Modesto Irrigation District - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

August 11, 2023


Modesto Irrigation District’s Commercial Power Saver Rebate Program offers incentives to commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers for the purchase and installation of qualifying energy efficient products. Rebates are available for a wide variety of products, including:  lighting, refrigeration, HVAC and air conditioning, high efficiency motors, and window sun shades.

Qualifying products must be installed before submitting an application. All installations may receive and inspections before and after installation. MID's program is extensive and well documented, please review the program's website and supporting documents for specific details and requirement or contact MID directly.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Energy Management Department
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Vending Machine Controls
  • Pool Pumps
  • LED Lighting
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: Refrigeration
Vending Machine Controller: $90
Plastic Swinging Doors: $6/sq. ft.
Night Covers for Vertical/Horizontal Cases: $2.75/linear foot
ENERGY STAR ® Commercial Ice Machines: $40-$190

Room A/C: $50
Tank Storage Water Heater: $75
Heat Pump Storage Water Heater: $500

LED Lamps: $4-$6
Exterior Security Lighting: $15-$45/fixture
Case Lighting: $5/linear foot
Accent/Directional Lighting: $22.50/fixture
Signage: $1.50-$4.50/ft.
Occupancy Sensors: $3.75-$41.00/sensor
Photocells: $8.00/cell
Plug Load Occupancy Sensors: $11.25

HVAC & Air Conditioning
Package Terminal A/C & Heat Pump: $75
Ductless Mini-Split A/C: $250
Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump: $350
Variable Frequency Drives for HVAC Fans: $70/hp
Smart Thermostat: $50
Unitary Split-System & Single-Package A/C & Heat Pump: $120-$160/ton
Variable Refrigerant Flow Multi-Split A/C & Heat Pump: $125-$140/ton

Window Sun Shading: $1.00/sq. ft.

Pool Filtration Pump: $400

Electric Vehicle Charger
Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charger: Up to $500 per charger (Limit 6)
Maximum Incentive: The annual application cap for this program is determined per account, by the applicable MID electric rate schedule:
$10,000 (GS-1, FL, SL)
$20,000 (P-3, GS-2 up to 499 kW)
$30,000 (GS-2 500-1000 kW, GS-TOU)
$50,000 (P-4, GS-3)
$75,000 (IC-25)
Equipment Requirements: See website for details.


This program has 4 incentives
Technologies: Motor VFDs
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural
Parameters: The incentive is 70.00 $/horsepower
Technologies: Pool Pumps
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural
Parameters: The incentive is 400.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Vending Machine Controls
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural
Parameters: The incentive is 90.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Windows
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural
Parameters: The incentive is 1.00 $/square foot


Name: Customer Service
Organization: Modesto Irrigation District
Address: 1231 11th Street
Modesto CA 95352-4060
Phone: (209) 526-7339

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.