AEP (Central) - CitySmart Program

August 11, 2023


The CitySmart Program is designed to help participants identify energy efficiency opportunities in existing and newly planned city facilities. Monetary incentives are also available to help implement the projects. The program is being offered at no cost to participants. CitySmart is a voluntary program that offers objective, third party consulting in the areas of energy usage and energy efficiency. It is important to note that no products or services are sold through the CitySmart Program. Performance benchmarking for existing buildings, master planning workshops, technical assistance and communications support are also available through this program. 





Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: CLEAResult Consulting
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Chillers
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
  • Windows
  • Roofs
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Vending Machine Controls
  • LED Lighting
Incentive Amount: AEP Central Cash Incentives:
LED Lighting - $200/kW
Chillers - $200/kW
All Other Measures - $150/kW
Air Infiltration - $10/doorsweep, $20/weatherstrip
Maximum Incentive: $378,720
Equipment Requirements: New Construction and Retrofit/Renovation projects that reduce peak kW demand


This program has 2 incentives
Technologies: Chillers, LED Lighting
Sectors: Local Government, Schools, Tribal Government
Parameters: The incentive is 0.05 $/kWh, The incentive is 200.00 $/kW
Technologies: Refrigerators/Freezers, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs
Sectors: Local Government, Schools, Tribal Government
Parameters: The incentive is 0.05 $/kWh


Name: Monica Craig
Phone: (361) 881-5710
Name: Matt Romero
Address: 4301 Westbank Dr., Bldg A Ste. 250
Austin TX 78746
Phone: (512) 416-5911

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.