Wyoming

Utility Energy Efficiency Programs

Updated July 2017

Overview

Wyoming has seen a population growth rate of 1.03 percent per year on average from 2008 to 2015, while the consumption of electricity has increased an average of 0.20 percent per year over the same period. In 2014, energy expenditures per capita were $9,997, which ranked Wyoming 2nd  among all U.S. states.

The main electric utility in Wyoming is PacificCorp, an investor-owned utility serving five western states and doing business in Wyoming known as Rocky Mountain Power.  Rocky Mountain Power serves about 140,000 customers throughout Wyoming.  Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power serves approximately 41,000 electric customers and 40,000 natural gas customers in the greater Cheyenne, Wyoming area.  Other customers are served by either municipal utilities or rural electric cooperatives. Questar Gas Company is the largest operating natural gas utility, serving 28,000 customers in Wyoming.

ELECTRICITY DEMAND-SIDE MANAGEMENT

NATURAL GAS DEMAND-SIDE MANAGEMENT


ELECTRICITY DEMAND-SIDE MANAGEMENT

Rocky Mountain Power

  • Rocky Mountain power offers engineering support and cash incentives to help commercial, industrial and agricultural customers upgrade the energy efficiency of their processes. A wide range of energy efficiency measures are eligible for incentives. Under the Irrigation Load Control Program, agricultural customers receive utility bill credits if they agree to curtail irrigation pumping during summer afternoons.  Customers in the oil and gas industries receive rebates for pump off controller and submersible pump retrofits.

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Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power (Black Hills Energy)

  • Residential Programs
    • Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power offers rebates for appliance recycling, installation of high-efficiency water heating and high efficiency lighting
  • Commercial/Industrial Programs
    • Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power offers prescriptive rebates for high efficiency lighting, high efficiency motors and variable frequency drives.

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Wyoming Cooperatives

Many Wyoming cooperatives offer energy efficiency rebates to residential and commercial customers through the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Together We Save program.  

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NATURAL GAS DEMAND-SIDE MANAGEMENT

Dominion Energy

  • Dominion Energy has energy efficiency programs for businesses, homes, and builders.  For residential customers, Dominion offers rebates on energy-efficient appliances, home weatherization, and ENERGY STAR new homes. Businesses are eligible for rebates on a wide range of gas-saving measures.

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Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power (Black Hills Energy)

  • Residential Programs
  • The Residential Retrofit program provides incentives to customers who improve the efficiency of their homes through the installation of insulation and other thermal envelope measures.  The Residential New Construction Program provides incentives to home builders to install high-efficiency, natural-gas-fired space and water heating equipment and thermal envelope efficiency measures.
  • Commercial/Industrial Programs
    • Prescriptive rebates are offered for installation of natural gas heating, water heating equipment, cooking equipment and ventilation.

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