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Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Electric) - Commercial Lighting Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/07/2013
Program Overview:
State: New York
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, LED Lighting, daylight-dimming controls
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, Installer/Contractor, Institutional
Amount:Up to 70% of the equipment cost of a qualified efficiency upgrade
Installation Requirements:Contact Central Hudson
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Central Hudson Gas & Electric's (Central Hudson) Commercial Lighting Rebate Program is for businesses, retailers, institutional customers and non-profit customers of Central Hudson. The progam utilizes the services of Lime Energy to install new lighting fixtures with Central Hudson covering up to 70% of the cost. The 30 percent of cost remaining can be financed at 0% interest through Central Hudson.  Eligible fixtures include fluorescent systems, high-pressure sodium, metal halide, certain LED fixtures and exit signs. After installation, a Central Hudson representative will inspect the project based on the quality assurance plan at completion to verify that the upgrade matches the performance specified in the auditor’s proposal. Incentives for this program will be offered until funds are depleted.

  Central Hudson Gas & Electric
248 South Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: (845) 486-5221
Phone 2: (800) 527-2714
Web Site:
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