Tampa Electric - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs

June 09, 2023


Tampa Electric offers a variety of incentives for commercial and industrial customers to increase the efficiency of eligible facilities. Tampa Electric also offers a free energy audit to non-residential customers to help businesses to use energy more efficiently. All equipment must meet specific energy efficiency standards listed on the program web site. Interested customers should see the program web site for rebate applications and additional program details.


Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Florida
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.tampaelectric.com/business/saveenergy/
Administrator: Tampa Electric
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Chillers
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Load Management
Incentive Amount: Energy Audit: Free
Facility Energy Management System: 50% of project costs
Chiller: $50/kW reduction over baseline
Smart Thermostats: 50% of project costs up to $4,500
Variable Frequency Drive Control for Compressors: $50/HP
Conservation Projects: up to $92/kW reduction will be paid based on the peak-demand savings
Electric Unitary Air Conditioners: $19/ton
Lighting (Conditioned Space): $250/kW
Lighting (Unconditioned Space): $200/kW
Lighting Occupancy Sensors: $40/unit
Load Management (Cyclic): $3/kW
Load Management (Continuous): $3.50/kW
Standby Generator Program: $6.15/average transferred kW demand
Water Heating: $0.0100/Btu up to a maximum of 50% of project cost
Installation Requirements: Equipment must be installed by a pre-approved contractor


Name: TECO Rebate Program
Phone: (813) 275-3909
Email: comconreq@tecoenergy.com

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.