TVA - Energy Right Solutions for Business

June 01, 2020


The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) offers the Energy Right Solutions Program for commercial and industrial facilities. Incentives are available for Building construction/revitalization, fans, forklifts/other electric vehicles, food service, and HVAC equipment. For additional information, including guidelines, program terms, and equipment requirements and eligibility, review the program's web site or contact the TVA directly.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: North Carolina
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: TVA Energy Right
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Lighting
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
  • Motors
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Food Service Equipment
  • LED Lighting
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: Electric Technologies
Agriculture: $0.10/kWh
Building Construction/Revitalization: $2/sq. ft.
Food Service: $6,000/unit
Forklift: $1,000 - $2,000/unit
HVAC: $175 - $210/ton
Industry: $0.10/kWh
Fans: $200 - $700

Non-Road Electric Vehicles
Ground Power Unit: $6,500
Lifts: $1,400
Service Truck: $400
Truck Stop Pedestal: $1,500 - $2,000
Electric Truck Refrigeration Units: $2,000
Pushbacks: $5,000
Tug and Tow Tractors: $2,500
Belt Loaders: $1,100
Golf Carts: $350
Forklifts: $250 - $2,000

Heat Pumps: Varies depending upon type
Air Conditioning: $175 per ton

1 Shift: Up to $400
2 Shift: Up to $500
3 Shift: Up to $700

Building Construction/Revitalization
National Accounts: Up to $0.75 per square foot
All Electric: $2.00 per square foot
Non-All Electric: $1.50 per square foot

Thermal Storage

Agricultural Incentives
Installation of new electrical equipment: up to $0.10/kWh
Convert Diesel to electric: up to $0.10/kWh

Industrial Incentives
Addition of an electric process: up to $0.10/kWh
Addition of new production: up to $0.10/kWh
Addition of a compressed air load: up to $0.10/kWh

Food service: up to $6,000/Unit


Name: TVA Commercial EE
Address: 4021 S. 700 E., Suite 250
Salt Lake City UT 84107
Phone: (866) 233-0450

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.