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Rebates

Together with our power provider, Wabash Valley Power Association, Tipmont brings you POWER MOVES, a website that gives you the tools you need to save energy and money.  POWER MOVES offers tips that make your home or business more energy efficient, as well as programs and incentives that make it easier and less expensive to replace inefficient old appliances, switch to more efficient lighting, and find other ways to save on your electric bills.

Tipmont also offers additional rebates for water heaters, heat pumps, and geothermal systems.


Business

POWER MOVES can help make you more competitive, protect jobs in your community, and help you grow your business. If you’re looking for an edge, this is one great place to start.  Specific incentives for businesses include, custom, HVAC, lighting, and new construction.

 


Farm

POWER MOVES can help make you more competitive, protect your bottom line, and help you grow your business.  Agricultural program includes rebates for linear fluorescent lighting, incandescent lighting upgrades, lighting controls, LED lighting, and miscellaneous.

 


School

The rebates and incentives from POWER MOVES are good for your school and your kids.  We offer our highest incentives to schools; those incentives apply to linear fluorescent lighting, incandescent lighting upgrades, lighting controls, LED lighting, and HVAC.

 


Home

Plug into these POWER MOVES programs for your home. We can show you how to save energy and money every month—and offer you rebates and incentives that save you up front, too. Programs include appliance recycling, home energy assessment, HVAC, lighting, new construction programs (Touchstone Energy Home), PowerShift, and water heaters.

 


Tipmont Rebates

Tipmont REMC offers rebates to members for electric water heaters, air source heat pumps, and ground source (geothermal) heat pumps. 

Tipmont Water Heater Rebates

$50 rebate ...up to 80 gallon electric water heater *
$100 rebate ...80 gallon or larger electric water heater

(* minimum eligible size for rebate is 40 gallon for a multi-unit dwelling and 50 gallon for a single family home or business)

To qualify for account credit rebate, you must be a member of Tipmont REMC and meet the following requirements:

  • Purchase and install an energy efficient electric water heater
  • Energy efficiency rating must be at least 92%
  • Provide valid proof of purchase and proof of energy efficiency rating within 30 days of purchase
  • Allow Tipmont REMC to install a load management switch on the water heater
  • Or allow Tipmont REMC to inspect the existing load management switch

Tipmont REMC will:

  • Verify purchase, installation and energy efficiency rating of the electric water heater
  • Install or inspect a load management switch
  • Provide, as needed,one water heater repair kit per year for each location with a load management switch installed
  • After all requirements are met, Tipmont REMC will provide the rebate as a one-time credit on the member's electric account

Tipmont REMC does not provide maintenance on electric water heaters. Member is responsible for purchase, installation, maintenance and repair of electric water heater.

Tipmont Heat Pump and Geothermal Rebates

$150 rebate ...14-15.5 SEER air source
$300 rebate ...16-16.5 SEER air source
$450 rebate ...17 SEER or higher air source
$500 rebate ...any size ground source (geothermal)

To qualify for account credit rebate, you must be a member of Tipmont REMC and meet the following requirements:

  • Purchase and install an energy efficient electric air source heat pump or ground source (geothermal) heat pump 
  • Provide valid proof of purchase and proof of energy efficiency rating (for air source) within 30 days of installation
  • Allow Tipmont REMC to complete an inspection of the equipment and installation
  • Tipmont recommends completion of the Energy Star Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Bid Comparison Checklist (available from Tipmont REMC or at www.energystar.gov/ia/products/heat_cool/HVAC_QI_bidsheet.pdf)

Tipmont REMC will:

  • Verify purchase, installation and energy efficiency rating (for air source) of the heat pump
  • Complete an inspection of the equipment and installation
  • After all requirements are met, Tipmont REMC will provide the rebate as a one-time credit on the member's electric account

 

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