Rhode Island Energy (Electric) Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program

April 28, 2023


Rhode Island Energy offers various rebate programs for industrial and commercial customers to install energy efficiency measures. Measures include lighting, HVAC, Refrigeration, and Sector Level investments. See program website or contact Rhode Island Energy for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Rhode Island
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.rienergy.com/RI-Business/Energy-Saving-Programs/rebate-programs
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Chillers
  • Heat pumps
  • Compressed air
  • Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
  • Motor VFDs
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Commercial Cooking Equipment
  • LED Lighting
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
  • HVAC
Incentive Amount: Lighting
Varies, See Program Brochure

Air Source, AC: $30 - $100/ton
Water Source, HP: $37.50 - $100/ton
Water Source or Evaporatively Sourced, AC: $20 - $25/ton
Air Source HP: $20 - $125/ton
Ground Source HP: $75/ton
Air Source, VRF: $125 - $175/ton
Water Source, VRF: $125 - $175/ton
Outside Air Economizer utilizing two enthalpy sensors: $125/unit
ECM Pump : $100 - $200/unit
Condensing Units for Refrigeration: $200 - $400/ton
Commercial PEI-Rated Efficient Water Pumps: $0.10 - $2.50/HP/ER
Electronically Commutated Motor (ECM) Circulator Pumps: $100

Custom HVAC: 50% of the total costs of more efficient equipment
Custom New Construction/Major Renovation: up to 75% of incremental costs
Custom Retrofits: up to 50% of the total costs of more efficient equipment


Name: Rhode Island Energy
Phone: (855) 110-8
Email: EnergyEfficiency@rienergy.com

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.