00 $/Unit


Name: Energy Department
Organization: College Station Utilities
Address: PO Box 9960
College Station TX 77842
Phone: (979) 764-3724
Name: Pat McIntrye
Organization: College Station Utilities
Phone: (979) 764-6343

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.