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Kentucky Utilities Company - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 11/19/2012
Program Overview:
State: Kentucky
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Chillers , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Motors, Motor VFDs, Chilled Water Reset, Thermal Storage, Energy Audit, LED Lighting
Applicable Sectors: Commercial
Amount:T5 Fixtures (T12 Replacement): $3 - $12
T5 HO High-Bay Fixtures: $15 - $74
T8 Fixtures: $1 - $16
T8 High-Bay Fixtures: $21 - $34
CFL Hardwired Fixture/Bulb: $4
CFL/LED Bulbs: $2
CFL Highbay Fixture: $35
LED Refrigerated Display Light: $6
LED Interior Lights: $5 - $10
LED Exterior Lights: $10 - $30
LED Pole Light Replacement: $30 - $88
Pulse Start Metal Halide: $12 - $24
Tubular Skylight: $121
Occupancy Sensor: $0.04/controlled watt
LED Exit Sign: $7
Packaged Terminal Air Conditioning: $10/ton
Unitary Air Conditioning/Heat Pump: $25 - $30/ton
Rooftop Air Conditioning/Heat Pump: $25 - $30/ton
Ground Source Heat Pump: $20/ton
Motors: $6/HP
Pumps: $120 - $750
VFD's: $24/HP
Air/Water Cooled Chillers: $26/Ton
Chilled Water Reset: $250 - $550
Thermal Storage: $100/kW offset
Energy Audit: Free
Maximum Incentive:$50,000 per facility per calendar year
Equipment Requirements:See application form
Installation Requirements:See application form
Web Site:

Kentucky Utilities Company (KU) offers rebates to all commercial customers who pay a DSM charge on monthly bills. Rebates are available on lighting measures, sensors, air conditioners, heat pumps, motors, pumps, variable frequency drives, chillers, chilled water resets, thermal storage systems, and a free energy audit. Customers must complete and sign an application form prior to project completion. Measure type, quantity and estimated completion date must be included. Eligible customers will receive an Installation Confirmation Form, which is to be completed and returned to KU within 90 days after project completion. Proof of purchase, installation details, model number, operable date and manufacturer's information must be included with form. Annual maximum rebate amount per calendar year, per facility is $50,000. Rebates will be received in check form within 45 days of receiving Installation Confirmation Form. New facilities are not eligible for this program. Please contact utility or visit web site provided above.

  Kentucky Utilities Company
One Quality Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (800) 356-5467
Web Site:
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