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3 Things About Upcoming Utility Program Changes You Need to Know


Rebates are a vital component to energy efficiency, no matter what your role is in the industry. The issue is, it’s almost impossible to keep up with all the changes, but we’re giving you a sneak peek into what’s happening. Get ready for all the changes coming!


1. Program Changes


Discontinued Due to Lack of Cost Effectiveness: MidAmerican Energy South Dakota - Energy Efficiency Rebates [State: SD]

Midstream Program Added: AEP Ohio - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program [State: OH]
*Some measures/categories moved fully from prescriptive to midstream

Name Change: KCP&L became Evergy

New Program Design (and it is back open!): Dominion Virginia


2. These programs will have a fresh start for 2020, keep your eye out:

  • Efficiency Maine
  • Focus on Energy
  • Pacific Power Washington
  • Bright Energy Solutions
  • CenterPoint Energy
  • Tacoma Power


3. Horticulture Lighting Update


Generally as more and more programs are adopting horticultural lighting they are falling under a custom program. We anticipate in the future this will shift to prescriptive programs.


Interested in learning more about utility incentive programs and the DLC® Hort Qualification? Read more.


Changing your process to start including rebates can be difficult, but the added benefit rebates can provide to both you and your customers will make it well worth it! Not only will it help them save money on their utility bills, but also significantly reduces carbon emissions and environmental impact.


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Ashley Garia
Ashley Garia
Director of Marketing & CX, Encentiv Energy

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