Lighting

Upgrading to new energy-efficient lighting, fixtures and controls can save energy, improve productivity, enhance product displays and more.  

Commercial lighting incentives are based on an amount per watt-reduced basis. Customers are categorized into three groups based on annual energy usage and peak demand. Select the button below to find your category.

Instant incentives

Instant incentives cover up to 70 percent of the cost to purchase qualifying LED lighting. Instant incentives are available for easy-to-install lamps that fit in many existing light fixtures.

Option 1: Get instant incentives from a participating distributor

  1. Identify which lamps to upgrade at your facility.
  2. Purchase qualified lamps from a participating instant incentive distributor and receive your instant incentive as a credit on your invoice from the distributor.
  3. Complete the instant incentive customer application with your distributor.
  4. Install new lamps in your facility and enjoy the savings!

Option 2: Apply for incentives with a post-purchase application

  1. Identify which lamps to upgrade at your facility.
  2. Purchase qualified lamps from a vendor of your choice.
  3. Complete and submit the lighting post-purchase application, invoice and required documentation. Here are instructions for IRS Form W-9.
  4. Install new lamps in your facility and enjoy the savings!
  5. Receive incentive check within 45 days of completion of Step 3.
Lamp style (technical name) How you know it Incentive amount*
A-lamp

A-19 lamp less than 8W, medium base

A-19 lamp greater than or equal to 8W, medium base

A-21 lamp greater than or equal to 12W, medium base

$2 per lamp
PAR (parabolic aluminized reflector) Flood lights, spot lights and recessed can lights $3 per lamp
BR (bulged reflector) Recessed can lights and ceiling lights $3 per lamp
MR16 reflector lamp Mini-spot lights / track head lights $4 per lamp
Pin-based lamp

PLC Pin-based lamp less than 10W $4 per lamp
PLC Pin-based lamp greater than or equal to 10W
$4 per lamp
PLL Pin-based lamp $6 per lamp
Decorative lamp (candelabra, globe) Open light fixtures and vanities $2.50 per lamp
HID replacement lamp Less than 40W $10 per lamp
Greater than or equal to 40W and less than 80W
$25 per lamp
Greater than or equal to 80W and less than 150W $35 per lamp
Greater than or equal to 150W
$50 per lamp
TLED lamp – Type A, A/B dual mode with LED driver Linear fluorescent form $3 per lamp
TLED lamp – Type B $3 per lamp
TLED lamp – Type C $3 per lamp
TLED lamp – Type C with available continuous dimming $5 per lamp
Retrofit kits Troffer kit $18 per fixture
Linear ambient kit $9.50 per fixture
Recessed downlight kit $10 per fixture
Wall pack replacement fixtures Greater than 20W and less than 75W
$20 per fixture
Greater than 75W
$50 per fixture

*If you are already working with a lighting vendor on a lighting project, please note that only one incentive is available per lamp. Discuss with your lighting vendor prior to accepting instant incentives from a distributor. Incentives will pay up to 70 percent of qualifying Purchase Transaction-level Costs per measure. Purchase Transaction-level Costs are subject to Rocky Mountain Power approval. Additionally, there is a limit of 350 lamps per transaction per day. Multiple consecutive capping purchases may be denied.

Incentives for lighting retrofits

Get cash incentives and technical expertise for lighting upgrades. You can choose a Wattsmart Business Vendor or an independent energy consultant for a lighting analysis.

  1. Before you start your project, contact us or a wattsmart Business Vendor and complete a general application. We will need to verify existing equipment through an inspection to establish an energy baseline.
  2. We provide an offer letter for you to sign before you order equipment. You provide your tax ID in a completed W-9 form so we (or our program administrator) can prepare a 1099-Misc. (if required) following the incentive payment.
  3. Upgrade your lighting. 
  4. Submit project cost documentation including invoices with a breakdown of materials and labor. Then, contact Rocky Mountain Power or your wattsmart Business Vendor for a post-installation inspection.
  5. Receive incentive check within 45 days of completion of step 4.

Incentives for new construction/major renovation

Get cash incentives and technical expertise for lighting installed as part of  new construction. You can choose a Wattsmart Business Vendor or an independent energy consultant for technical expertise.

  1. Before you start your project, contact us or a wattsmart Business Vendor and complete a lighting application package for major renovations.
  2. We provide project pre-qualification. Be sure you receive pre-qualification before you order equipment. You provide your tax ID in a completed W-9 form so we (or our program administrator) can prepare a 1099-Misc. (if required) following the incentive payment.
  3. Complete your new construction project.
  4. Submit project cost documentation including invoices with a breakdown of materials and labor. Then, contact Rocky Mountain Power, a post-installation inspection may be required.
  5. Receive incentive check within 45 days of completion of step 4.

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