Natural Gas Rebate Programs
Natural gas offers residents and developers several benefits, including lower expected energy costs, increased home values, more cooking control and the comfort and pleasure of gas fireplaces/stoves. The City of Ellensburg, in an effort to mitigate higher wholesale electricity rates, provides many incentives for adding gas service lines and switching to gas appliances, in both new and existing homes.
Collectively, if the residents of Ellensburg fuel switch to natural gas from electricity, everyone’s electricity rates could be lower, due to avoiding high cost Tier 2 electricity rates from Bonneville Power. Experts predict that gas will be 30% less expensive than electricity for the foreseeable future.
Incentives are offered to the following groups: