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Glendale Water and Power - Large Business Energy Efficiency Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 01/11/2013
Program Overview:
State: California
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Custom/Others pending approval
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial
Amount:Retrofit Projects: Up to 20% of installed
Remodeling/New Construction: Up to 100% of the incremental costs to bring project above the minimum Title 24 energy standard
Maximum Incentive:General: $0.06/kWh saved; or $50,000 per customer, per fiscal year
Approved Retrofit Projects: 20% of total cost; 100% of incremental cost
Installation Requirements:In no case will a PBC rebate exceed the value saved energy over the life of the measures assuming $0.060 per kilowatt-hour saved. Additional guidelines include total annual
rebate limitations, cost effectiveness tests, and funding availability. All requests are subject to GWP review and approval.
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Glendale Water and Power (GWP) offers a rebate to its medium and large business customers with electric bills of more than $3000 per month (electric usage of 250,000 kWh annually ~ $36,000 per year) to encourage energy efficiency through the Large Business Incentive Program. The incentive amount is based on the projected cost of the efficiency improvement and the amount of energy saved through the measure. The incentive is capped at 20% of paid labor and materials costs for approved retrofit projects or 100% of the incremental costs to bring a remodeling and/or new construction project above the minimum Title 24 energy standard. There is also a maximum limit of $50,000 in incentives to one customer per fiscal year.

Contact GWP's Business Account Representatives early in the process to ensure eligibility and the availability of funding.  Visit the program website for more information.

  Glendale Water and Power
Customer Service
141 North Glendale Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
Phone: (818) 548-2747
Phone 2: (818) 548-3874
Fax: (818) 240-6492
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