Duke Energy (Electric) - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

January 04, 2023


Duke Energy’s Smart $aver Incentive program offers prescriptive and custom rebates to non-residential customers to install energy-efficient equipment in their facilities. All Duke Energy South Carolina nonresidential electric customers are eligible, except those that have elected to opt-out of the Energy Efficiency Rider. Rebates are available for a wide range of equipment including lighting, heating and cooling equipment, chillers and thermal storage units, and others. All equipment must meet certain energy efficiency standards stated on the program website. To receive the rebates, customers should submit a completed application within 90 days after the equipment is installed and operational. A list of frequently asked questions and the program application forms can be found on the program website.

For more information, visit the program website.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: South Carolina
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.duke-energy.com/business/products/smartsaver#tab-bd1ef7f8-8e8a-440e-b0ac-6ceb84106a07
Administrator: Duke Energy
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Chillers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Building Insulation
  • Windows
  • Insulation
  • HVAC
Incentive Amount: Insulation
Ceiling Insulation: $0.17/sq. ft.
Wall Insulation: $0.10/sq. ft.

High-Efficiency Chillers: $20/ton
Large AC units and Heat Pumps: $50/ton
Packaged Terminal Heat Pumps or AC: $67/ton
Small Heat Pumps: $50/ton
Demand Control Ventilation: $50/ton
Duct Check Program: See brochure for details
High-Efficiency Energy Recovery Ventilation: $0.75/CFM

Custom Incentives
See program website for details
Equipment Requirements: Ceiling Insulation: R-38 or greater
Wall Insulation: R-20 or greater


Name: Duke Energy Prescriptive Rebates
Phone: (866) 380-9580
Email: PrescriptiveIncentives@duke-energy.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.