City of Palo Alto Utilities Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program: Incentives for commercial customers to replace old equipment with new, more efficient equipment are available through the Commercial Advantage Program. In order to receive a rebate, the application must be accepted before the equipment is purchased. The rebate is capped at $100,000 per fiscal year and applies to replacement equipment only. Energy savings for the custom rebate must be estimated by a professional engineer. Facilities with at least 50% of square footage dedicated as lab space are eligible to participate in the Laboratory Energy Efficiency Program.
- Eligibility: Commercial and industrial
- Eligible Technologies: Clothes washers, dishwashers, refrigerators/freezers, dehumidifiers, equipment insulation, water heaters, lighting, lighting controls/sensors, chillers, furnaces, boilers, heat pumps, air conditioners, steam-system upgrades, building insulation, windows, motor VFDs, processing and manufacturing equipment, comprehensive measures/whole building, food service equipment, vending machine controls, personal computing equipment, LED lighting, tankless water heater, commercial refrigeration equipment and other custom measures pending approval