Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 02/20/2013
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Lighting, Chillers , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Roofs, Motor VFDs, Custom/Others pending approval, Vending Machine Controls, Solar Screen/Window Film, Cool Roof, Guest Room Energy Management Systems
|Amount:||Lighting: Varies widely|
Unitary and Split AC Systems: $15 - $30/ton
Packaged Terminal AC/Heat Pump: $30/ton
Air-Cooled Chillers: $30/ton
Water-Cooled Chillers: $20 - $40/ton
Vending Controls: $160 - $200
Variable Frequency Drives: $45 - $6,000
Cool Roof: $0.15/sq. ft.
Solar Screen/Film: $1/sq. ft.
Custom Measures: $0.11/kWh
Guest Room Energy Management System: Up to $300/room
Large Customer Option: Varies, contact utility
|Eligible System Size:||Motors/Variable Frequency Drives: 1 - 200 HP|
|Equipment Requirements:||Unitary and Split AC Systems: Efficiency standards vary by system type and size|
Air-Cooled Chillers: 1.04 IPLV
Water-Cooled Chillers: 0.48 - 0.54 IPLV
Motors/Variable Frequency Drives: See program web site for details
Cool Roof: Must meet program technical guidelines
Solar Screen/Film: Must be installed on exterior of window and must be rated to block at a minimum 70% of solar heat
The El Paso Electric (EPE) Commercial Efficiency Program pays incentives to commercial and industrial customers who install energy efficiency measures in facilities located within EPE's New Mexico service territory. Eligible equipment includes central air conditioners, chillers, heat pumps, variable frequency drives, window treatments, lighting equipment and custom measures. Large facilities may also develop and implement energy efficiency plans separate from these rebate offerings. Customers should contact the utility for details on this option.
Equipment must meet minimum eligibility criteria and comply with all program rules and procedures. Depending on the technology, customers may need to contact a participating contractor who can recommend specific measures and provide cost estimates. After the installation of the equipment, customers must submit applications along with a copy of a receipt or invoice for the project. Applications may also require information about the capacity, efficiency, and type of equipment installed. Rebate checks will typically be mailed 4 - 6 weeks after final approval. Contact utility or view the program web site for other information and guidelines.
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