Kentucky Utilities Company - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Kentucky)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Kentucky

Name Kentucky Utilities Company - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Heat pumps, Lighting, Motor VFDs, Motors, Chilled Water Reset, Thermal Storage, Energy Audit, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount T5 Fixtures (T12 Replacement): $3 - $12

T5 HO High-Bay Fixtures: $15 - $74
T8 Fixtures: $1 - $16
T8 High-Bay Fixtures: $21 - $34
CFL Hardwired Fixture/Bulb: $4
CFL/LED Bulbs: $2
CFL Highbay Fixture: $35
LED Refrigerated Display Light: $6
LED Interior Lights: $5 - $10
LED Exterior Lights: $10 - $30
LED Pole Light Replacement: $30 - $88
Pulse Start Metal Halide: $12 - $24
Tubular Skylight: $121
Occupancy Sensor: $0.04/controlled watt
LED Exit Sign: $7
Packaged Terminal Air Conditioning: $10/ton
Unitary Air Conditioning/Heat Pump: $25 - $30/ton
Rooftop Air Conditioning/Heat Pump: $25 - $30/ton
Ground Source Heat Pump: $20/ton
Motors: $6/HP
Pumps: $120 - $750
VFD's: $24/HP
Air/Water Cooled Chillers: $26/Ton
Chilled Water Reset: $250 - $550
Thermal Storage: $100/kW offset
Energy Audit: Free

Equipment Requirements See application form

Installation Requirements See application form

Maximum Incentive $50,000 per facility per calendar year

Program Administrator Kentucky Utilities Company
Date added to DSIRE 2010-02-02
Last DSIRE Review 2012-11-20
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Kentucky Utilities Company (KU) offers rebates to all commercial customers who pay a DSM charge on monthly bills. Rebates are available on lighting measures, sensors, air conditioners, heat pumps, motors, pumps, variable frequency drives, chillers, chilled water resets, thermal storage systems, and a free energy audit. Customers must complete and sign an application form prior to project completion. Measure type, quantity and estimated completion date must be included. Eligible customers will receive an Installation Confirmation Form, which is to be completed and returned to KU within 90 days after project completion. Proof of purchase, installation details, model number, operable date and manufacturer's information must be included with form. Annual maximum rebate amount per calendar year, per facility is $50,000. Rebates will be received in check form within 45 days of receiving Installation Confirmation Form. New facilities are not eligible for this program. Please contact utility or visit web site provided above.

Incentive Contact

Department Kentucky Utilities Company

Address One Quality Street

Place Lexington, Kentucky
Zip/Postal Code 40507
Phone (800) 356-5467


  • 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)"