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Alameda Municipal Power - Commercial New Construction Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 01/04/2013
Program Overview:
State: California
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers , Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Motors, Motor VFDs, Led Exit Signs, LED Lighting
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Construction
Amount:Design Assistance Grants:
Up to $10,000/project
Whole Building Approach Rebates:
$0.10/kWh for buildings exceeding Title 24 by 10%
$0.15/kWh for buildings exceeding Title 24 by 15%
Systems Approach Rebates:
$0.10/kWh for lighting systems exceeding Title 24 by 10%
$0.11/kWh for HVAC and refrigeration systems exceeding Title 24 by 10%
$0.10/kWh for motors exceeding Title 24 by 10%
$0.04/kWh for daylighting exceeding Title 24 by 10%
Maximum Incentive:Assistance cannot exceed the actual cost of the project
Equipment Requirements:Only new equipment will be funded; no recondition, restored, or rebuilt equipment
Systems Approach Rebates: Systems must exceed Title 24 by 10%
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Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) offers the following grant and rebate programs to AMP customers. Projects will only be funded if AMP receives and approves the application and performs a pre-installation inspection before work begins. A post-installation inspection must also be completed by AMP before the customer receives reimbursement.

Design Assistance Grants
Grants are available for design assistance which includes analysis, building modeling, and research.

Whole Building Approach
Rebates are available for proposed buildings that exceed Title 24 by at least 10%. The analysis can be conducted by an energy consultant or the design team itself. Analysis must be completed using a comprehensive energy simulation tool that can model Title 24 requirements.

Building Systems Approach
Rebates are available for individual systems within a building, including HVAC and lighting.

Visit the program website or contact the utility for additional program information.

  Energy Management Supervisor
Alameda Municipal Power
2000 Grand Street
P.O. Box H
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: (510) 748-3947
Web Site:
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