|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:
Advanced Lighting Program
The Commercial LED Lighting Program offers incentives for CenterPoint Energy commercial customers to upgrade OUTDOOR lighting (parking lots, garages and other facilities) with LED lighting and controls.
Commercial & Industrial Standard Offer Program
A standard offer program which offers incentives to project sponsors who install energy efficient projects in new or retrofitted commercial and industrial facilities. A qualifying facility will be one with a peak demand of at least 100 kW at a single site or a combined peak demand of at least 250 kW at multiple sites.
Energy Share Load Management Program
A group load curtailment program in which commercial customers curtail load when notified. Curtailments occur during the summer peak demand period of the year which consists of weekdays starting June 1 and ending September 30th during the hours of 1:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Healthcare Market Transformation Program
A program specifically designed for healthcare facilities, such clinics, hospitals, assisted living/nursing care and medical offices that provides customized solutions that focus on improving energy efficiency. Program services include technical support and cash incentives for efficiency upgrades.
Retro Commissioning Market Transformation Program
Promotes the “tune-up” of existing commercial buildings by evaluating facility systems and implementing low-cost measures targeted to improve HVAC system operation.
A program offered to public and private schools that provide educational materials and activities that promote environmentally conscious behavior in the staff and students resulting in energy savings at the school and in homes.
Texas SCORE Market Transformation Program
A program that promotes energy efficiency upgrades at public and private schools, colleges, and cities through incentives and services. Services include providing school management with planning, financial, and technical support.
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.