National Grid (Gas)– Commercial Energy Efficiency Programs (Massachusetts)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Massachusetts

Name National Grid (Gas)– Commercial Energy Efficiency Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Compressed air, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Motor VFDs, Motors, Programmable Thermostats, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, Windows, Boiler Reset Controls, Steam Trap Replacements, Gas-fired Commercial Kitchen Equipment
Active Incentive No
Incentive Inactive Date 2011-05-12
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Custom Projects: 50% of engineering and incremental cost for higher efficiency equipment or enough to buy down the incremental investment to a 1.5 year simple payback

Variable Speed Drives: 1,350 - 3,550

Equipment Requirements See program for requirements
See program for requirements
Start Date 2010-01-28

Maximum Incentive Custom projects: 100,000

Study: 7,500
Insulation: 10,000
Steam Trap Survey: Maximum cap 5,000

Program Administrator National Grid
Date added to DSIRE 2008-07-22
Last DSIRE Review 2011-05-12
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


This incentive is no longer being updated.

National Grid’s Commercial Energy Efficiency Program provides support services and incentives to commercial customers who install energy efficient natural gas related measures. All firm commercial and firm transportation rate customers are eligible to participate. Prescriptive rebates are available for common energy efficiency measures installed after the completion of an energy audit, including: programmable thermostats, boiler reset controls, chillers, furnaces, steam trap replacements, pipe/duct insulation, building shell insulation and windows.

Custom Incentives are available for projects that demonstrate the use of natural gas more efficiently than industry practices and/or more efficiently than the minimum building code requirements. Incentives are available covering up to a maximum of 50% of project costs, capped at $100,000. Customers should refer to their website to see what kinds of projects qualify for the program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name National Grid Energy Efficiency

Phone (800) 628-8413
Phone 2 (800) 787-1706


  • 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)"