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Natural Gas Equipment

$6.50 - $8/kBTU cash incentive

We offer cash incentives for energy-efficient natural gas equipment.

  1. Establish your eligibility.

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    Energy Trust provides cash incentives to Oregon businesses for natural gas equipment upgrades. To qualify, you must:

    • Be served by 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. Select equipment that qualifies for Energy Trust incentives.

    Your trade ally or vendor  can help you get started. Be sure to check all of the “Qualifying Criteria” on the incentive application  to ensure that your equipment qualifies for Energy Trust incentives.

  3. Purchase and install equipment.

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

    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.

    Download Incentive Application (Excel) Download Incentive Application (PDF)

    Send by Mail

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

    Send by Fax
    503.282.0177

  5. Receive your incentive.

See cash incentives available for natural gas heating equipment outlined in the table below.

Incentive limits vary by utility. See Form 420G for additional requirements.

  • Gas heated sites served by NW Natural or Avista are limited to $5,000 and one efficient industrial facility natural gas heating application per site in 2021.
  • Gas heated sites served by Cascade Natural Gas are not subject to the $5,000 incentive limit or the one application limit. See Form 420G for additional requirements.

 

 

Equipment Incentive
Radiant heater, non-modulating $6.50 per kBtu/h in
Radiant heater, modulating $8.00 per kBtu/h in
Boiler* $8.00 per kBtu/h in

*Incentives calculated on primary boiler capacity only; No back-up boilers. Boiler system must have design return temperature appropriate to condensing functionality. Gas heated sites served by NW Natural are not eligible for this incentive.

If you’re planning a larger natural gas equipment upgrade, Energy Trust can help with technical assistance and custom cash incentives for system upgrades. For more information about custom incentives, visit our incentive page for custom energy-efficiency projects.

Questions?

Give us a call at 503.928.3154 or email streamlinedindustrial@energytrust.org.

Success Stories

Ninkasi Brewing, Eugene

Ninkasi Brewing, Eugene

Estimated Annual Savings: $72,200

Cash Incentives: $35,900