Kentucky Power - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Kentucky)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Kentucky
Additional Place applies to Kentucky Power
Name Kentucky Power - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Kentucky)
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Custom/Others pending approval, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Windows, Commercial Cooking Equipment, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Food Service Equipment, LED Lighting, HVAC System Tune-Up
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount T5 Fixtures (T12 Replacement): $3 - $12

T5 HO High-Bay Fixtures: $15 - $74
T8 Fixtures: $1 - $16
T8 High-Bay Fixtures: $21 - $34
CFL Fixtures: $4 - $35
CFL/LED Bulbs: $2
LED Pole Light Replacement: $30 - $88
LED Interior/Exterior Lights: $5 - $30
Pulse Start Metal Halide: $12 - $24
Tubular Skylight: $121
Occupancy Sensor: $0.04/controlled watt
LED Exit Sign: $7
Packaged Terminal Air Conditioning: $10/ton
Unitary Air Conditioning/Heat Pump: $25 - $30/ton
Rooftop Air Conditioning/Heat Pump: $25 - $30/ton
Ground Source Heat Pump: $20/ton
Motors: $6/HP
Pumps: $120 - $750
VFD's: $24/HP
Air/Water Cooled Chillers: $26/Ton
Chilled Water Reset: $250 - $550
Thermal Storage: $100/kW offset
Energy Audit: Free

Equipment Requirements Lighting: Varies widely, see program application

HVAC: Varies widely depending on system capacity
Commercial Cooking Equipment: Steam Cookers, Hot Holding Cabinets and Refrigerated Vending Machines must be Energy Star certified

Program Administrator Kentucky Power

Incentive Source


Kentucky Utilities Company (KU) offers rebates to all commercial customers who pay a DSM charge on monthly bills. Rebates are available on lighting measures, sensors, air conditioners, heat pumps, motors, pumps, variable frequency drives, chillers, chilled water resets, thermal storage systems, and a free energy audit. Customers must complete and sign an application form prior to project completion. Measure type, quantity and estimated completion date must be included. Eligible customers will receive an Installation Confirmation Form, which is to be completed and returned to KU within 90 days after project completion. Proof of purchase, installation details, model number, operable date and manufacturer's information must be included with form. Annual maximum rebate amount per calendar year, per facility is $50,000. Rebates will be received in check form within 45 days of receiving Installation Confirmation Form. New facilities are not eligible for this program. Please contact utility or visit web site provided above.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Incentives Program
Department Kentucky Power
Address PO Box 1268
Place Ashland, Kentucky
Zip/Postal Code 41105-1268
Phone (855) 878-6207
Phone 2 (855) 878-6206


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


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