Duke Energy (Electric) - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (North Carolina)
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Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Duke Energy - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Local Government, Nonprofit, Schools|
|Eligible Technologies||Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Compressed air, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Equipment Insulation, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Windows, LED Lighting, LED Traffic Signals, Thermal Storage Units, Tankless Water Heaters|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Fluorescent Lighting and Reduced Wattage: $3-$50/fixture|
High Bay Fluorescent Lighting: $30-$120/fixture
|Equipment Requirements||All equipment must meet certain efficiency standards located on the program web site.|
|Installation Requirements||Customers should submit an application within 90 days of installing new high-efficiency equipment.|
|Maximum Incentive|| Commercial Incentives: 50,000 per fiscal year, per facility for all eligible technologies combined|
Custom Incentives: 50% of incremental cost
|Program Administrator||Customer Service|
Duke Energy’s Smart $aver Incentive program offers rebates to non-residential customers to install energy efficient equipment in their facilities. All Duke Energy North Carolina nonresidential electric customers are eligible, except those that have elected to opt out of the Energy Efficiency Rider. Rebates are available for a wide range of equipment including lighting, heating and cooling equipment, chillers and thermal storage units, motors, pumps, VFDs, process equipment, and food service equipment. All equipment must meet certain energy efficiency standards stated on the program website. To receive the rebates, customers should submit a completed application within 90 days after the equipment is installed and operational. A list of frequently asked questions and the program application forms can be found on the program website.
Custom applications for up to 50% of cost on any electricity saving device can be sent to CustomIncentives@duke-energy.com. Three levels of energy assessments are available for commercial customers: online, over the phone, and on-site visits by an energy professional providing a report with paybacks. The on-site visits require a fee which can be recouped within the Smart $aver Incentives program; to begin, customers can contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Demand response programs are also available, providing rewards and load curtailment via a dedicated web portal for each commercial customer.
|Contact Name||Non-Residential Rebate Program|
|Address||431 Charmany Dr.|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.