Modesto Irrigation District - Custom Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (California)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Modesto Irrigation District - Custom Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Custom/Others pending approval, Heat pumps, Lighting, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Lighting Measures: $250/kW reduced or $.04/kWh reduced

Insulation Measures: $250/kW reduced or $.04/kWh reduced
Air Conditioning: $500/kW reduced or $0.10/kWh reduced
Refrigeration: $500/kW reduced or $0.10/kWh reduced
Other (Variable): $350/kW reduced or $.07/kWh reduced

Equipment Requirements Almost any project that involves the replacement of existing equipment with high efficiency equipment may be eligible for the rebate.

Maximum Incentive Rebate caps are adjusted according to MID's electric rate schedule they vary from $15,000 - $500,000. Exemptions from rebate caps can be requested.

Program Administrator Energy Management Department

References DSIRE[1]


The MPower Custom Rebate Program is available to larger commercial, industrial or agricultural customers that replace existing equipment or systems with high efficiency equipment.  To be eligible for this program, replacement projects must meet the following requirements:

  • Reduce electrical energy usage,
  • Operate for a minimum of 5 years after installation,
  • Not be completed prior to submitting an application,
  • Be completed within one year of submitting an application,
  • Not be otherwise eligible for an MID MPower Business Rebate.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-installation inspection and post-installation inspection of project area and equipment. For projects that qualify for a rebate of $10,000 or more the savings estimate must be reviewed and stamped by a State of California licensed engineer. There is also a minimum rebate amount of $250. The rebate does not apply to new construction. For specific program details and instructions on how to apply, customers should download the custom rebate catalog located on the program web site.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Modesto Irrigation District
Department Energy Management Department
Address 1231 11th Street
Address 2 PO Box 4060
Place Modesto, California
Zip/Postal Code 95352-4060
Phone (800) 304-5373
Phone 2 (209) 526-7339

  • 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)"