PPL Electric Utilities - LEED Certification Partnership Program

November 27, 2011


PPL Electric Utilities offers grants to encourage economic development corporations, building architects and designers, and developers to construct LEED* certified green buildings. Offices or industrial buildings for companies or nonprofits are eligible for reimbursement, including costs associated with design review, construction review, and initial certification review. Buildings that achieve LEED certification are eligible for a grant of up to $5,000 while those that achieve LEED Gold certification are eligible for an additional $5,000.

Funding priority will be given to projects developed by non-profit economic development partners. All projects must be located within the service territory of PPL Electric Utilities. Interested parties should contact PPL using the information below to discuss their project.

*Click here for more information on the United States Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Pennsylvania
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site: http://www.ppleconomicdevelopment.com/
Administrator: PPL Electric Utilities
Start Date: 1/1/2011
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar - Passive
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Space Heat
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Wind (All)
  • Biomass
  • Hydroelectric
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Combined Heat & Power
  • Daylighting
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Wind (Small)
Incentive Amount: Registration Fees, Certification Fees including Design Review, Construction Review, and Initial Certification Review
Maximum Incentive: LEED certification: $5,000
LEED Gold or better certification: $10,000
Installation Requirements: Request reimbursement before November 30


Name: Donald Bernhard
Organization: PPL Electric Utilities
Address: P.O. Box 25239
Lehigh Valley PA 18002-5239
Phone: (800) 523-9854

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.