Idaho, Oregon and Washington

Public Utility Customers -- Energy Smart Industrial Program - This program is offered through Bonneville Power Administration’s public utility customers to help the region’s industries achieve measurable and cost-effective energy savings. They will help identify solutions, incentives, maximize energy savings and deliver the highest return on investment.  They will also provide specialized expertise for large, complex projects.  Find out if your utility offers this program and who to contact:  Utility List


U.S. Department of Energy

Industrial Assessment Centers – Small and medium-sized manufacturers (less than 500 employees at a site and more than $100K annual energy bill) receive free energy assessments to identify opportunities to improve productivity and competitiveness, reduce waste, and save energy.

Idaho – Boise State University  Krishna Pakala, [email protected] 208-426-4005. Serves entire state of Idaho. 

Oregon & Washington – Oregon State University  Joe Junker, [email protected] 541-737-5034  

50001 Ready Navigator  - The 50001 Ready Navigator is an online application that provides step-by-step guidance for implementing and maintaining a self-paced energy management system in conformance with the ISO 50001 Energy Management System Standard. You can explore the Ready Navigator tool to see how it might work for your company.


U.S. EPA Energy Star

Industrial Energy Efficiency    

EPA assists manufacturers of all sizes to improve energy efficiency and save money.  Tools, resources and training are provided to build an energy management program, including measuring, tracking, benchmarking and tools specific to food processing sectors.  Manufacturers can gain recognition for their efforts through the Challenge for Industry or Energy Star Certification programs.



Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association - RETA provides the industry standard in industrial refrigeration education, training and certification.  It is the only organization in the country dedicated to the professional development and safety of industrial refrigeration operators.



Idaho Power

Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program (CIP) - Provides training, incentives and services to facilitate implementation of cost-effective energy efficiency improvements. Find out about programs and who to contact in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

Avista - Provides rebates, incentives, customized assistance, tools and training to help manufacturers improve energy efficiency.



PGE, Pacific Power, NW Natural, Cascade Natural, Avista  

Energy Trust of Oregon (ETO) Industry & Agriculture Programs 

ETO provides technical assistance, incentives or rebates for purchase of energy-efficient equipment, capital improvements, O & M improvements, strategic energy management, solar or biopower.  Find out who to contact HERE



Avista - Provides rebates, incentives, customized assistance, tools and training to help manufacturers improve energy efficiency.

Cascade Natural Gas - Provides incentives and rebates for energy efficient equipment and site-specific energy-efficient measures.  For information contact:  Monica Cowlishaw at [email protected] or 866-450-0005.

Pacific Power

Wattsmart Program provides technical assistance and cash incentives to save money and improve energy efficiency. For information call 1-855-805-7231 or email [email protected]

Puget Sound Energy  

Industrial System Optimization Program provides grants and incentives to help identify and implement energy efficiency improvements. Industrial Strategic Energy Management Program provides incentives, training and assistance to develop and implement strategic energy management