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Riverside Public Utilities - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Eligibility 
Commercial
Savings Category 
Clothes Washers
Dishwasher
Refrigerators/Freezers
Lighting
Lighting Controls/Sensors
Chillers
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
Windows
Doors
Motors
Motor VFDs
Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Custom/Others pending approval
Other EE
Personal Computing Equipment
LED Lighting
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Maximum Rebate 

The incentive cap is $25,000 for all programs per customer, per calendar year with the rebate being no more than 25% of the product/equipment cost

Program Info
Sector Name 
Utility
Administrator 
Riverside Public Utilities
State 
California
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Exit Sign: $25
PC Power Management: $15 per licensed PC
Energy Management Systems Assistance: $0.05/kWh saved annually
Lighting: $0.06 - $0.10/kWh reduced
Motors: $35 - $70; over 10 HP contact utility for rebate information
New Construction/Major Retrofits: $0.05/kWh reduced
Insulation: $0.05 - $0.10/kWh
Window/Doors: $1/sq. ft.
Window Film: $1/sq. ft.
Air Conditioning Systems: $150/ton
HVAC Tune Up: $10/ton
Refrigerator/Freezer: $100 - $200
Commercial Clothes Washer: $75
Room A/C: $50
Dishwasher: $50
Variable Speed Pool Pumps: $200
Shade Trees: $25/tree, up to 5 trees

Summary 

Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) offers a wide variety of rebates to commercial customers who wish to increase the efficiency of eligible facilities. Rebates are provided for

  • HVAC equipment
  • PC Management Systems
  • Lighting 
  • Motors 
  • ENERGY STAR® rated appliances

The maximum combined incentive for all rebates is $25,000 per customer account per year, with the rebate being no more than 25% of the equipment cost.

In addition to financial incentive programs, commercial customers may be eligible to participate in the Energy and Water Technical Assistance Program. This program provides customizable services to help businesses identify, track, and analyze energy saving opportunities. For more information, including program guidelines and applications, visit the program web site listed above.