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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.

  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.

  5. Get your incentive.

    Note: A post-installation verification may apply.

See incentives available for grocery equipment outlined in the table below. Review the incentive application equipment specifications and requirements before starting your project.

Equipment Incentive
Anti-Sweat Heater Controls $60-$80 per linear ft of door
Evaporator Fan Motors $150–$180 per motor replaced
Retrofit Doors on Freezers or Refrigerated Cases $160-$400 per linear ft of door
ENERGY STAR Vertical Reach-in Refrigerator $20 each
ENERGY STAR Vertical Reach-in Freezer $40-$325 each
New Cooler Cases with Doors $150 per linear ft of door
Strip Curtains $12 per sq ft
Variable Frequency Drive Retrofit, Compressor Rack $850 per fan motor hp
Floating Head Pressure Controls (FHPC), Retrofit Compressor Rack $60 per compressor hp
Floating Suction Pressure Controls (FSPC), Retrofit, Compressor Rack $60 per compressor hp
FHPC and FSPC Concurrently, Compressor Rack, Air or Evaporatively Cooled Condenser $130 per compressor hp
On-Demand Overwrapper $350 each
Commercial Smart Thermostats at Grocery Properties $500 each

Ready to apply for standard incentives? Download application 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.

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