Wisconsin Public Service (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Electric Rebate Program

April 13, 2011


*Note: This incentive is no longer active or updated. It is part of the Efficiency United and Energy Smart Programs run by Franklin Energy Through Efficiency United, Wisconsin Public Service offers several incentives options to eligible commercial and industrial customers. These programs encourage customers to save energy and money through the use of efficiency measures. The Prescriptive Commercial and Industrial Program offers incentives to electric customers for various efficient hvac measures, motors, fans, pumps, drives, water heaters, refrigeration measures, cooking equipment, lighting fixtures, systems and controls. Gas customers are also eligible for incentives on boilers, furnaces, programmable thermostats, and occupancy sensors. 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 $5,000. 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: http://www.efficiencyunited.com/util_wisconpublic.asp
Administrator: Efficiency United
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Chillers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Vending Machine Controls
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: Custom Electric: $0.06 per kWh reduced
CFL's: $1.50 - $20
Fluorescent Systems: $0.75 - $25
High Bay Fluorescent Fixtures: $0.30/watt saved
Pulse Start Metal Halide Fixtures: $60
Occupancy Sensors: $20 - $50
LED Exit Sign: $12.50
Central AC/Heat Pump: $25 - $35 per ton
Chillers: $10 - $15 per ton
Electric Motors: $2 - $8 per hp
Variable Frequency Drives: $60 per hp
Vending Machine Controller: $50
Energy Star Refrigerators/Freezers: $50 - $150
Energy Star Ice Machines: $150 - $500
Pre-Rinse Sprayers: $25
Maximum Incentive: Custom Electric: $5,000 up to 40% of project cost
Prescriptive Lighting: $5,000 up to 50% of project cost
Prescriptive Non-Lighting: $5,000 up to 50% of project cost
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


Address: 1219 Turner Street
Lansing MI 48906
Phone: (877) 367-3191
Email: info@efficiencyunited.com
Address: P.O. Box 19003
Green Bay WI 54307-9003
Phone: (800) 450-7260

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.