Austin Energy - Small Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Texas)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Texas

Name Austin Energy - Small Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Nonprofit
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Custom/Others pending approval, Lighting, Motor VFDs, Motors, Programmable Thermostats, Roofs, Windows, Vending Machine Controls, Energy Recovery Ventilators, LED Lighting, Cool Roof
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount General Equipment: 30% bonus on all rebates offered through the standard Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Lighting Equipment: Up to 90% of installed cost

Program Administrator Austin Energy
Date added to DSIRE 2006-08-23
Last DSIRE Review 2013-02-20

References DSIRE[1]


Austin Energy offers a special incentive for its small-to-midsize and not-for-profit business customers to increase the energy efficiency of facilities through the Small Business Rebate Program. Through this program, qualified customers can receive a 30% bonus on all the rebates offered through Austin Energy's standard Commercial Rebate Program. Rebates are available for qualified HVAC equipment, ceiling/roof insulation and cool roofing, chillers, custom technologies, energy recovery ventilators, lighting equipment, motors, variable frequency drives and window treatments.

A separate rebate is also available for lighting equipment. Small business customers are welcome to take advantage of the standard lighting incentive mentioned above, with the added 30% bonus, but could save even more time and money through the Small Business Lighting Program. Improvement costs of up to 90% percent may be covered by the program. For more information, visit the program website or contact the utility directly.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Commercial Rebate Program
Department Austin Energy

Address 811 Barton Springs Road

Place Austin, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 78704
Phone (512) 482-5346

Fax (512) 482-5455

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"