Anaheim Public Utilities - Small Business Energy Management Assistance Program (California)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Anaheim Public Utilities - Small Business Energy Management Assistance Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount T8 Fluorescent lights, electronic ballasts and controls: 75% of the cost

Refrigeration and A/C tune-up: free
Programmable thermostats: free
Expert energy survey: free

Equipment Requirements Eligible small businesses must be privately owned (sole proprietorships, partnerships, small corporations, or independent franchise operators), receive electricity from Anaheim Public Utilities at Electric Rate GS-1 A or B (Rates 13, 14 or 19), and have a monthly peak demand of less than 50 kW. The entire facility housing an eligible business entity must qualify as a small business. Finally, qualifying customer accounts must be current and non-delinquent.

Maximum Incentive T8 Fluorescent lights, electronic ballasts and controls: 5,000

Programmable thermostats: 800

Program Administrator Anaheim Public Utilities

References DSIRE[1]


The Small Business Energy Management System Program provides participating customers with free electrical energy use evaluations, retrofit funding, and installation assistance. Anaheim Public Utilities (APU) provides an energy efficiency incentive to its small business customers, generally defined as privately owned and having a monthly peak demand of less than 50 kW. Upon request, Anaheim Public Utilities will conduct a free on-site energy use survey and recommend energy efficient measures and technologies to reduce the energy consumption. APU will assist in replacing old equipment with energy efficient equipment, including:

replacing old T12 fluorescent lights with new T8 lamps, electronic ballasts, and lighting controls, paying 75 percent of the installed cost, up to $5,000, per metered account replacing out-of-date thermostats with new programmable setback models – up to four per metered account inspecting and tuning up your air conditioning and refrigeration equipment More information, including additional contact information may be found at the web site listed above or by calling (714) 765-4259 to confirm eligibility or to sign up for a no-cost energy survey by an Anaheim Public Utilities representative.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Earl Lasley
Department Anaheim Public Utilities
Address Anaheim City Hall
Address 2 201 S. Anaheim Blvd, Suite 801.
Place Anaheim, California
Zip/Postal Code 92805
Phone (714) 765-4259
Phone 2 (714) 765-3300

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"