SCE&G (Electric) - Commercial EnergyWise Program (South Carolina)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place South Carolina

Name SCE&G (Electric) - Commercial EnergyWise Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Construction, Fed. Government, Industrial, Institutional, Local Government, Schools, State Government, Tribal Government
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Refrigerators, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Central AC/Heat Pumps (Unitary/Matched Split): $10-$40/ton

Central AC/Heat Pumps (Water/Evaporative): $60/ton
Packaged Terminal AC/Heat Pumps: $20-$35/unit
VFDs: $650-$6200/motor
HVAC Chiller Incentives: $10-$35/ton + $3-$12 Performance Incentive
New Construction Lighting Incentives: $0.40/watt reduced from the code baseline
T5/T8 Fluorescent Retrofits: $5-$13/fixture
Permanent Delamping: $15-$30/fixture
Fluorescent Troffers/Parabolics/Strips/Wraps/Industrials/Vaportights: $15-$25/fixture
Fluorescent High Bay: $40-$100/fixture
Pulse Start Metal Halide Retrofit: $25 or $40/fixture
CFLs: $10-$20/fixture and $2/lamp
LED Exit Signs: $10/fixture
LED Traffic Signals: $10-$25/unit
Lighting Controls (New and Retrofit): $20-$50/sensor
Vending Machine Controls: $20 or $50/unit
Power Strip with Occupancy Sensor: $10/unit
Refrigeration Efficiency Measures: $5-$40/unit
LED Refrigerated Case Lighting: $25/door (lights); $5/door (controls)
Commercial Clothes Washers: $50/unit
Commercial Reach-in Refrigerators and Freezers: $50-$125/unit
Ice Machines: $50-$250
Steam Cookers: $300-$600
Insulated Hot Holding Cabinets: $200-$400
Fryers: $150/vat
Griddles and Ovens: $200/unit
Combination Oven: $1000/unit
Custom: Up to 50% of labor and materials (retrofit); up to 75% of incremental material costs (new construction)

Equipment Requirements All lighting should be on CEE product list; view program web site to ensure that fixtures are eligible

Appliances must meet or exceed ENERGY STAR Specifications.
HVAC equipment specifications found in web site applications.

Installation Requirements Projects with total incentives greater than $5,000 require pre-approval from SCE&G prior to purchasing and installing any equipment.


Incentive Source SCE&G


South Carolina Electric and Gas (SCE&G) provides EnergyWise efficiency incentives to any non-residential customers in its service territory which have not opted out of the DSM programs by notifying SCE&G in writing through the Opt-Out form. Incentives cover retrofits, installing high-efficiency equipment during new construction, and replacing old or broken equipment such as high-efficiency lighting, LED traffic signals, HVAC systems and variable frequency drives on HVAC systems. Commercial food service equipment is also eligible for incentives under the program. Rebate payments will only be made to the SCE&G electric account holder in the SCE&G territory.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name SCE&G Commercial

Address 220 Operation Way
Place Cayce, SC
Zip/Postal Code 29033
Phone (877) 784-7234
Fax (877) 646-7234

  • 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)"