Avista Utilities (Electric) - Commercial Lighting Energy Efficiency Program

July 16, 2013


Avista Utilities' Commercial Lighting Program provides incentives for lighting upgrades. New construction projects and proved energy saving lighting measures not listed on rebate form are evaluated on a site-specific basis. Incentive amounts vary; some common lighting upgrades eligible for incentives through the program include:

  • T12 fluorescents to T8 fluorescents
  • High bay HID lighting to T5 or T8 fluorescents
  • High bay HID lighting to pulse-start metal halide lighting
  • Incandescent to compact fluorescents or cold cathode fluorescents
  • Incandescent to LED
  • Incandescent exit signs to LED exit signs

For more information regarding lighting requirements, incentive amounts, and program guidelines, visit Avista's web site or contact the utility directly.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Washington
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.avistautilities.com/business/rebates/washington_idaho/Pages/incentive_6.aspx
Administrator: Avista Utilities
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Other EE
  • LED Lighting
Incentive Amount: Custom Incentive: $0.08-$0.20 /first year kWh saved

T12 Conversion Incentives
T8 Fluorescent Fixtures: $16 - $128
T5 High Output Fluorescent Fixtures: $32
LED 2x4 Fixture: $16 - $64
Fixtures with Built-In Occupancy Sensors: $35

Interior Lighting
T5/T8 Fixtures (HID Replacement): $55 - $105
CFL Fixture (Incandescent Replacement): $10 - $25
LED/CFL/Cold Cathode Fixture (Incandescent Replacement): $10 - $40
Ceramic Metal Halide (Incandescent Replacement): $30
LED Exit Sign (Incandescent Replacement): $25
Fixtures with Built-In Occupancy Sensors: $35

Exterior Lighting
LED Fixtures (HID Replacement): $75 - $200
Induction Fluorescent Fixtures (HID Replacement): $100 - $150
Digital HID Fixture (HID Replacement): $200 - $500
LED/Low-Wattage Lamp (Incandescent Replacement): $10
Cold Cathode (Incandescent Replacement): $10
Equipment Requirements: Eligibility for lighting products not listed in the T12 Conversion Form or Interior/Exterior Non-T12 Form (available on the program web site) will be handled on a site-specific basis.
Installation Requirements: Incentives are for Avista customers of rate schedules 11 or above.


Name: Avista Utilities
Address: PO Box 3727
Spokane WA 99220
Phone: (800) 227-9187
Email: rebates@myavista.com
Name: Camille Martin
Phone: (509) 495-4276
Email: camille.martin@avistacorp.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.