Modesto Irrigation District - Commercial New Construction Rebate Program

June 03, 2022


The MPower Business: New Construction Business Rebate Program is available to commercial, industrial, or agricultural customers that presently or will receive electric service from MID. Accounts billed on FL or SL rate schedules are not eligible for this program. To be eligible for this program, replacement projects must meet the following requirements:

  • Reduce electrical energy usage relative to the baseline
  • 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 with a minimum rebate amount of $250.

Rebates are offered either through a whole building approach or systems approach. Both the whole building and systems approach offer rebates on a $/kWh annual energy use reduction or $/kW peak load reduction. The systems approach incentives offers varying rebate amounts for the system of interest, while the whole building approach offers a single incentive amount for all projects.

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:
  • Custom/Others pending approval
Incentive Amount: Whole Building Approach
The greater of $400/kW reduced or $0.12/kWh reduced

Systems Approach
Lighting: $250/kW reduced or $0.08/kWh reduced
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration: $500/kW reduced or $0.15/kWh reduced
Other Equipment: $300/kW reduced or $0.10/kWh reduced
Maximum Incentive: Not to exceed the lessor of 50% of the eligible project cost or the maximum incentive amount from the Acceptance Letter.


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.