Energy Trust of Oregon updates incentives and requirements on an ongoing basis to ensure we provide cost effective savings for utility customers and trade allies. Most incentive and requirement changes take effect on January 1 of each year. Any off-cycle or mid-year changes are announced by email and posted in Insider.
The incentive changes below went into effect on January 1, 2023, and only apply to the Production Efficiency program. Incentives not included in the list below remain unchanged.
|Measure||Change or new incentive||Incentive amount||Requirements|
|Irrigation Pump VFD, New or Retrofit||New||$500-$3,750 per installed VFD hp, up to 25 hp|
|Industrial Pump VFD, New||New||$150-$1,000 per installed VFD hp, up to 22.5 hp|
|Industrial Fan VFD, New or Retrofit||New||$200-$2,500 per installed VFD hp, up to 22.5 hp|
|Infrared (IR) polyethylene greenhouse cover||Reduced incentive||2022 incentive $0.10 per square foot |
2023 incentive $0.08 per square foot
|Industrial and Ag pipe insulation||Reduced incentive||2022 incentive $15.00 per foot (including bonus) |
2023 incentive $10.00 per foot**
|**No existing insulation. Pipes must be heated year-round (8,400 hours per year).|
|Industrial Boilers||Reduced incentive||2022 incentive $8.00 kBtu/h in* |
2023 incentive $6.50 kBtu/h in*
|*Incentives calculated on primary boiler capacity only; No back-up boilers. Boiler system must have design return temperature appropriate to condensing functionality. HVAC applications only.|
|Custom and calculated incentives for gas projects||Increased incentive||2022 $2.50 per therm, up to 70% of eligible measure costs |
2023 $3.00 per therm, up to 80% of eligible measure costs