Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 08/13/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Motor VFDs, Custom/Others pending approval, Led Exit Signs, Energy Audit
||Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government, Multi-Family Residential, Institutional
|Amount:||Small Business Lighten Up Energy Savings Evaluation and CFLs: Free|
A/C < 65 kBTU/h: $45/ton (14 SEER); $95/ton (15 SEER)
A/C > 65 kBTU/h: $35/ton (11.5 EER); $55 (12 EER)
Heat Pumps 14 SEER or 11.5 EER: $50-$65/ton
Heat Pumps 15 SEER: $100/ton
Fluorescent Lighting: $15/fixture
High Bay T8 or T5: $40/fixture
LED Exit Signs: $25/fixture
Occupancy Sensors: $20 or $85/control
Variable Speed Drive Motors: $175-$1495/controlled motor
Custom and Demand Response: Contact utility
|Maximum Incentive:||Prescriptive Rebates: 50% of cost|
|Installation Requirements:||All eligible lighting fixtures must operate a minimum of 2,000 hours annually and must be new. |
|Funding Source:||System Benefits Charge|
Orange and Rockland Utilities (O&R) offers a simple energy efficiency rebate program for small businesses in New York. The O&R Big Energy Solutions program is designed to encourage commercial and industrial customers to install high-efficiency equipment in eligible facilities. All New York commercial and industrial customers that have an active electric account with Orange & Rockland, contribute to the System Benefit Charge (SBC) and are installing the energy efficient electric measures in an existing facility are eligible to participate in this program. O&R will pay up to 50% of the total cost of prescriptive measures.
O&R also offers a custom incentives offering. Contact O&R for more information on this incentive program. Applications are on the web site, above. For more information about Demand Response programs, contact Program Administrator Steve Orman.
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