Rebates and incentives offered by electric utilities and regional energy-efficiency organizations are currently enjoying a major upswing, providing a significant resource that can reduce the cost of investing in energy-efficient lighting.
According to the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE), energy-efficiency rebate and incentive programs reached $6.8 billion in 2011, up 26% from 2010 ($5.4 billion) and 55% from 2009 ($4.4 billion). Utilities and other organizations now offer programs covering approximately 80% of the United States.
Article: Pushing for Returns
The Electrical Contractor Magazine: the Official Publication of the National Electrical Contractors Association.
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