Alpena Power Company (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program

April 13, 2011


*This program has been deactivated and is now part of the Efficiency United entry The Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program offers several options to business customers in the Alpena service area. The programs incent customers to save energy and money through the use of energy efficient technologies. The Prescriptive Commercial and Industrial Program offers incentives for various efficient hvac measures, motors, fans, pumps, drives, water heaters, refrigeration measures, cooking equipment, lighting fixtures, systems and controls. Applications must have complete information and be submitted with an invoice itemizing the new equipment purchased and the manufacturer specification sheets. Invoice must indicate date of purchase, size, type, make, model and project cost. To qualify lighting must be used a minimum of 1,800 hours per year. Purchased and installed equipment must not receive an incentive larger than $10,000. Customers must receive written approval before installation. The Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Custom Program provides custom incentives to C&I customers for the installation of energy-efficient equipment and controls. The custom program allows measures and systems to be installed for situations unique to that customer's application or process. Incentives are offered on a per kW and kWh schedule, based on projected savings. Applicants must receive approval prior to beginning project. Complete form and attach invoice of all project costs. Contact Alpena Power Company for more information or an application. Small businesses are also available for the Residential and Small Business Energy Star Program. This program provides rebates for the purchase of efficient CFL bulbs ($1) and energy star clothes washers ($50). Replacement washers must be CEE Tier 2 or 3 to qualify. View web site listed above for more program information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Chillers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Food Service Equipment
  • Vending Machine Controls
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: CFL's: $1.50 - $20
Fluorescent Systems: $0.50 - $25
High Bay Fluorescent Fixtures: $0.30/watt saved per unit
Pulse Start Metal Halide Fixtures: $60
Occupancy Sensors: $20 - $50
LED Traffic Signal: $20
LED Exit Sign: $12.50
Central Lighting Controls: $600
Central Packaged and Split System AC/Heat Pump: $25 - $35/ton
Air/Water Cooled Chillers: $10 - $15/ton
Three Phase Motors: $2 - $8/HP
Variable Frequency Drives: $60/HP
Vending Controllers: $50
Commercial Refrigerator/Freezers: $50 - $150
Ice Machines: $150 - $500
Anti-Sweat Heater Controls: $800
Custom: Varies by kW/kWh savings
Maximum Incentive: Prescriptive Lighting: $10,000 or 50% of project cost
Custom: $5,000 or 40% of project cost
Eligible System Size: Three Phase Motors: 1 - 250 HP
Equipment Requirements: Lighting: See incentive chart on website for individual fixture specifications
Central Packaged and Split System AC/Heat Pump: EER 10.5 minimum, SEER 14 minimum
Chillers: See rebate form
Installation Requirements: Occupancy Sensors: Socket based sensors do not qualify
Custom: Once project is approved, customers has 120 days to complete project and submit application


Name: Efficiency United
Address: 1219 Turner Street
Lansing MI 48906
Phone: (877) 367-3191
Name: Efficiency United
Address: 1219 Turner Street
Lansing MI 48906
Phone: (877) 367-3191

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.