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Orange and Rockland Utilities (Electric) - Commercial Efficiency Programs

Fed. Government
Local Government
Multi-Family Residential
State Government
Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Maximum Rebate 

Prescriptive Rebates: 50% of cost

Program Info
Funding Source 

System Benefits Charge

Start Date 


New York
Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Small Business Lighten Up Energy Savings Evaluation and CFLs: Free
A/C A/C > 65 kBTU/h: $35/ton (11.5 EER); $55 (12 EER)
Heat Pumps 14 SEER or 11.5 EER: $50-$65/ton
Heat Pumps 15 SEER: $100/ton
Fluorescent Lighting: $15/fixture
High Bay T8 or T5: $40/fixture
LED Exit Signs: $25/fixture
Occupancy Sensors: $20 or $85/control
Variable Speed Drive Motors: $175-$1495/controlled motor
Custom and Demand Response: Contact utility

Orange and Rockland Utilities (O&R) offers a simple energy efficiency rebate program for small businesses in New York. The O&R Big Energy Solutions program is designed to encourage commercial and industrial customers to install high-efficiency equipment in eligible facilities. All New York commercial and industrial customers that have an active electric account with Orange and Rockland, contribute to the System Benefit Charge (SBC) and are installing the energy efficient electric measures in an existing facility are eligible to participate in this program. O&R will pay up to 50% of the total cost of prescriptive measures.

O&R also offers a custom incentives offering. Contact O&R for more information on this incentive program. Applications are on the web site, above. For more information about Demand Response programs, contact Program Administrator Steve Orman.