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Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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Entergy Texas - SCORE, CitySmart, and Commercial Solutions Programs   

Last DSIRE Review: 12/07/2012
Program Overview:
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Roofs, Custom/Others pending approval, LED Lighting, Energy Performance Benchmarking, Energy Master Planning Workshops, Technical Assistance and Communications Support, Cool Roof
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Institutional
Amount:Commercial Solutions Program: $175/kW demand reduction + $0.02/kWh saved
SCORE/CitySmart Programs: $200/kW
Eligible System Size:Each project must include a total estimated demand reduction of at least 20 kW during the summer peak period. Entergy defines the summer peak period as the hours occurring between 1 PM and 7 PM, Monday through Friday, for the months of May through September.
Equipment Requirements:See program web site for full details
Web Site: http://www.eeprograms.net/entergy/
Summary:

The Commercial Solutions Program is designed to help participants identify energy efficiency opportunities in existing and newly planned facilities and to provide monetary incentives to implement the projects. The program is funded by Entergy Texas and is being offered at no cost to participants. Commercial Solutions is a voluntary program that offers objective, third party consulting on best practices in the areas of energy usage and energy efficiency. It is important to note that no products or services are sold through the Commercial Solutions Program. The cash incentive is $175/kW plus $0.02/kWh for projects which reduce peak demand. Other services potentially offered through this program are energy performance benchmarking, energy master planning workshops, technical assistance and communications support. Please contact Entergy or a program representative for other details and guidelines.

The SCORE and CitySmart Programs are designed to provide monetary incentives to implement government energy efficiency projects. The government programs offers objective, third party consulting on best practices in the areas of energy usage and energy efficiency. No products or services are sold through the SCORE or CitySmart Program. The cash incentive is $200/kW for projects which reduce peak demand. Other services potentially offered through this program are energy performance benchmarking, energy master planning workshops, technical assistance and communications support. Please contact Entergy or a program representative for other details and guidelines.


 
Contact:
  Terry Swan
Entergy Texas, Inc.
350 Pine Street (77701)
P.O. Box 2951
Beaumont, TX 77704
Phone: (409) 981-3245
Fax: (409) 981-2317
E-Mail: tswan@entergy.com
 
  Kelley Carson
Entergy Texas
9425 Pinecroft
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Phone: (281) 362-4033
Fax: (281) 362-4060
E-Mail: jcarso1@entergy.com
Web Site: http://www.entergy-texas.com/
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