WE Energies (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program (Michigan)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Michigan

Name WE Energies (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, Vending Machine
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount CFL's: 1.50 - 20

Fluorescent Systems: 0.75 - 25
High Bay Fluorescent Fixtures: 0.30/watt reduced
Pulse Start Metal Halide Fixtures: 60
Occupancy Sensors: 20 - 50
LED Exit Sign: 12.50
LED Traffic Signal: 20
Central Lighting Controls: 600
Central AC/Heat Pump: 25 - 35 per ton
Chillers: 10 - 15 per ton
Electric Motors: 2 - 8 per 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

Equipment Requirements See individual program applications for equipment requirements
Expiration Date 2010-12-31

Installation Requirements Requirements vary, see individual application form

Maximum Incentive Prescriptive Lighting: 10,000 or 50% of project cost

Prescriptive Non-Lighting: 10,000 or 50% of project cost

Website http://www.efficiencyunited.com/util_we.asp

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*Note: This incentive is no longer active or updated.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, WE Energies offers several incentives options to eligible commercial and industrial customers. The programs encourage customers to save energy and money through improved efficiency.

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.

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) 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 WE Energies

Address 3474 Alaiedon Parkway, Suite 600
Place Okemos, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48864
Phone (800) 242-9137

Website http://we-energies.com/
Contact Name Efficiency United

Address 1219 Turner Street
Place Lansing, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48906
Phone (877) 367-3191

Email www.info@efficiencyunited.com
Website http://www.efficiencyunited.com/util_we.asp

  • 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)"