Connecticut Light & Power - Express Rebate Programs (Connecticut)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Connecticut

Name Connecticut Light and Power - Express Rebate Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, Institutional
Eligible Technologies Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Motors, Vending Machine Controller
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Lights: 5-50/fixture

Motors: 45-700, depending on horsepower
HVAC: 70-200/ton, depending on technology and size
Vending Machine Sensor: 75/sensor

Equipment Requirements For motor rebate: the motor(s) must operate a minimum of 2,000 hours per year

Expiration Date 2008-12-31

Installation Requirements CLandP must pre-approve applications for Cool Choice rebates of 5,000 or more. Lighting rebate customers are responsible for disposal of all discarded ballasts/lamps according to local, state and federal guidelines.

Program Administrator Customer Service
Date added to DSIRE 2006-04-12
Last DSIRE Review 2009-04-08

References DSIRE[1]


The Connecticut Light and Power Company (CL&P) offers a number of prescriptive rebates for non-residential customers. The Lighting Rebate Program offers rebates to commercial and industrial customers for installing more energy efficient lighting fixtures into already existing facilities. New construction projects are not eligible. There must be at least a 10% system wattage reduction between the old and new system wattage for product to qualify. A wide 5 to $50 per unit. The application for this program can be downloaded from the website provided above.

Additionally, commercial, industrial, agricultural and institutional CL&P customers of any size requiring new or replacement three-phase, premium-efficient general purpose motors between 1 and 200 horsepower are eligible for the MotorUp Rebate Program. Rebates are based on motor horsepower and range from $45 to $700. Rebates are applied for after the equipment has been installed, and applications are available at the website listed above.

Commercial, industrial, agricultural, and institutional CL&P customers are eligible for the Cool Choice Program if they install new or replacement rooftop, split systems, terminal A/C units, and heat pumps with up to 30 tons of cooling capacity that meet or exceed current program efficiency standards. CL&P must pre-approve applications for rebates of $5,000 or more. Rebates vary according to technology and size, and range from $70 to $200 per ton. Applications are available at website listed above.

Finally, CL&P sponsors a $75 rebate for each vending machine occupancy sensor than a commercial business installs in their facility. Applications for this rebate can also be found off the program website above.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Connecticut Light and Power
Department Customer Service

Address P.O. Box 270

Place Hartford, Connecticut
Zip/Postal Code 06141
Phone (877) 947-3873
Phone 2 (800) 286-2000


  • 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)"