Duke Energy - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

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Federal Government
Savings Category: 
Equipment Insulation
Lighting Controls/Sensors
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Compressed air
Programmable Thermostats
Motor VFDs
Processing and Manufacturing Equipment
Agricultural Equipment
Custom/Others pending approval
Commercial Cooking Equipment
LED Lighting
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Maximum Rebate: 

Custom Incentives: 75% of cost

Program Info
Sector Name: 
C&I DSM Programs - WP680
Program Type: 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount: 

Lighting and Lighting Controls/Sensors: Varies, see program website for details
Programmable Thermostat: $50
Demand Control Ventilation: $0.10/sq. ft.
Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners: Varies widely, see program website for details
Fans: $60-$1,000
ECM for HVAC Fans: $21-$86
Variable Frequency Drives for HVAC Pumps (comfort cooling only): $100/hp
Water Heater Pipe Insulation: $1.40/linear foot
Faucet Aerator: $4.50
Low-Flow Showerhead: $12.50
Chiller Equipment: Varies, determined by efficiency rating
Commercial Cooking/Dish Washing Equipment: varies widely
Upgrades to Make Existing Refrigeration Equipment more efficient: $10-$179
Escalator Motor Efficiency Controller: $20/hp
Variable Air Speed Compressor: $50
Improvements to existing compressed air equipment: $2-$40
Improvements to injection molding barrel wrap: $1/ton
Process Pumping: $40-$400
Agricultural Equipment: Varies widely, see program website for details
Custom Projects: 25-150% of project's annual energy savings


Duke Energy offers a variety of incentives through its “Smart $aver Incentive Program” for commercial and industrial customers installing energy efficient equipment in their facilities. Any of Duke Energy’s commercial or industrial customers not on the TT rate (Time-of-Day Rate for Service at Transmission Voltage) qualify for these prescriptive rebates. There are many eligible technologies, with varying rebate amounts, available for rebates, such as lighting equipment, cooling equipment, motors, pumps, cooking and refrigeration equipment, and manufacturing process equipment. Applications, found on the website above, should be completed and submitted within 90 days after equipment has been installed. More information can be found on the program website.