Rhode Island Energy (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Programs

April 28, 2023


National Grid’s Commercial Energy Efficiency Program provides support services and incentives to commercial customers who install energy efficient natural gas related measures.  

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/Large-Business-Program
Administrator: Rhode Island Energy
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Steam-system upgrades
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Tankless Water Heater
Incentive Amount: Furnace: $300 - $500
Condensing Unit Heater: $750
Infrared Heater: $750
Condensing Boiler: $750 - $7,500
Combined Natural Gas Furnace & On-Demand Water Heating Unit $700 - $1,200
Aerator: $8/ea.
Showerhead: $20/ea.
After Market Boiler Reset Controls: $225/ea.
Steam Traps: $50/ea.
7-Day Programmable Thermostats: $25/ea.
Wireless Enabled Thermostats: $100/ea.
Eligible System Size: Furnace 95% AFUE - 97% AFUE
Condensing Unit Heater 90% Thermal Efficiency or greater
Infrared Heater All Sizes Low Intensity
Condensing Boiler up to 300 MBH 90% AFUE - 95% AFUE
Condensing Boiler 301 to 499 MBH 90% Thermal Efficiency
Condensing Boiler 500 to 999 MBH 90% Thermal Efficiency
Condensing Boiler 1000 to 1700 MBH 90% Thermal Efficiency
Condensing Boiler 1701 to 2000 MBH 90% Thermal Efficiency
Combined Natural Gas Furnace w/ECM & On-Demand Water Heating Unit 97% AFUE
Combined Condensing Boiler & On-Demand Water Heating Unit 90% AFUE
Combined Condensing Boiler & On-Demand Water Heating Unit 95% AFUE
Aerator 1.5 or less GPM
Showerhead 1.75 or less GPM
Equipment Requirements: See program website for details.
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Not specified


Name: Rhode Island Energy
Phone: (185) 511-08

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.