Cooking in Healthy Electrified Commercial Kitchens (CHECK) Program

June 29, 2023


The Cooking in Healthy Electrified Commercial Kitchens (CHECK) Program provides rebates for the purchase of ENERGY STAR certified and combustion-free commercial kitchen equipment. The program is limited to  Pennsylvania-based K-12 school districts, higher education institutions, not-for-profit hospitals, restaurants, and nonprofits whose missions are geared toward community services. Note, not all commercial businesses qualify for this incentive; only restaurants. 

Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis until funding is exhausted or December 31, 2023, whichever comes first. Applicants must first listen to a recorded webinar available on the program website before applying for the rebate. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Pennsylvania
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: PA Department of Environmental Protection
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Commercial Cooking Equipment
Incentive Amount: 50% of cost
Maximum Incentive: $1,000 - $7,500 depending on equipment type.
$8,500 max per applicant if applicant applies under multiple technology categories.
Equipment Requirements: Must be ENERGY STAR certified and combustion free


Name: CHECK Program
Organization: PA Department of Environmental Protection

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.