Rocky Mountain Power - Self-Direction Credit Program

August 21, 2015


Rocky Mountain Power offers a Self-Direction Credit program to its industrial and large commercial customers with annual electric usage of more than 5,000,000 kWh or a 1,000 kW peak load. Through this program, customers who pursue self-investments in energy efficiency and related demand-side management projects can receive credits of up to 80% of eligible costs. Credits of up to 50% of project costs are available to facilities which demonstrate that no cost-effective energy efficiency potential. The credit is applied against 100% of the customer’s monthly Customer Efficiency Services charge on their electric bill, until the entire credit is used.

Project costs eligible for credit through this program may include equipment costs, engineering and consulting expenses and finance charges. For new construction or expansion of existing facilities, eligible expenses are those expenses that are additional to achieve energy efficiency levels that exceed standard industry practice. Expenses are subject to Self-Direction Credit program administrator approval. Participating customers will have to pay a non-refundable $500 administrative fee.  Additional information, including a program manual and factsheet, can be found on Rocky Mountain Power's website.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Wyoming
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Rocky Mountain Power
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Custom/Others pending approval
Incentive Amount: Customers receive credits equal to 50% or 80% of eligible expenses
Maximum Incentive: 80% Credit: $400,000 per calendar year 50% Credit: $50,000 per calendar year
Eligible System Size: For customers with more than 5,000,000 kWh annual usage or 1,000 kW peak load in the past 12 months; can aggregate meters to meet usage requirement.
Installation Requirements: There is a $500 application fee per project.
Must be a one to five year simple payback for the project (or meet alternative criterion if payback is greater than 5 years)


Name: Self-Direction Credit Program Administrator
Address: 2274 South 1300 East #G15-333
Salt Lake City UT 84106
Phone: (888) 682-1234

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.