2021 is Flying By – Don’t Miss These Incentives Savings Opportunities

September 28, 2021

Time flies when you’re having fun…saving energy that is! It’s hard to believe we are approaching the end of 2021. Now is that time of year when utilities offer attractive bonus incentives to drive home energy savings goals before year-end. The Midwest leads the charge so far this year:

Xcel Energy – Minnesota
Got a TLED retrofit project in Minnesota?  Take advantage of double rebates for TLEDs and a 25% bonus rebate for screw-in lamps by the end of the year. Get the details here

AES
The former Indiana Michigan Power is offering 25-30% bonuses for prescriptive projects completed in Indiana by end of year. Custom projects must be completed by the end of 2022.

  • To be eligible for the 30% bonus, submit your Prescriptive program application or Custom program pre-application by September 30, 2021. Custom projects must be completed by December 31, 2022.
  • To be eligible for the 25% bonus, submit your Prescriptive program application or Custom program pre-application between October 1–December 31, 2021. Custom projects must be completed by December 31, 2022.

Ameren – IL
Save up to 85% of project costs in Illinois with competitive large incentive projects where more than 200,000 kWh can be saved. Applications are due September 30, 2021, and projects must be complete by September 30, 2022.

Ameren is also offering these increased incentives:

Measure

Previous
Incentive

New
Incentive

All VFDs
(BPC20, BPM1, PBC31)

$125/hp

$135/hp

BPC12 & BPC26
Air Cooled Chillers

$3,000/unit

$3,300/unit

BPL67
Interior LED Lighting

$0.45/watt

$0.50/watt

BPL50
Exterior LED Lighting

$0.45/watt

$0.50/watt

EV Charging – Xcel Colorado
Thinking of adding Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations for your next Colorado project? Your timing is great because Xcel Colorado recently rolled out a new incentives program for public EV charging infrastructure. Get the details here

Have project plans in other states? EMC keeps an eye out for the incentive opportunities that help you make the most of your Lighting + Controls projects. Contact us today to see how we can help!

 

Kris Leaf is EMC's Senior Manager of Customer Incentives. He has developed and managed energy efficiency incentive programs for numerous utilities including Xcel Energy, ComEd and MidAmerican Energy.