Riverside Public Utilities - Energy Efficiency Construction Incentive

March 20, 2019


Riverside Public Utilities' (RPU) Commercial New Construction Incentives are designed to encourage owners/developers to invest in energy efficient designs in new construction, building expansion and major retrofit projects.  Incentives are offered for construction that exceeds California's Title 24 standards or that follows LEED guidelines.  In addition to program specific requirements, Riverside's General Program Guidelines also apply to these programs.  To review program guidelines, access incentive applications, or for additional information, visit the program web site, or contact the utility directly.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.greenriverside.com/construction&zone=commercial
Administrator: Riverside Public Utilities
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Custom/Others pending approval
Incentive Amount: General: $0.10/kWh saved exceeding Title 24
LEED: $0.12/kWh saved
Maximum Incentive: General: 50% of total project costs, up to $150,000
LEED: 50% of total project costs, up to $180,000


Name: Customer Service
Organization: Riverside Public Utilities
Address: 3901 Orange Street
Riverside CA 92501
Phone: (951) 826-5485
Email: callcenter@riversideca.gov

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.