Columbia River PUD - Commercial Lighting Retrofit Program (Oregon)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Oregon

Name Columbia River PUD - Commercial Lighting Retrofit Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Institutional
Eligible Technologies Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Incentives vary based on technology. From:

15 - 30 for high performance T8 fluorescent lamps and electronic ballasts
8 - 15 for T8 or T5 fluorescent lamps and standard electronic ballasts
30 - 50 for hard wired compact fluorescent
50 - 80 for ceramic metal halide (new fixtures)
3 - 12 for screw-in compact fluorescents (lamps only)
30 for LED or cold cathode exit signs
60 - 120 for induction lamp luminaires
80 - 140 for high output fluorescent luminaires (new fixtures)
100 - 150 for pulse start metal halide luminaires (new fixtures)
20 - 40 for retrofit high output fixtures with T8 lamps and ballasts
25 - 50 for retrofit very high output fixtures with T5 lamps and ballasts
35 - 45 for occupancy sensors and/or timers

Installation Requirements Projects must reduce the connected wattage of affected fixtures by at least 30% (occupancy sensors and programmable setback thermostats are exempt from this requirement). All projects shall utilize products that are ENERGY STAR® rated, if available.

Maximum Incentive Cash incentives shall not exceed 70% of the actual cost of the energy-saving measures.

Program Administrator Columbia River PUD
Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-13
Last DSIRE Review 2009-05-26

References DSIRE[1]


Commercial and institutional facilities served by Columbia River PUD are eligible for rebates through the Business Lighting Retrofit Program. Leaseholders of commercial and institutional facilities who upgrade light fixtures, lighting controls, and HVAC controls to energy efficient technologies can apply. Click here for more information, including a program information sheet that outlines rebates in detail.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Energy Experts
Department Columbia River PUD

Address PO Box 1193

Place St. Helens, Oregon
Zip/Postal Code 97051
Phone (503) 366-5470
Phone 2 (503) 397-1844


  • 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)"