Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 08/15/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Lighting, Central Air conditioners, Motors, Led Exit Signs
|Amount:||Custom Lighting Incentive: $0.20/watt|
4 ft Lighting Fixtures or Less: $1 - $14
8 ft Lighting Fixtures: $3 - $9
13W-42W Lighting Replacements: $9 - $22
LED Exit Sign: $6
CFL Exit: $3
Central AC: $100 - $200/ton
Split System AC: $100/ton
Packaged/Rooftop AC: $100/ton
New Premium Motor: $4/HP
Premium Replacement Motor: $15/HP
Variable Speed Drives: $30/HP
|Maximum Incentive:||Lighting: Total incentive cannot exceed 50% of project cost|
|Equipment Requirements:||HVAC Equipment: equipment requirements vary by capacity and type of system|
Motors/Variable Speed Drives: See program brochure on web site
|Installation Requirements:||AC Systems: pre-approval is required for all project requesting $10,000 or more|
Montana-Dakota Utilities (MDU) offers a variety of rebates to commercial customers for the purchase and installation of energy efficient lighting measures, air conditioning equipment, variable speed drives and motors. Custom and prescriptive incentives are available for efficient lighting measures. Lighting equipment must meet technical standards specified on program web site and application form. Large customers, as defined by MCA 69-8103(17), will not be eligible for this program. Variable speed drive and motor rebates are based upon the horsepower (HP) of the equipment. Motors rebates also differ based on whether equipment is new or a replacement.
Rebates of up to $200/ton are also available for commercial customers who purchase and install energy efficient air conditioning systems. All systems must meet efficiency requirements as detailed by MDU. MDU issues rebate payments in the form of a check, which usually are processed within 4 to 6 weeks. Application forms must be fully completed with equipment information such as invoice or receipt, brand, model number, serial number, installation date and dealer information. See program web site listed above to view application form or to see more specific incentive and equipment information. Commercial MDU customers living in Montana are eligible for rebates.
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