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Energy Trust of Oregon offers licensed cannabis growers and hemp growers free technical services and cash incentives for the installation of energy-efficient equipment at new and existing grow operations. Incentives are available for indoor, outdoor and greenhouse grow operations.

Indoor Grow

Incentives for Dehumidifiers:

Customers may receive cash incentives up to $250,000 per site, per year. See the cash incentive available for the installation of energy-efficient dehumidifiers at new and existing indoor grow facilities outlined in the table below.

Dehumidifiers $12 per pint per day (replacing existing, working equipment)

$5 per pint per day (when adding capacity at an existing grow facility or installing in a new grow facility)
For additional requirements and to apply, see Form 420CD (Online using DocuSign
| Excel)

*While customers may submit multiple applications, incentives are subject to the limits outlined above.


Indoor grow facilities are not eligible for commercial or industrial building insulation incentives.

Additional Incentives

If you’re planning a larger upgrade at your indoor grow facility, Energy Trust can help with technical assistance and work with you to create a customized incentive offer for your scoped project. Technical studies may identify energy-efficiency opportunities for HVAC, insulation and other improvements. Energy Trust can pay up to 100% of the cost of a study. For more information about larger projects, visit our  custom energy-efficiency projects page.

Incentives for Greenhouses and Outdoor Grow Operations

Your cannabis or hemp operation may be eligible for other incentives when updating your lighting, greenhouse, irrigation systems and heating and cooling systems. See the following pages for details on cash incentives available:

Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change.


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Success Stories

Cloud Cover Cannabis, Portland

Cloud Cover Cannabis, Portland

Estimated Annual Savings: $52,000

Deschutes Growery, Bend

Deschutes Growery, Bend

Estimated Annual Savings: $197,000