City of High Point Electric - Commercial Energy Efficiency Grant Program

June 24, 2010


The City of High Point, with the support of NCMPA1, offers an Energy Efficiency Request for Proposals (RFP) Program to encourage the development of energy efficiency improvement projects by High Point retail electric customers. Participation is open to any commercial, industrial or institutional customer with a peak annual billing demand of at least 250 kW. Customers who want to enroll in the program participate through a competitive bidding process. Energy efficiency projects that produce, in the aggregate, savings of 100,000 kWh (or more) per year will receive preference. Eligible energy efficiency projects must provide savings that are measurable and verifiable. The City of High Point must also be able to apply the savings toward its REPS (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard) compliance obligations under the provisions of NC Session Law 2007-397 (Senate Bill 3). Eligible project include, but are not limited to: high efficiency lighting, refrigeration and HVAC systems; improved building envelopes; energy management systems; variable speed drives on motors; and measures that are unique to a customer's business or physical process. Projects must be undertaken and installed during the calendar year period January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: North Carolina
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site:
Administrator: City of High Point Electric
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Chillers
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
  • Caulking/Weather-stripping
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Building Insulation
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: Varies


Name: Otis Foster
Address: P.O. Box 230
High Point NC 27261
Phone: (336) 883-3139

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.