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Denton Municipal Electric - Standard Offer Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 04/23/2012
Program Overview:
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Motors, Motor VFDs, Custom/Others pending approval
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial
Amount:Less than or equal to 100 kW: $100/kW saved over the minimum set by city, state, and federal energy efficiency standards
Savings of more than 100 kW: $125/kW saved over the minimum set by city, state, and federal energy efficiency standards
Maximum Incentive:50% of total project cost
Eligible System Size:Customer must have minimum peak demand of 200 kW
Demand reduction must be a minimum of 50 kW
Lighting incentive will not count for more than 65% of total project
Equipment Requirements:Energy efficiency upgrade must be in service for at least 10 years
Replaced equipment must be disposed of and cannot be put back into service
Installation Requirements:Customer must provide active phone line to electric meter
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Within the GreenSense program, Denton Municipal Electric's Standard Offer Program provides rebates to large commercial and industrial customers for lighting retrofits, HVAC upgrades and motor replacements. Customers must submit a proposal and application with estimated project cost, estimated demand savings, and method of the deman savings calculation. Customers will be notified in writing within 30 days of complete application submission if the project has been accepted. DME will schedule an initial inspection for eligible applicants. Within 30 days after project completion, the customer must set up a final inspection to verify demand reduction and arrange a rebate credit to the account. For full details, the program web site and guidelines.

  DME GreenSense Program
Denton Municipal Electric
1659 Spencer Road
Denton, TX 76205
Phone: (940) 349-7137
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