Incentives

 

Tightening up your home will not only save you money in the long run, it can also pay off right away. Many utility and energy companies offer great incentives to help you realize the benefits of energy efficiency sooner rather than later. See how these companies below can help you help yourself!

Southwestern Electric Power Company

SWEPCO Arkansas has a variety of financial incentives for equipment, products, and services to help you save energy and money. A complete list of energy efficiency upgrades and incentives is available in the Residential Incentive Rate Table.

Follow these steps to improved comfort and energy savings.

Step 1: Reserve Your Incentive

  • Arkansas residential customers should reserve their incentive to ensure funding is available.
  • Incentive Reservation Forms are available here and may be faxed, e-mailed, or mailed to SWEPCO.
  • Homeowners may select any participating contractor. For a list of participating contractors click here.
  • Contractors can reserve incentives on behalf of their customers.

Step 2: Install Qualified Equipment, Product, or Perform Services

  • Your selected contractor will install your new energy-efficient equipment product or perform the qualified service.

Step 3: Submit Paperwork

  • Your selected contractor will submit the required paperwork to SWEPCO for review and verification that the upgrade or service meets SWEPCO’s requirements.

Step 4: Receive Incentive Check

  • Homeowners and contractors will receive their incentive checks via mail within 6-8 weeks of project paperwork submission.

SWEPCO verifies quality installation of upgrades and services through random, in-home inspections.

CenterPoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy is offering free, low-flow showerheads and faucet aerators to residential natural gas customers in Arkansas. These FREE, easy installing low-flow showerheads and faucet aerators are designed to reduce your hot water use, with no sacrifice in water pressure.

Lower your energy costs, reduce hot water use and ease demand on sewer and water systems. Low-flow showerheads are available in chrome or ivory finish; faucet aerators are available for kitchen or bath. Faucet aerators are available for kitchen or bath. To request your FREE, low-flow showerheads and aerators, click here.

Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Energy Efficiency

HEATING EQUIPMENT REBATE PROGRAM:
This program is designed to encourage the installation of high efficiency natural gas heating equipment. AOG will provide a financial incentive in the form of a rebate to Arkansas customers who purchase and install qualifying equipment.

Equipment Efficiency Level Customer Rebate* Dealer/Installer Rebate
Gas Furnace 90%-94.9% Efficient $450 $50
Gas Furnace 95% Efficient or higher $650 $100

To learn more, click here.

WATER HEATING EQUIPMENT REBATE PROGRAM:
This program is designed to encourage the installation of high efficiency natural gas water heating equipment. AOG will provide a financial incentive in the form of a rebate to Arkansas customers who purchase and install qualifying equipment.

Equipment Efficiency Level Customer Rebate* Dealer/Installer Rebate
Natural Gas Water Heater .62 EF or higher $75
Natural Gas Water Heater .67 EF or higher $125
Natural Gas Water Heater .82 EF or 90% TE or higher $550 $100

To learn more, click here.

AOG WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM:
A comprehensive residential weatherization program targeting severely energy inefficient homes to improve comfort and reduce energy costs by upgrading the thermal envelope and appliances. This program is delivered in association with the Ft. Smith region electric distribution company, Oklahoma Gas and Electric (OG&E).

Eligible AOG customers include homeowners or leaseholders of a single family home, duplex, or mobile home constructed prior to 1997.

The home must meet three (3) of the following criteria:

  • Attic insulation equal to or less than R-11
  • Wall insulation equal to or less than R-4
  • Floor insulation equal to R-0
  • Single pane windows with no storm windows attached
  • Heating system equal to or less than 78% efficient (AFUE • Cooling system with SEER of 10 or less
  • Air infiltration problems identified through either:
    • visual inspection of ductwork, walls, floors, ceilings, doors, and windows; or
    • pre-blower door test resulting in:
      • greater than 2,200 CFM at 50 pascal (Pa) (for households of five persons or fewer); or
      • greater than 2,700 CFM at 50 Pa (for households of more than five persons)

Entergy Arkansas, Inc.

Entergy Arkansas offers energy efficiency solutions for all of their customers. We offer 14 different programs that cover everything from the single family home to the largest industrial facility including programs especially designed for farmers.  Some of these Entergy Arkansas programs offer “free” energy efficiency upgrades and low cost do-it-yourself solutions which are easy to install and will start saving you serious money on your energy bill right away.

To read more about our programs and to learn how to get started today, please click here. We look forward to hearing from you.