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Memphis Light, Gas and Water (Electric) - Commercial Efficiency Advice and Incentives Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 07/24/2012
Program Overview:
State: Tennessee
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers , Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Steam-system upgrades, Compressed air, Programmable Thermostats, Motors, Custom/Others pending approval, Evaporative Coolers, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Food Service Equipment, Ice Machines
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial
Amount:Commercial Dishwashers: $400 - $1500
Commercial Refrigerator: $60 - $100
Ice Machines: $100 - $400
Insulated Holding Cabinets: $250 - $600
Electric Steam Cookers: $400
Electric Convection Ovens: $200
Electric Griddles: $200
Electric Combination Ovens: $2,000
Motor Retrofit: $10 - $300
HVAC Systems: $40 per ton
T12 Fixture Replacement: $3 - $34
T8 Fixture Replacement: $2 - $12.50
HID Fixture Replacement: $13 - $80
Incandescent Fixture Replacement: $3 - $25.50
LED Exit Signs: $20
LED Refrigerated Case Lighting: $35.50 - $42.50
Occupancy Sensor/Daylight Controls: $20
Custom Incentives: $0.10 per first year kWh saved
Maximum Incentive:70% of project cost
Equipment Requirements:All equipment and measures must comply with MLGW standards
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Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW), in partnership with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), offers a variety of energy efficient incentives to non-residential customers. The program provides rebates on a range of energy efficient equipment and measures for commercial and smaller industrial customers. Eligible customers include commercial customers on General Power Rate schedules and any customer on the Manufacturing Service Rate schedules with an effective demand of 5,000 kW or less. Eligible measures include upgrades to HVAC systems, lighting, food service equipment, refrigeration measures, motors and custom projects. MLGW will assist customers with the application and implementation process. See the program web site for more information.

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Memphis Light, Gas and Water
Commercial Resource Center
P.O. Box 430
Memphis, TN 38101
Phone: (901) 528-4270
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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