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Plumas-Sierra offers programs which can put money in your pocket! Our rebate programs are designed to provide incentives to members to invest in energy efficiency or renewable energy upgrades to their homes or businesses.

Browse the rebates below to find the program best suited to your needs.

Weatherization Rebates
HVAC Rebates
Irrigation Efficiency Rebates
Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebates
Marathon Water Heater Instant Rebate
Renewable Energy Rebates

When shopping for appliances, purchase ENERGY STAR labeled models. Make sure to obtain proof of ENERGY STAR compliance, often denoted on the yellow Energy Guide label on large appliances.

For a product to carry the ENERGY STAR symbol, it must meet or exceed federal energy efficiency and quality guidelines. Visit for more information.

Energy Efficiency Rebates
ENERGY STAR Refrigerator $125
ENERGY STAR Freezer $75
ENERGY STAR Washing Machine $35
ENERGY STAR Dishwasher $35
ENERGY STAR Light Emitting Diode (LED) Bulbs $5
Retirement of Secondary Refrigerator or Freezer $50

Weatherization Rebates
By retrofitting a home to above-code R-Values, and upgrading windows to double-pane high-performance windows, members will not only realize the added comfort, but also gain increased home values and curb-side appeal.

PSREC encourages members to invest in weatherization measures prior to, or in addition to, investing in a new heating source for energy conservation.

Weatherization Measure

Minimum Standards

Rebate Amount


U-Factor 0.30 or lower and SHGC 0.40 or lower

$3.00/Sq. Ft.

Ceiling/Attic Insulation*

R-0 to Minimum R-49

$0.35/Sq. Ft.

Ceiling/Attic Insulation*

Some Insulation to Minimum R-49

$0.25/Sq. Ft.

Wall Insulation*

R-0 to Minimum R-13

$0.25/Sq. Ft.

Floor Insulation*

R-0 to Minimum R-19

$0.25/Sq. Ft.

*Maximum rebate per measure $500, not to exceed 50% of installed cost.

HVAC Rebates
PSREC provides members with rebate options to encourage installation of energy-efficient electric heat pumps and ground-source heat pumps in new construction and existing homes and small businesses.

Upgrading to an energy-efficient heating and cooling system will contribute to increased comfort in your home or business while helping to reduce overall energy use.

Type of HVAC System

Minimum Requirements

Rebate Per Ton

Air-Source Heat Pump

14.0 SEER/8.0 HSPF


Air-Source Heat Pump

16.0 SEER/9.5 HSPF


Ground-Source Heat Pump (GSHP)

Energy Star Rated


*Rebate amount shall not exceed 50% of installed cost. Shall not be combined with any other offer.

Irrigation Efficiency Rebates
PSREC’s Irrigation Efficiency Program encourages installation of energy-efficient equipment in irrigation systems. The program provides an opportunity for PSREC members to receive financial incentives to perform pumping efficiency tests and invest in energy efficiency upgrades while lowering their electric bills.

Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebates
PSREC encourages local businesses to retrofit old inefficient lighting to newer, energy saving technologies.  In many cases, payback will be within a few years and business members may even experience greater quality of lighting through the enhanced technology and lighting controls. 

Commercial Lighting Rebate


T12 to T8 Lighting Retrofit

$0.05/ kWh Saved



PSREC offers custom incentives to its commercial members for energy efficiency building retrofits.  Please contact Shelly for more information, (530) 832-4261 ext. 6037.

Marathon Water Heater Instant Rebate
PSREC offers members a $150 instant rebate on any size Marathon water heater purchased at PSREC's headquarters and installed at your home or business within Plumas-Sierra’s service territory. Purchase prices reflect rebate amount. This rebate may not be combined with any other offer. Water heater is subject to installation inspection.   For information on the Marathon Water Heater, click here.

Renewable Energy Rebates

Plumas-Sierra Solar Program
The Plumas-Sierra Solar Program is designed to encourage PSREC members to install high-quality solar PV systems on their homes and businesses and start producing clean, renewable energy. Residential members may be eligible for rebates of up to $6,000. Small commercial and irrigation members may be eligible for rebates of up to $12,000.

GeoExchange Geothermal Retrofit Program
Upgrade your central heating and cooling system to an ENERGY STAR rated GeoExchange Heating and Cooling System and receive a FREE 85-gallon, super energy efficient lifetime warranted Marathon water heater, valued at over $800! If you choose not to take advantage of the FREE water heater, we will either credit your electric bill $500 or mail you a $500 rebate check. The credit or check will be issued upon the closing of your geo loop lease. Also receive a 15-year INTEREST FREE (non-transferable) loan on the exterior loops.

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