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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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PG&E (Gas) - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates   

Last DSIRE Review: 04/29/2013
Program Overview:
State: California
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Equipment Insulation, Furnaces , Boilers, Steam-system upgrades, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Building Insulation, Roofs, Custom/Others pending approval, Food Service Equipment
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Schools, Agricultural, Institutional
Amount:Equipment Insulation: $2 - $4/sq. ft.
Pipe Insulation: $2 - $3/linear ft.
Steam Traps: $50 - $290/unit
Pool Heating: $2/Mbtuh
Attic/Roof/Ceiling Insulation: $0.15/sq. ft.
Domestic Hot Water Boiler: $1.50/MBtu/h
Natural Gas Storage Water Heaters: $200/unit Steam/Water Process Boiler: $2.00/MBtu/h
Steam/Water Boiler for Space Heating: $0.25-$2.00/MBtu/h
Direct Contact Water Heater: $2/MBtu/h Furnaces: $150 - $300/unit
Ozone Laundry System: $39/lb
Cooking Equipment: $125 - $2,000/unit
Custom Natural Gas: $1/therm saved
Equipment Requirements:See program web site and forms for equipment standards
Funding Source:System Benefits Charge
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Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) offers rebates and other incentives to non-residential natural gas customers to increase energy efficiency. Natural gas equipment eligible for incentives under this program include appliances, insulation, boilers, furnaces, water heating equipment, cooking equipment, steam upgrades and custom measures. View the program web site for full details on equipment purchases and equipment requirements. In addition to covering specified equipment improvements, PG&E offers incentives for efficient building design, new construction efficiency and for curtailing energy usage during peak periods. Contact PG&E for additional information on these offerings.


  Program Manager - PG&E
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
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P.O. Box 7265
San Francisco, CA 94120
Phone: (800) 468-4743
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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