Stowe Electric is offering its customers a range of rebate incentives in 2020 towards the purchase and installation of technologies to help reduce fossil fuel consumption. See below for details.


COLD CLIMATE HEAT PUMPS

Vermonters' heating needs make up a large portion of the state’s carbon emissions. Cold-climate heat pumps can be used to cut the reliance on heating oil or propane as they will work down to sub-zero temperatures to help heat your home.

Just complete and submit this form with your proof of purchase to receive up to a $675 rebate from Stowe Electric towards the cost of a cold climate heat pump.

Unsure if a cold-climate heat pump is right for you? See Efficiency Vermont’s answers to some common questions. Or call Efficiency Vermont at (888) 921-5990, or call Stowe Electric at (802) 253-7215.

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about heat pumps from Efficiency Vermont.

Search Efficiency Vermont’s list of certified installers.

Search and compare qualifying products at Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships.

Learn the top eight ways to NOT use a heat pump (PDF)


ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Vermonters travel a lot by vehicle. Transportation makes up roughly 44% of Vermont’s green house gas emissions. Electric vehicles offer a real opportunity for Vermonters to cut their fossil fuel usage and cost less to operate and maintain than a traditional vehicle.

Thankfully Vermonters can receive a lot of help to switch to an EV to cut carbon and the cost of their commute. Stowe Electric, the State of Vermont, and Nissan all offer incentives to help Stowe Electric customers get in an EV.

STOWE ELECTRIC INCENTIVE

Just complete and submit this form with your proof of purchase to receive your rebate from Stowe Electric.

Stowe Electric is offering the following incentives toward electric vehicles.

EV-Rebate-Table

VERMONT STATE INCENTIVE

The State is offering incentives of up to $5,000 to Vermonters for the purchase or lease of an EV. Please visit Drive Electric Vermont's website for more information.

NISSAN LEAF INCENTIVE

Stowe Electric customers are also eligible for $5,000 off of a Nissan LEAF. Just print this flyer and bring it to the Nissan dealer with a copy of your electric bill. Offer expires March 31, 2020.

 

EV Info and Resources

Drive Electric Vermont is a great resource to help you decide if an electric vehicle is right for you and have tools and information to help you answer important questions including:

  • Comparisons of different models
  • Estimate how much owning an operating an AEV or PHV would cost compared to a gas vehicle
  • The other benefits of electric vehicle ownership
  • Find public charging stations across the state

WOOD PELLET STOVES

New high-efficiency wood pellet heating stoves can be a good option to reduce heating oil or propane use. Stowe Electric is offering a $150 rebate to its customers that purchased a qualifying unit on or after January 1, 2020.

Just complete and submit this form with your proof of purchase to apply for a rebate.

Click here for a list of qualifying pellet stove models.

Learn why the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation supports wood heating.

The US Department of Energy explains some of the benefits of choosing wood pellet heating.


HEAT PUMP WATER HEATERS

Stowe Electric has partnered with Efficiency Vermont to offer Stowe Electric customers a rebate for the purchase and installation of a Heat Pump Water Heater. Heat Pump Water Heaters can be two to three times as energy efficient as a standard electric resistance water heater.

Whether you are replacing a fossil-fueled water heater or an electric resistance water heater, follow the link below.

Heat Pump Water Heater Rebate


PUBLIC ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS

Stowe Electric is offering a rebate for Level 2 and Level 3 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations installed at a workplace or for public use. Electric Vehicle Charging Stations are eligible for a $500 rebate per plug ($500 for a Station with one plug, $1,000 for a station with 2 plugs).

Just complete and submit this form with your proof of purchase to apply for a rebate.

Click here to learn more about Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment from Drive Electric Vermont.

 


Act 56, passed by the Vermont Legislature in 2015, set targets for electric utilities to assist their customers to transition from fossil fuels. For small municipal electric utilities like Stowe Electric, the requirement starts in 2019 at 2 percent of electricity sales and increases every year to 10.66 percent by 2032.

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Click here to read Stowe Electric’s 2020 Plan.

The mission of Stowe Electric Department, a progressive municipal electric utility, is to provide its customers with dedicated, professional service in the most cost effective manner.

 

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