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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Seattle City Light - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs   

Last DSIRE Review: 05/02/2012
Program Overview:
State: Washington
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Compressed air, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Building Insulation, Motors, Motor VFDs, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Custom/Others pending approval, Led Exit Signs, Vending Machine Controls, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Data Center Equipment, Food Service Equipment, Cooling Towers, Server Virtualization, Air Flow Management, Transformers, Economizers, HVAC Controls
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Institutional
Amount:Lighting: $0.02 - $0.23/kWh saved or $3 - $86/fixture
Lighting Controls: $0.20 - $0.26/kWh saved or $30 - $90/sensor
HVAC Controls: $0.20 - $0.23
Chillers: $0.23-$0.34 per kWh saved
Air Conditioners: $0.20 -$0.23 per kWh saved
Heat Pumps $0.20-$0.27 per kWh saved
Economizers: $0.20 - $0.23
Cooling Towers: $0.23 - $0.27
Server Virtualization: $150 per server removed
Air Flow Management: $0.17 - $0.20
Variable Frequency Drives: $0.23 - $0.27
Transformers: $0.23 - $0.27
Process Loads: $0.23 - $0.27
Air Compressors: $0.23 - $0.27
Refrigeration Equipment: $30 - $300
Vending Machine Controls: $90
Hot Food Holding Cabinets $200–$500
Electric Steam Cookers $750
Electric Convention Ovens $300 - $2,000
Dishwashers $250–$2,000
Ice Machine: $100 - $300
Maximum Incentive:70% of cost
Equipment Requirements:See Program Website
Installation Requirements:All incentives must be approved before installation. Incentive amounts are only finalized at time of contract.
Web Site: http://www.seattle.gov/light/conserve/business/cv5_fi.htm
Summary:

Seattle City Light offers a variety of rebates to commercial and industrial customers through the Energy Smart Services Program. Energy Smart Services are available to commercial businesses, manufacturing plants, institutions, and government facilities on the Medium General Service rate and larger. Incentives for this program are calculated using the annual kWh savings of the project, and can cover up to 70% of the installation cost. Eligible measures include lighting, HVAC equipment, controls, transformers, data center efficiency improvements, and commercial food service and cooking equipments upgrades. Industrial customers can also receive an incentive of up to 70% for qualifying process improvements. Custom incentives are also available for large and complex projects.

The Smart Business Program is available to small businesses in Seattle City Light's service served on the ESMC or ESMS rate schedule that are not part of a chain, campus, or larger institution. Visit the program website or contact Seattle City Light for more information on this program.


 
Contact:
  Seattle City Light
Seattle City Light Energy Advisors
700 5th Ave, Suite 3200
PO Box 34023
Seattle, WA 98124
Phone: (206) 684-3800
E-Mail: SCLEnergyAdvisor@seattle.gov
Web Site: http://www.seattle.gov/light/conserve
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