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Industrial Battery Chargers

$1,000 cash incentive

Replacing outdated, inefficient battery chargers for forklift and pallet jack batteries with new energy-efficient battery chargers saves energy –both when the charger is in use and when it’s idle. Energy Trust can provide cash incentives to industrial facilities upgrading to new, energy-efficient battery chargers that meet the criteria listed below.

  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. Talk with your trade ally or vendor to help you select equipment that qualifies for Energy Trust incentives.

    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.

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    Energy Trust of Oregon
    123 NE 3rd Ave, Suite 400
    Portland, OR 97232

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Equipment Incentive Requirements
Battery Charger $1,000 per battery charger

Battery charger must:

  • Be installed at a facility in Oregon served by Pacific Power or Portland General Electric
  • Replace an existing SCR or ferroresonant battery charger
  • Have a rating of 24 to 48 V
  • Charge forklift or pallet jack batteries
  • Be high-frequency with a conversion efficiency of at least 89%
  • Replace existing working equipment


*No more than 50 battery chargers can be replaced

Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change.


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