Air Conditioner Cycling Program
Earn credits of $10/month on
your summer energy bills by enrolling in NIPSCO's AC Cycling
Program. This voluntary program saves energy, which in turn saves you
money and helps manage the demand for electricity during peak usage
Enroll online or by calling 888-446-8403
How the program works
enrollment, a smart switch will be installed near your air conditioner
on the outside of your home. Installation may take up to 30-45 days,
depending on the time of year and number of customers who have signed up
for the program. The switch will allow us to cycle the AC on and off,
so it uses less power when electric demand is highest (from June -
Your AC will be safely cycled for brief intervals
during times of peak demand (no more than 6 hours) typically between 12
and 7 p.m. Cycling will not occur on weekends. Your fan stays on to
circulate already cooled air to keep your home comfortable.
Do I qualify?
To enroll you must:
- Be a NIPSCO Electric Customer.
- Have a functional air conditioning unit sized at 5 tons or less.
a single family home. (If you do not own your home, but live in a
separately metered single-family residence with central AC, you can
participate with your landlord’s consent.)
When will I receive the incentive?
the switch is installed, you will receive a credit on your monthly bill
every month from June through September. If you sign up for the program
after June, your credit will be prorated based on the remaining days
and months in your billing cycle during the June-September program time