You are here

NSTAR (Electric) - Business Solutions Program

Fed. Government
Local Government
State Government
Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Maximum Rebate 

Contact NSTAR

Program Info
Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

New Construction
Custom: Contact NSTAR
Municipalities: Contact NSTAR
Lighting (Custom): $0.40/watt reduction (Tier 1); $1/watt reduction (Tier 2)
Fluorescent Fixtures: $10 - $30
LED Lighting (Downlights): $10 - $30
LED Lighting (Refrigeration): $45
LED Lighting (Low Bay/Troffers):$50 - $100
LED Lighting (Garage/Canopy/Roadway/Mounted): $50 - $150
Lighting Controls: $25-$60/sensor
VSDs: $600-$3550
AC/Heat Pumps: $30-$150/ton
HVAC Controls and Motors: $150-$250/control
Chillers: Contact NSTAR
Compressed Air: $100 - $200/HP ($2.75/gallon of storage)

Custom: Contact NSTAR
Municipal Program: Contact NSTAR
Performance Based Commissioning/Retro-Commissioning: $0.075/kWh saved
Recessed/Commercial Fluorescent Fixtures: $15 - $75
Metal Halide/Pulse Start Metal Halide: $25 - $85
High Intensity Fluorescent Fixtures: $65 - $95
LED Lighting (Downlights/Linear/Signage): $20 - $50
LED Lighting (Refrigeration): $40 - $60
LED Lighting (Low Bay - Garage/Canopy): $100 - $200
LED Lighting (Parking/Roadway/Decorative): $200
LED Lighting (Exterior Wall Mount): $75
LED Lighting (Interior High/Low Bay): $100 - $180
LED Lighting (Interior Panel Fixtures): $40 - $60
Lighting Controls: $25-$60/sensor
Motor and VSD: $1,200 - $16,500
Energy Management Systems: $225/point awarded
Hotel Occupancy Sensor: $75/sensor
Vending Machine and Cooler Sensors: $45 - $115


The Business Solutions Program offers NSTAR's non-residential customers incentives for a variety of energy efficient retrofit and new construction projects. Prescriptive rebates are available for commercial lighting, industrial lighting, motors and variable speed drives, variable speed drives, energy management systems, vending machines, and sensors. The program also offers a several customized incentives for energy saving retrofit projects that do not fit into the above listed categories. A comprehensive list of equipment rebates, customer eligibility, and applications can be found on the program web site.

In addition to the Business Solutions Program, NSTAR also offers engineering services to help government customers assess energy efficiency opportunities and the Construction Solutions Program for new construction and major renovations.

Other Information 

Varies according to equipment type and efficiency
Please see rebate application forms and program website for requirements