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City of Crete adds high efficiency residential heat pump program

Incentives offered to utility customers in partnership with City's power supplier

The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska, in partnership with the City of Crete, provides a suite of energy efficiency programs that offer cash incentives paid directly to customers to help cover the cost of energy efficient upgrades.

The City of Crete Departments of Public Works, in partnership with its wholesale electric power supplier, the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska, is adding a high efficiency heat pump program to its suite of energy efficiency programs for local residential utility customers.

The program provides cash incentives to upgrade or convert to a high efficiency heat pump. Cash incentives vary depending on the type of heat pump installed. Program details and an application can be downloaded here.

Along with the high efficiency heat pump program, the City of Crete also continues to provide other energy efficiency programs in partnership with the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska. The programs are available through March 31, 2022 or while program funds last. Here is a rundown of the other programs:

  • Smart Thermostat Program: Provides a cash incentive of up to $100 paid directly to residential customers to help cover the cost of installing a qualifying smart thermostat. 
  • Attic Insulation Program: Provides cash incentives of $0.15 / per square foot with a maximum incentive of $300 per existing residential dwelling for attic insulation. 
  • Cooling System Tune-Up Program: Provides a $30 cash incentive to residential homeowners who have their cooling system tuned up by a HVAC contractor, regardless of what type or age of cooling system (air conditioner/air or water source heat pump).
  • Commercial LED Lighting Program: Provides cash incentives paid directly to commercial customers to help cover the cost of lighting upgrades and replacements.

For more information on these programs, contact the Utility Office at City Hall, 402.826.4312, or go online to the link above to download program guidelines and application forms.

 

City Hall - 243 East 13th Street
(Utility Office main entrance on south side)
Crete, NE 68333
Phone: 402.826.4312