MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — Alabama Power customers have another opportunity to earn some money back when converting from gas to electric water heaters. Customers can earn a $650 rebate, according to the Alabama Power website.

“Looking for the most efficient water heater on the market? Hybrid water heaters, also called heat pump water heaters, can help cut your hot water costs in half – up to $150 per year on average,” reads the website.

According to the website, “Hybrid water heaters, also called heat pump water heaters, use advanced heating technology to absorb heat in the surrounding air and transfer it into the water. Less energy is used to absorb heat compared to standard water heaters that generate heat.”

The following is list of special features and benefits of hybrid water heaters:

Special Features

  • Most efficient water heater on the market
  • Lowest operating cost
  • Energy Star qualified
  • 10-year warranty


  • Cooling and dehumidification as by-product of heating water
  • Annual operating cost is approximately $150
  • Available in a variety of sizes (50 – 80 gallon units)

You can view the different water heaters on the Alabama Power website. Use this ‘apply now’ link to apply for a $650 rebate.

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