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Service Shops and Warehouses

Equipment like welders and forklifts play an important role in many businesses. Using new, energy-efficient welders can reduce energy costs and cleanup time, which saves you money on labor. A high-efficiency forklift battery charger can get your equipment working faster and eliminates the need for the operator to manually set the voltage and amperage. Want to raise your savings to new heights? Bring us in.

Project Examples

Existing Buildings: Service Shops and Warehouses

Community College

Project Type: Welder
Project Cost: $6,800
Incentive: $1,200
Annual Savings: 2,700 kWh

Existing Buildings: Service Shops and Warehouses

Footwear Warehouse

Project Type: Forklift Battery Chargers
Project Cost: $7,700
Incentive: $3,000
Annual Savings: 11,400 kWh

  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 Cash Incentives Brochure.

    Confirm equipment requirements here.

  4. Submit documentation.

  5. Get your incentive.

    Note: A post-installation verification may apply.

Equipment Incentive
Inverter-Driven Welder $1,200 each
Forklift Battery Charger $1,000 each

Projects that feature non-custom equipment with simple installation may be eligible for standard incentives. Eligible participants can receive up to $500,000 per site, per year for qualifying projects. It’s easy to qualify for standard incentives; get more details in the Oregon Cash Incentives Brochure.

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