Connecticut Light & Power - Express Rebate Programs

April 08, 2009


The Connecticut Light & Power Company (CL&P) offers a number of prescriptive rebates for non-residential customers. The Lighting Rebate Program offers rebates to commercial and industrial customers for installing more energy efficient lighting fixtures into already existing facilities. New construction projects are not eligible. There must be at least a 10% system wattage reduction between the old and new system wattage for product to qualify. A wide 5 to $50 per unit. The application for this program can be downloaded from the website provided above. Additionally, commercial, industrial, agricultural and institutional CL&P customers of any size requiring new or replacement three-phase, premium-efficient general purpose motors between 1 and 200 horsepower are eligible for the MotorUp Rebate Program. Rebates are based on motor horsepower and range from $45 to $700. Rebates are applied for after the equipment has been installed, and applications are available at the website listed above. Commercial, industrial, agricultural, and institutional CL&P customers are eligible for the Cool Choice Program if they install new or replacement rooftop, split systems, terminal A/C units, and heat pumps with up to 30 tons of cooling capacity that meet or exceed current program efficiency standards. CL&P must pre-approve applications for rebates of $5,000 or more. Rebates vary according to technology and size, and range from $70 to $200 per ton. Applications are available at website listed above. Finally, CL&P sponsors a $75 rebate for each vending machine occupancy sensor than a commercial business installs in their facility. Applications for this rebate can also be found off the program website above.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Connecticut
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Customer Service
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Motors
  • Other EE
Incentive Amount: Lights: $5-$50/fixture
Motors: $45-$700, depending on horsepower
HVAC: $70-$200/ton, depending on technology and size
Vending Machine Sensor: $75/sensor
Equipment Requirements: For motor rebate: the motor(s) must operate a minimum of 2,000 hours per year
Installation Requirements: CL&P must pre-approve applications for Cool Choice rebates of $5,000 or more. Lighting rebate customers are responsible for disposal of all discarded ballasts/lamps according to local, state and federal guidelines.


Name: Customer Service
Organization: Customer Service
Address: 107 Selden Street
Berlin CT 06037
Phone: (800) 286-2000

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.