Indiana Michigan Power (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program (Michigan)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Michigan

Name Indiana Michigan Power (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government
Eligible Technologies Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Motors, Motor VFDs, Custom/Others pending approval, Vending Machines
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount CFLs: 1.50-4/bulb

CFL Fixtures: 20
Fluorescent Systems: 5-25
High Bay Fluorescent Fixtures: 0.30/watt saved per unit
Pulse Start Metal Halide Fixtures: 60
Occupancy Sensors: 20-50
Central Lighting Controls: 600
LED Exit Sign: 12.50
LED Traffic Signal: 20
Central Packaged and Split System AC/Heat Pump: 25-35/ton
Chillers: 10-15/ton
Electric Motors: 4-10/HP
Variable Frequency Drives: 60 per hp
Vending Machine Controller: 50
Energy Star Refrigerators/Freezers: 50 - 150
Energy Star Ice Machines: 150 - 500
Pre-Rinse Sprayers: 25
Anti-Sweat Heater Controls: 80
Custom: Varies by kw/kWh savings

Equipment Requirements Lighting: See incentive chart on website for individual fixture specifications
Expiration Date 2011-06-28

Installation Requirements Occupancy Sensors: Socket based sensors do not qualify

Custom: Once project is approved, customers has 120 days to complete project and submit application

Maximum Incentive Prescriptive Lighting: 50,000 or 50% of project cost

Custom: 25,000 or 40% of project cost per customer per year


References DSIRE[1]


*Note: This incentive is no longer active or updated. It is part of the Efficiency United and Energy Smart Programs run by Franklin Energy

Through Efficiency United, Indiana Michigan Power provides two options to business customers in the eligible service area. The programs incent customers to save energy and money through the use of energy efficient technologies.

The Prescriptive Commercial and Industrial Program offers incentives for various efficient hvac measures, motors, fans, pumps, drives, water heaters, refrigeration measures, cooking equipment, lighting fixtures, systems and controls. Applications must have complete information and be submitted with an invoice itemizing the new equipment purchased and the manufacturer specification sheets. Invoice must indicate date of purchase, size, type, make, model and project cost. To qualify, lighting must be used a minimum of 1,800 hours per year. Purchased and installed equipment must not receive an incentive larger than $10,000. Customers must receive written approval before installation.

The Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Custom Program provides custom incentives to C&I customers for the installation of energy-efficient equipment and controls. The custom program allows measures and systems to be installed for situations unique to that customer's application or process. Incentives are offered on a per kW and kWh schedule, based on projected savings. Applicants must receive approval prior to beginning project. Complete form and attach invoice of all project costs. Contact Alpena Power Company for more information or an application form.

Small businesses are also available for the Residential and Small Business Energy Star Program. This program provides rebates for the purchase of efficient CFL bulbs ($1), smart power strips ($10) and energy star clothes washers ($50). Replacement washers must be CEE Tier 2 or 3 to qualify. View web site listed above for more program information.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service
Department Indiana Michigan Power
Address 1 Riverside Plaza
Place Columbus, Ohio
Zip/Postal Code 43215-2372
Phone (800) 311-6424
Phone 2 (614) 716-1000

Contact Name Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program
Department Efficiency United
Address 1500 Abbot Rd., Suite 100
Place East Lansing, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48823
Phone (877) 367-3191
Phone 2 (517) 203-0658

  • 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)"