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Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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AEP (Central, SWEPCO and North) - Commercial Solutions Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/12/2012
Program Overview:
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers , Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Windows, Roofs, Motors, Motor VFDs, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, LED Lighting, Cool Roof, Energy Management Systems
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Local Government, State Government, Tribal Government, Institutional
Amount:$0.060/kWh and $175/kW in first year savings
Equipment Requirements:New Construction and Retrofit/Renovation projects that reduce peak kW demand; view program web site for full details
Funding Source:AEP Texas (Central, North and SWEPCO) Companies
Web Site:

The no-cost Commercial Solutions Program is designed to help businesses, cities and counties address rising energy costs through energy efficiency improvements. The program offers objective, third-party consulting on energy usage and efficiency. This support helps customers identify cost-effective projects, properly evaluate vendor proposals, and leverage the resulting energy savings and cash incentives to finance additional improvements. Eligible customers include any commercial AEP distribution customer who owns or operates a site with a maximum peak demand of more than 50 kW. An incentive of $0.060/kWh and $175/kW is available for projects which result in verifiable energy savings. Technical assistance, program management, and communications support services are also offered through this program. Cities, private schools, counties, manufacturing, hospitals, retail, hotels, restaurants and other facilities are eligible for this incentive. Contact utility or program representative for more information on this program.


  Monica Craig
AEP Texas Central
, TX
Phone: (361) 881-5710
Web Site:
  Paul Pratt
Customer Solutions Center
400 All Star Road
Winnsboro, TX 75494
Phone: (318) 673-3542
Phone 2: (512) 416-5972
Web Site:
  Matt Romero
CLEAResult Consulting, Inc.
4301 Westbank Dr., Bldg A Ste. 250
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: (512) 416-5911
Web Site:
  Gary Throckmorton
AEP Texas North Company
910 Energy Drive
Abilene, TX 79602
Phone: (325) 674-7341
Phone 2: (512) 416-5903
Web Site:
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