Safety for you... and our linemen.
Dawson PPD offers a rebate to customers who have a transfer switch (also called a double-throw switch) installed so they can safely connect their generator for use during a power outage.
A transfer switch is important because it does not allow power from the generator to flow back through the meter and transformer and out on the power line. If a customer’s generator sent power back on the line, it could kill linemen who are making repairs to the line.
To qualify for the rebate, the transfer switch must be installed by an electrician according to the National Electric Code. It must have a center "off" position. Once installed, Dawson PPD personnel will inspect and test the switch to ensure it is working properly.
The rebate for transfer switches is $200 for a 100-amp switch or $300 for a 200-amp switch. The rebate applies to switches installed on April 1, 2011 or later.
For more information about the rebate program, contact Dawson PPD at 308-324-2386 or 800-752-8305.
Transfer switches allow customers to safely connect a generator during an emergency.