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Silicon Valley Power - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Local Government
State Government
Federal Government
Multifamily Residential
Savings Category 
Clothes Washers
Lighting Controls/Sensors
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Motor VFDs
Processing and Manufacturing Equipment
Custom/Others pending approval
Other EE
Food Service Equipment
Vending Machine Controls
Personal Computing Equipment
Data Center Equipment
LED Lighting
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Maximum Rebate 

Maximum Customer Directed New Construction incentive per year: up to 65% of a project's cost, or $500,000 of Public Benefit funds per year
If building meets LEED criteria and exceeds Title 24 energy requirements by at least 10 percent, customer can get a rebate of up to $47,500.

Program Info
Sector Name 
Silicon Valley Power
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

New Construction (must exceed Title 24 Standards by at least 10%): $0.15 - $0.45/kWh saved, varies by the extent to which the building exceeds Title 24
LEED Qualification: Up to $47,500
Custom Measures: $0.06 - $0.15/kWh saved
Data Center Measures: $0.02 - $0.08/kwh saved
Central A/C: $80 - $100/ton
Heat Pump: $80 - $100/ton
Commercial Washing Machine: up to $400/unit
Ice Machines: $300 - $500 per unit
Vending Machine Controller: $120
Commercial Refrigerators: $75 - $225
Commercial Freezers: $100 - $500
Insulated Cabinets: $200 - $300
Electric Cooking Appliances: $200 - $1,000
Electric Steam Cooker: $750
ECM Motor for Walk-in Freezer
Lighting: $3.50 - $50/lamp, up to $175 per fixture
Lighting Controls: $15 - $44/sensor
LED Exit Signs: $27
VFD: $50
PC Units Configured: $15


Silicon Valley Power (SVP) offers a variety rebates to its business customers, capped at a maximum total incentive of $500,000 per customer per year. Rebates are available for the following:

  • HVAC systems  
  • Commercial Washing Machines 
  • Food Service Equipment 
  • Lighting  
  • VFDs
  • Data Center and PC Measures

In addition, Customer Directed Rebates are available for energy efficiency related projects that decrease electrical usage and may not otherwise fit into the other rebate offers. Rebate application forms, program guidelines, and equipment specifications may be found on the web site listed above. Contact SVP for any other information on this program.