PSNC Energy (Gas) - Green Building Rate Discount

July 27, 2022

Summary

This discounted rate is available to commercial customers whose building meets the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification or equivalent. To qualify, the customer must be on the Rate 125. Qualifying customers pay a discounted rate per therm less than otherwise applicable Rate 125. For buildings that use equivalent means to qualify, a registered professional engineer’s statement must be provided that states that the building uses no more energy, on a per square foot basis, than a LEED certified building. 

Residential homes must produce a statement from a registered professional engineer that states that the home uses no more energy, on a per square foot basis, than an Energy Star home. After receiving documentation that a home qualifies, PSNC Energy will assign the customer’s account to Rate Schedule 102, which entails a discount per therm from Rate Schedule 101. Upon receiving documentation that a building qualifies, PSNC Energy will assign the customer’s account to Rate Schedule 102, which entails the discount per therm. Rate schedule costs can be found here.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: North Carolina
Incentive Type: Utility Rate Discount
Web Site: https://www.psncenergy.com/for-my-home/save-energy-and-money/discount-rate
Administrator: PSNC Energy
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar - Passive
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Space Heat
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Wind (All)
  • Daylighting
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Wind (Small)
Incentive Amount: discount/therm based on seasonal values
Equipment Requirements: Commercial customer must qualify for service on Rate 101 and meet the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification or equivalent.
Residential customers must qualify for service on Rate 101 and meet ENERGY STAR for Homes qualification or equivalent.

Contact

Name: Commercial Programs - PSNC
Address: PO Box 1398
Gastonia NC 28053-1398
Phone: (877) 776-2427
Email: PSNCBuilderGroup@scana.com
Name: Residential Programs - Dominion Energy
Address: PO Box 1398
Gastonia NC 28053-1398
Phone: (877) 867-7627

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.