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Groton Utilities - Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs

Eligibility 
Commercial
Industrial
Local Government
Nonprofit
State Government
Federal Government
Savings Category 
Refrigerators/Freezers
Lighting
Lighting Controls/Sensors
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
Motors
Custom/Others pending approval
Other EE
Vending Machine Controls
Maximum Rebate 

Lighting/Vending Machine/Door Heater Controls: 50% of total cost

Program Info
Sector Name 
Utility
Administrator 
Groton Utilities
State 
Connecticut
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Lighting (Retrofit): $0.14/kWh saved
T8/T5 Fluorescent Fixture (New Construction/Major Renovation): $7 - $50
Pulse Start Metal Halide Fixture (New Construction/Major Renovation): $20
Dimmable/Controllable Ballast (New Construction/Major Renovation): $40
Lighting Sensors (New Construction/Major Renovation): $2 - $30
HVAC Controls: $250/control
Single Package/Split System Unitary AC: $200- $300/ton
Air-Source Heat Pump: $200 - $300/ton
Water-Source Heat Pump: $300/ton

Vending Machine Controls: $0.14/kWh saved
Door Heater Controls: $0.14/kWh saved

Summary 

Note: Due to possible funding constraints, all rebate applications must be pre-approved before purchasing any equipment.

Groton Utilities, a municipal utility, offers incentives for commercial and industrial customers to install energy-efficient equipment in eligible facilities through several efficiency programs described in detail on the web site above. Rebates for

  • efficient lighting retrofits and vending machine controls (based on number of kilowatt-hours (kWh) saved) 
  • new energy-efficient lighting 
  • high-efficiency motors (based on the number, type, and efficiency rating of units installed) 
  • HVAC equipment (based on the system size and efficiency) 

In some cases the rebate is limited to 50% of the total project cost. Applications are available on the utility's web site, and in some cases an application must be submitted for approval before construction begins. Groton Utilities may perform a post-installation inspection at the utility's discretion.

Groton Utilities also offers cash incentives for customers who participate in the utility's Demand Response Program. This voluntary program requires customers to reduce electricity consumption when the electric system is severely constrained and the price of electricity is high. Contact Groton Utilities for more information on these incentive offerings.