Memphis Light, Gas and Water (Electric) - Commercial Efficiency Advice and Incentives Program

April 27, 2015


Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW), in partnership with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), offers a variety of energy efficient incentives to non-residential customers. The program provides rebates on a range of energy efficient equipment and measures for commercial and smaller industrial customers. Eligible customers include commercial customers on General Power Rate schedules and any customer on the Manufacturing Service Rate schedules with an effective demand of 5,000 kW or less. Eligible measures include upgrades to HVAC systems, lighting, food service equipment, refrigeration measures, motors and custom projects. MLGW will assist customers with the application and implementation process. See the program web site for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Tennessee
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Memphis Light, Gas and Water
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Chillers
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Steam-system upgrades
  • Compressed air
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Motors
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Food Service Equipment
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: Commercial Dishwashers: $400 - $1500
Commercial Refrigerator: $60 - $100
Ice Machines: $100 - $400
Insulated Holding Cabinets: $250 - $600
Electric Steam Cookers: $400
Electric Convection Ovens: $200
Electric Griddles: $200
Electric Combination Ovens: $2,000
Motor Retrofit: $10 - $300
HVAC Systems: $40 per ton
T12 Fixture Replacement: $3 - $34
T8 Fixture Replacement: $2 - $12.50
HID Fixture Replacement: $13 - $80
Incandescent Fixture Replacement: $3 - $25.50
LED Exit Signs: $20
LED Refrigerated Case Lighting: $35.50 - $42.50
Occupancy Sensor/Daylight Controls: $20
Custom Incentives: $0.10 per first year kWh saved
Maximum Incentive: 70% of project cost
Equipment Requirements: All equipment and measures must comply with MLGW standards


Name: Customer Service
Address: P.O. Box 430
Memphis TN 38101
Phone: (901) 528-4270

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.