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Jamestown BPU Lighting and Motor Rebates for Commercial and Industrial Customers

Contact Dan Reynolds, the BPU Energy Efficiency Coordinator at 661-1646
for more information on rebate eligible equipment.

The BPU offers commercial and industrial customers financial incentives (rebates) for energy efficiency projects. The programís goal is to promote investment in new high quality lighting and motor equipment that operates at a very high level of electrical efficiency.

Do I qualify?
Commercial and industrial customers classified as service class 2 or 3 qualify for the program.

What is included in the rebates?
The purchase cost of new permanently installed light fixtures, ballasts, bulbs, sockets, LED exit signs, occupancy sensors, electric motor and variable speed drives qualify for the program. All LED fixtures must be listed on the Design Lights Consortium directory, or pre-approved by the Energy Efficiency Coordinator.

What is NOT included in the rebates?
Portable equipment and labor costs to install equipment are not included.

Is there a limit to how much I can receive in rebates?
Yes, companies are limited to a maximum of $15,000 of rebates annually.

How do I participate?
Any project with a total anticipated rebate of $1,000 or more must contact BPU Energy Efficiency Coordinator, Daniel Reynolds, at 661-1646 to have a lighting assessment conducted before the project begins.

Jamestown BPU Lighting and Motor Rebates Application

To receive your rebate you must submit -

  • A copy of your businessesí recent BPU electric bill
  • Lighting and Motor Rebate Form
  • A copy of the dated invoice, clearly showing equipment type and quantity
  • Sufficient technical product documentation showing that equipment meets specifications.

Mail or deliver to:
Jamestown BPU Customer Service
92 Steele Street, P.O. Box 700
Jamestown, NY 14702-0700
ATTENTION: Lighting and Motor Rebates.

Qualifying Measures Worksheet

Approved Measure Efficiency Criteria documentation required Incentive Amount (not to exceed equipment cost)
LED Light Fixtures (interior or exterior) Must be new LED hard-wired fixture. Fixture must be DLC listed or receive pre-approval. 16-30 Watts: $20 each
31-60 Watts: $40 each
61-100 Watts: $50 each
101-200 Watts: $100 each
201 Watts or greater: $150 each
4' Linear LED lamps Must be new DLC listed lamps. Can be with or without integrated ballast. Up to $5 per lamp
High Bay T-5 fixtures Fixtures must be new Up to $50 per fixture
Occupancy sensors Each unit shall be hardwired, passive infrared and/or ultrasonic. Manual ON override capability is NOT eligible. Up to $30 per control
NEMA Premium Efficiency Motors 1-200 HP for qualifying equipment 1-7.5 HP: $25 per HP
10-25 HP: $15 per HP
30-100 HP: $7.50 per HP
125-200 HP: $5 per HP
Variable Speed Drives (VSD) for single-speed motors Must submit documentation of motor HP that drive is controlling 1-10 HP:$200 per HP
15-25 HP:$125 per HP
30-50 HP: $100 per HP
60-100 HP: $75 per HP
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment(EVSE) Must be hard wired level two or higher charging system 100% of the cost of the EVSE
HVAC Must be new Energy Star rated equipment Contact for more information

General Terms & Conditions:
The Jamestown BPU may choose to inspect locations to verify satisfactory completion of the projects and to measure and verify energy savings. Misrepresentation of installation location or measure eligibility may result in forfeiture of the incentive award and prosecution.

Customers are responsible for any such tax implications associated with reimbursement. The BPU is not responsible for any tax consequences associated with any payments. The BPU assumes no responsibility for performance of equipment and equipment warranty. The equipment must be purchased new and installed within 90 days of the purchase date. The customer relieves the BPU of all liability associated with this project. The BPU reserves the right to terminate or modify this program at any time.

If you have any questions concerning the program, please contact:
Dan Reynolds
Energy Efficiency Coordinator
Jamestown BPU
P.O. Box 700, 92 Steele Street
Jamestown, NY 14702-0700
Phone (716) 661-1646

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