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Grocery stores rely on energy intensive equipment to preserve products and keep their businesses running, which can lead to high energy costs. We offer cash incentives to install energy-efficient equipment that can help improve your customers’ shopping experience and stock your store with savings. Want to show a better bottom line? Bring us in.

  1. Check your eligibility.

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

    • Have a project site in Oregon served by Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas or Avista and contribute to the public purpose charge. Check your bill or contact Energy Trust if you have questions.
    • Be improving an existing structure.
  2. Find a trade ally contractor.

    We can help you get started.

  3. Install equipment that meets the requirements listed in the Oregon Incentive Application.

    See the appropriate incentive application below to confirm equipment requirements before purchasing.

  4. Submit documentation.

    For customers of Portland General Electric, NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas and Avista
    Download Oregon Application (ExcelPDF)

    For customers of Pacific Power
    Download Oregon Application (ExcelPDF)

    Download W-9 (PDF)

  5. Get your incentive.

    Note: A post-installation verification may apply.

See incentives available for grocery equipment outlined in the tables below. Incentives amounts may differ by participating utility.

Energy Trust is limiting the maximum amount of standard electric incentives a customer site may receive per year.

  • Portland General Electric sites are limited to a maximum of $12,000 per site, per year.
  • Pacific Power sites are limited to a maximum of $6,000 per site, per year.

For electric customers served by Portland General Electric and/or gas customers served by NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas and Avista:

Equipment Incentive
Anti-Sweat Heater Controls* $40–$50 per linear ft of door
Evaporator Fan Motors* $80–$120 per motor replaced
Refrigerated Doors* $100–$200 per linear ft of door
New Cooler Cases with Doors* $35–$70 per linear ft of door
Strip Curtains* $6 per sq ft
Variable Frequency Drive, Air or Evaporatively Cooled Condenser* $300 per fan motor hp
Floating Head Pressure Controls (FHPC), Compressor Rack, Air or Evaporatively Cooled Condenser $45 per compressor hp
Floating Suction Pressure Controls (FSPC), Compressor Rack, Air or Evaporatively Cooled Condenser* $20 per compressor hp
FHPC and FSPC Concurrently, Compressor Rack, Air or Evaporatively Cooled Condenser* $80 per compressor hp
On-Demand Overwrapper* $275 each

*Customer sites may be subject to a $12,000 total maximum incentive per-year for equipment purchases.

For electric customers served by Pacific Power:

Equipment Incentive
Strip Curtains* $6 per sq ft
Variable Frequency Drive, Air or Evaporatively Cooled Condenser* $300 per fan motor hop
On-Demand Overwrapper* $275 each

*Customer sites may be subject to a $6,000 total maximum incentive per-year for equipment purchases.

Ready to apply for standard incentives? Download general project forms. If you need guidance, just ask your trade ally contractor for assistance.

Custom Incentives

Energy Trust offers custom incentives for larger, more complex projects. Learn more about custom incentives >

Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change.

Need Help? Contact Us.

1.866.605.1676

existingbuildings@energytrust.org