Eligible Installation Tri-State Specifications Tri-State Rebate SECPA Rebate/Specs
Electric Heat Pump (central air source)
  • Minimum 15 SEER
  • Minimum 1 ton
  • Energy Star rating not required
  • $300/ton for units rated from 15-17 SEER
  • $450/ton for units greater than 17 SEER
  • $100/unit additional incentive for central air source with integrated controlled ETS backup in lieu of a separate ETS incentive
  • $85/unit for terminal units (through-the-wall mounted heat pumps)
  • $25/ton with electric resistance backup
  • $25/ton central air source with non-electric backup
Electric Heat Pump: Central Ground (Water or Closed Loop) Source
  • Minimum 3/4 ton (9000Btuh) to receive an incentive
  • Energy Star rating not required
  • $500/ton
  • $50/ton for central units
  • $50/unit additional incentive for Energy Star Rating (minimum 3 tons)
Energy Star Air Conditioners
  • $100/unit split systems Energy Star rated air conditioners from 15 to 16 SEER
  • $150/unit split system Energy Star rated air conditioners over 16 SEER
Split System AC units 14.5 SEER and 12 EER
Pre-Authorized Commercial LED lighting
  • LED only
  • Includes exterior wall mounted lighting, exterior pole mounted lighting, refrigerated case lighting, and interior lighting
  • Used for both retrofit and new construction projects
  • One project per member owner account per year
  • Pre-set amount by fixture type as outlined in spreadsheet available through SECPA
  • Pole-mounted lighting cap of $20,000 or 25% of total LED head cost per project/account
  • Refrigerated case lighting cap of $3000 or 50% of total LED fixture cost per project/account
  • All other retrofit or new construction fixture types have a combined cap of $20,000 or 50% of LED fixture cost, per project/account
Energy Star LED lamps
  • 500 lumens or greater
  • Medium, GU24 or other residential/light commercial oriented base
  • Qualified LED fixtures
  • Lower of
  • $8/lamp or fixture
  • 50% of the lamp/fixture cost
  • Per account cap of 50 lamps per year
Electric Water Heaters and heat pump water heaters
  • Energy Star residential unit or any commercial installation
  • Electric resistance water heater – 30 to 55 gallon only, $30/unit, $20/unit additional incentive for lifetime tank warranty
  • Air source heat pump water heater - $350/unit, 30 gallon minimum
  • Ground source heat pump powered or waste heat – Any size qualifies, $100/unit for primary heating by direct exchange ground source or heat pump waste heat (a.k.a. desuperheater), $25/unit additional incentive for lifetime tank warranty
Basic Unit


  • $200/unit for switching from fossil fuel to electric
  • $1 per unit gallon for electric to electric replacement
  • $50/unit additional incentive for 6 year tank warranty

Heat Pump (geothermal)

  • $20/unit

Heat Pump (air source)

Refrigerators, freezers, clothes washers and dryers, dishwashers – Energy Star Rated
  • Must be Energy Star rated
  • $30/unit refrigerators or freezers
  • $60/unit additional for refrigerators/freezer recycling (copy of proof)
  • $40/unit for front load clothes washers
  • $30/unit for top load clothes washers
  • $30/unit for clothes dryers
  • $90/unit for hybrid clothes dryer (vent-less)
  • $20/unit for dishwashers
  • $50/unit for refrigerators or freezers
  • $50/unit for clothes washers
  • $40/unit for dishwashers
Premium Efficiency Irrigation Motors
  • Motor sizes 10 to 500 HP
  • Limited to irrigation motors
  • Operating at minimum of 15% load factor or 3 months per year
  • Table available listing minimum motor efficiencies
  • $8/HP
  • $1.50/HP wiring assistance if the motor replaces a fossil fuel engine or is a new installation
  • $2/HP
Variable Speed Drive (VFD) retrofit
  • Program includes: irrigation, farm, commercial and industrial uses
  • Only retrofits to existing installations, no new and maintenance replacements
  • Motors from 25 and up
Sliding scale for incentives from $1600 to $6800
Lesser of:


  • 50% of the VSD equipment costs or
  • Per project cap of $20,000
  • Please refer to table of incentives for specific motor horsepower
Low income weatherization
  • Provide incentives to member systems that participate with their state’s Low Income Weatherization program
  • Package may include: insulation, windows, caulking and entrance doors, CFL’s, etc.
  • 50/50 match with member systems
  • Cap of $500 for Tri-State participation per member-owner account
Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) and Thermal Slab
  • 1 kW Minimum qualifying load
  • $16/kW for ETS units controlled by timers or master control system
  • $12 kW for slabs controlled by timers or master control systems
$4/kW for ETS units
Energy Efficiency Credit Applications & Certifications
All appliances must be energy star rated to qualify for a rebate.

* An IRS  Form W-9 must be submitted with rebate request.