Commercial & Industrial Rebate Program
We are in the process of resuming Energy Efficiency program activities after temporary suspensions due to COVID-19. We're taking extra measures to ensure the safety of our customers, contractors and employees. Prior to resuming program activities, our program partners are required to review and adhere to all New York State Safe Return to Work guidelines.
We appreciate your patience as we safely resume program activity.
Special Bonus and Higher Custom Rate
As restrictions begin to ease and we all take steps to get our business and daily routines back on track, we are offering a special bonus to our commercial and industrial rebate program participants:
- 15% additional rebate for all projects completed and submitted for payment from May 26 through November 30, 2020.
- Custom non-lighting rebate rate has been increased by 54% to $0.20 per kWh saved.
- Project-level screening is now available for custom projects, enabling bundling of passing/failing measures, which can increase total project rebate amounts.
Payment applications must be received complete with all required documentation by November 30 to be eligible for bonus rebate.
WHAT WE OFFER
Our program delivers energy efficiency options in two key ways:
- Prescriptive rebates for a broad range of specific predetermined measures.
- Custom rebates for projects that require site-specific assessments and are not eligible for any prescriptive rebates.
We now provide new construction rebates for customers who design and construct their facilities with energy-efficient equipment. Rebates can be pursued through either a Prescriptive or Custom application depending on the measure(s) installed. The incentive catalogs indicate which prescriptive measures are eligible for new construction.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
Our program is open to RG&E nonresidential commercial, industrial and institutional customers and municipalities who pay an electricity and/or natural gas System Benefits Charge (SBC) on their utility bills. Find more eligibility information.
FIND A CONTRACTOR
Our Trade Ally Network includes qualified commercial contractors and energy experts to help you with all your energy efficiency needs. Contact a Trade Ally today!
If you are a commercial contractor or consultant providing energy efficient equipment or services to our customers, visit our Trade Ally website.
Whether you are new to the C&I Rebate Program or want to learn about the 2020 updates, you can view our program kickoff webinar and seminar presentation below. The presentation includes a program overview, the application process, and 2020 highlights.
You can also use our convenient contact us form and we’ll respond to you within one to two business days.
ONLINE PROGRAM PORTAL
For our customers, would you like to check your project status? Do you need to find a contractor? You can do both, and more, with our online Program Portal powered by Efficiency Navigator. Create an account to apply for rebates or search for contractors in your area via the Find a Contractor Tool!
For our trade allies, set up your account and create your custom web profile!
Please note: IRS Form W-9 must be on file with RG&E before C&I rebate program payments can be made. Program applicants (parties receiving payment) are asked to include IRS Form W-9 along with other required rebate application materials. IRS Form W-9 is available at www.irs.gov.