Tacoma Power - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Washington)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Washington

Name Tacoma Power - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Multi-Family Residential, Nonprofit, Retail Supplier, Schools
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Compressed air, Custom/Others pending approval, Doors, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Custom Retrofit: $0.23/annual kWh saved

Compressed Air: $0.20/annual kWh saved
Lighting: $0.17/kWh of first year savings
Variable Frequency Drives: $100/HP
Motor Rewinds: $1/HP
Heat Pumps: up to $30 - $70/ton
Air Conditioning: up to $30 - $95/ton
Commercial Cooking Equipment: $200 - $2,000
Network PC Management Software: $8/PC
Smart Power Strips: $7
Hospitality Rebates: Varies; see program website
Multi-Family Incentives: Varies; see program website
New Construction: Varies; see program website
EnergySmart Grocer: Varies; see program website

Equipment Requirements Eligibility requirements available on program web site

Maximum Incentive Custom Retrofit: 70% of project cost

Compressed Air: 70% of project cost
Lighting: 70% of the project cost

Program Administrator Tacoma Power
Website http://www.KnowYourPower.com
Date added to DSIRE 2008-12-10
Last DSIRE Review 2012-05-02
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Tacoma Power offers non-residential customers a variety of rebates and incentives for installing energy efficient technologies in new or existing facilities. Examples of available rebates include compressed air system technologies, HVAC equipment, variable frequency drives and efficient motors, lighting upgrades, and new construction. Both prescriptive and custom rebates are available for many of the technologies and measures incentivized.

Tacoma Power’s New Construction Program is designed for commercial and business customers including industrial facilities, major remodels, offices, schools, hospitals, retail, non-profits and government buildings. Tacoma Power offers expert assistance on new commercial and major remodel construction projects. The program offers a variety of equipment rebates, prescriptive incentives, and custom incentives for efficient lighting and lighting controls, insulation levels in walls and ceilings, and heating and cooling equipment.

Tacoma Power also offers incentives for food service equipment, grocery and convenience store equipment, motel and commercial kitchen equipment and controls and energy audits. For detailed information on these programs visit their respective web-pages on the program website.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Conservation Resources Management
Department Tacoma Power

Address 3628 South 35th Street
Address 2 4th Floor
Place Tacoma, Washington
Zip/Postal Code 98409
Phone (253) 502-8619
Phone 2 (253) 502-8606

Email power@cityoftacoma.org
Website http://www.KnowYourPower.com

  • 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)"