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Greenhouse Upgrades

$0.02 - $10 per unit cash incentive

Oregon’s nurseries are leading the industry in adopting energy-efficiency practices. Energy Trust can help with cash incentives for upgrades to greenhouse shell and heating systems, irrigation and lighting.

  1. Establish your eligibility.

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    Energy Trust provides cash incentives to Oregon businesses for energy-efficiency and renewable energy projects. To qualify, you must:

    • Be served by Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas or Avista and contribute to the public purpose charge. Check your utility bill or contact us if you have questions.
    • Have a project site in Oregon.
  2. Contact an Energy Trust trade ally contractor, who can assist you throughout the process.

    We can help you get started.

  3. Complete the appropriate incentive form for your cash incentive.

    Be sure to check all of the “Qualifying Criteria” to ensure that your equipment qualifies for Energy Trust incentives. You must return a complete and signed incentive form with your invoices for your equipment to Energy Trust within 180 days of purchase and before the end of the calendar year to receive your incentive. Your incentive check should arrive within 4-6 weeks.

Standard Incentives

Apply for these incentives after you purchase the following equipment:

For complete details on efficiency requirements for greenhouse incentives please see: Form 420NG

Heating system rebates Incentive
Infrared (IR) polyethylene greenhouse cover $0.02 per square foot
Greenhouse controllers $0.10 per square foot
Condensing unit heater for greenhouses $5.00 per kBtu input
Radiant heater, non-modulating $6.50 per kBtu input
Radiant heater, modulating $10.00 per kBtu input
Thermal curtain $0.30 per sq ft
Under-bench heating $1.05 per sq ft
Pipe insulation $2.00 per foot
Sprinkler rebates for mobile systems Incentive Requirements
Rotating type sprinklers $4.00 per sprinkler
Rebuilt or new impact sprinklers $3.75 per sprinkler
New nozzle for impact sprinkler $1.50 per nozzle
Drains $1.00 per drain

For wheel lines, hand lines, or pivot systems

Gaskets $2.75 per gasket

For wheel lines, hand lines, or portable main lines

Cut and pipe press repair $10.00 per section

Of leaking hand lines, wheel-lines and portable main-line

Calculated incentives Incentive Requirements
Greenhouse reglazing varies

Final incentive will be based on unit size.

Condensing boiler for greenhouse varies

Final incentive will be based on unit size.

An Energy Trust trade ally contractor can help you apply for incentives on:

Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change.

Form 420NG (Excel | PDF)

Questions?

Call us at 503.928.3154.

Success Stories

Peoria Gardens, Albany

Peoria Gardens, Albany

Estimated Annual Savings: $121,800

Cash Incentives: $219,100

Iwasaki Bros., Inc, Hillsboro

Iwasaki Bros., Inc, Hillsboro

Estimated Annual Savings: $174,900

Cash Incentives: $146,000