If you are a Pennsylvania farmer or agricultural business owner, you may be eligible for the DEP Agriculture Energy Efficiency Rebate program. This program is designed to help farmers and businesses reduce energy consumption and save money on their utility bills. Rebates of up to $5,000 per applicant are offered on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funding is available through June 30, 2023.
What are the Agriculture Energy Efficiency Rebates available for?
- LED lighting (interior or exterior fixtures, bulbs, and controls)
- Dairy equipment for milk pumping and refrigeration or cooling equipment (efficient pumps, motors, scroll compressors, well water pre-chillers or heat exchangers, refrigeration heat recovery (RHR), and controls such as Variable frequency drives)
- Ventilation equipment (efficient fans, motors, and controls such as Variable frequency drives)
To participate in the program, you must meet specific eligibility criteria and follow the program guidelines. For complete program guidelines, eligibility requirements, and application instructions, visit the PA Department of Environmental Protection | Agriculture & Farming. By taking advantage of this program, you can reduce your energy consumption, save money on utility bills, and contribute to a more sustainable future for Pennsylvania's agricultural sector.