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

December 04, 2009


The Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program offers two 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 Lighting Program offers incentives for various efficient lighting fixtures, systems and controls. The application 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 basis based on pre-approved engineering estimates. Applicants must receive approval prior to beginning project. Rebates will not be provided for project with a payback less than 2 years or greater than 7 years. Complete form and attach invoice of all project costs. An application can be found on the program website listed above.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Custom/Others pending approval
Incentive Amount: CFL's: $2-$22
Flourescent Systems: $0.50-$25
High Bay Flourescent Fixtures: $30-$160
Pulse Start Metal Halide Fixtures: $75 Occupancy Sensors: $20-$50
LED Exit Sign: $12.50
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
Equipment Requirements: Lighting: See incentive chart on website for individual fixture specifications
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: Alpena Power Company
Address: 401 N. 9th Avenue
Alpena MI 49707
Phone: (989) 358-4921

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.