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Commercial Energy Efficiency Program

Georgia Power’s commercial rebate program makes incorporating energy-efficient improvements into your business easy and affordable. Whether you’re replacing outdated, inefficient equipment or installing high-efficiency equipment during new construction, Georgia Power offers a variety of rebates to help you reduce the initial cost, resulting in lower energy consumption and savings.

Eligible Participants

Rebates are available to Georgia Power customers on a commercial revenue code. Residential and Industrial customers are not eligible. The maximum rebate for combination of measures is $25,000 per building per year.

Eligible Equipment

Eligible equipment and rebate amounts for existing buildings are broken down into exterior and interior lamp and fixtures. These measures are subject to the associated technical eligibility criteria. All equipment must be new.

Preapproval Requirements

All projects require preapproval from prior to purchasing and installing any equipment. After the application has been preapproved, the applicant will be notified in writing, assigned a project identification number, and given specific instructions. The applicant may then purchse and install the pre-approved equipment.

Rebate Caps

Custom savings projects will be capped at $40,000 per building per year. Outdoor pole mounted lighting projects will be capped at $10,000 per building per year.

The following examples illustrate how rebates are calculated for existing and new facilities

Existing 153,000 SF Warehouse

New 150,000 SF Warehouse


To qualify for new construction lighting rebates, projects must have an installed lighting power density (LPD) that is at least 20 percent less than the ASHRAE 90.1-2007 Interior Lighting Power Density Allowance. Building lights must operate a minimum of 1,000 hours. Rebate are also available for qualifying interior lighting control devices.

Project Requirements

Must provide maintaining light levels in accordance with IESNA recommendations. Must be new construction or major renovation (as defined).

  • Required Supporting Documentation
  • Proposed or final lighting submittal package
  • Manufacturer’s specification sheets for all equipment specified
  • Architectural cover page(s)
  • Lighting floor plan
  • Lighting fixture schedule and legend

Required Supporting Documentation to Obtain Rebate Payment

  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Final Payment documentation such as: Pay application with summary cost per division and Itemized invoice for electrical/lighting equipment


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