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Business Efficiency Programs

Commercial and Industrial CenterPoint Energy's Commercial & Industrial programs aim to assist customers in reducing energy usage by offering incentives for energy efficient projects and for load curtailment. The programs also reward participants with incentives for taking energy-efficient measures.

Current program offerings include:

Commercial & Industrial Standard Offer Program
Incentives are offered to contractors who install qualified upgrades in new or existing commercial and industrial facilities.

Commercial Load Management Program
A load curtailment program that offers incentives to commercial and industrial customers for curtailing or shifting a load when notified.

Healthcare Energy Efficiency Program
Specially designed for small to medium-sized healthcare facilities such as clinics, hospitals, assisted living/nursing care and medical offices. Customized solutions, technical support and cash incentives are offered for efficiency upgrades.

Identifies no-cost or low-cost tune-up measures that existing commercial and industrial customers can implement to reduce demand and energy usage.

Sustainable Schools Program
Provides public and private schools with educational materials and activities that promote environmentally conscious behavior in the staff and students resulting in energy savings both at school and in homes.

Texas SCORE/CitySmart Program
Promotes energy efficiency upgrades at public and private schools, colleges and cities through incentives, technical assistance, engineering analysis and performance benchmarking.



Identification Notice Form
The Public Utility Commission of Texas (Commission) revised Substantive Rule §25.181, Energy Efficiency Goal in Project No. 39674. The revised rule allows certain Industrial customers taking service at Distribution level voltages to not be charged costs associated with programs provided under the rule.  The revised rule was approved by the Commission on October 11, 2012, with an effective date of January 1, 2013.

Distribution level voltage Industrial customers interested in the provision should complete the Identification Notice Form and submit it to

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