Irrigation Motor Program

Gunnison County Electric Association (GCEA) and Tri-State Generation and Transmission offer an irrigation motor rebate for commercial accounts.

  • $8 per horsepower (hp) for motors 10 through 500 hp
  • $1.50 per hp for wiring assistance for electric irrigation motors that replace a fossil-fuel engine or new installation

General Information:

  • Commercial accounts only
  • Incentive applies to the installation of irrigation motors only
  • Motors must be a minimum of 10 horsepower and a maximum of 500 horsepower
  • Motors must operate at a minimum of 15% load factor or for a minimum of 3 months each year
  • The motor must be new and neither re-wound or moved from another location
  • Rebates must be applied for within 120 days of installation to qualify

The minimum efficiency standards for irrigation motors are listed below:

Motor Horsepower 1800 RPM% Nominal Efficiency
10 88.5%
15 91.0%
20 91.0%
25 91.7%
30 92.4%
40 93.0%
50 93.0%
60 93.6%
75 94.1%
100 94.5%
125 95.0%
150 95.0%
200 95.4%
250 95.4%
300 96.2%
400 96.2%
450 96.0%
500 95.0%

Irrigation Motor Rebate Application

  • Applicant Information

  • Rebate Information

  • Copies of receipt or invoice
    Drop files here or
    Max. file size: 30 MB.
    • Signature & Consent

    • Rebates will be mailed via check. Please allow four to six weeks for processing.