The Irrigation Pump Efficiency Program is designed to provide customers who want to reduce their energy usage and costs associated with irrigating with a means of assessing irrigation system performance and improving areas of inefficiency.
Cornhusker Public Power District will pay a maximum of $350 on each well to pre-test the irrigation system for efficiency. This rebate is available as long as funding is available. System must be 20 years or older to qualify.
After the testing is completed, Cornhusker Public Power District will make payment directly to the testing irrigation contractor for the actual cost or $350, whichever is less.
Project Implementation Process
- Customer must call Cornhusker Public Power District Supervisor of Metering Terry Ludden or Lead Meter Technician Dean Fuchser.
- Customer must complete application. This will allow the customer to easily document data for the program. A copy of this form signed by the contractor, will be submitted to Cornhusker Public Power District for processing.
- Customer will arrange to have a test completed by a contractor.
Contractor should provide this information:
- Cornhusker Public Power District employees will have the opportunity to discuss the proposed irrigation pump efficiency improvement with their customer prior to installation. Evaluation can be facilitated through the use of the utility’s irrigation calculator.
- Cornhusker Public Power District will pay a contractor up to $350 to conduct a pre-implementation test and a post-implementation test as long as funds are available.
- Cornhusker Public Power District reserves the right to cancel the program with 30 days notice.