Small business lighting

Save energy, money and time when upgrading your existing lighting system. We can help.

  • Washington small businesses on rate schedule 24 with annual usage less than or equal to 200,000 kWh (non-residential facility total) and/or total non-residential facility square footage of 20,000 square feet or less are eligible to participate.
  • Incentives are available for LED lighting and lighting control upgrades.
  • If you meet the above eligibility requirements and have annual usage less than or equal to 30,000 kWh annually (non-residential facility total) or are located in a Highly Impacted Community, you may be eligible for incentives up to 100% of eligible project costs. See details below.

To schedule a no-cost lighting assessment, call 1-855-805-7231, inquire by email or sign up below. 

Process and incentives for Small Business Lighting retrofits in Washington

  1. Schedule a free facility assessment conducted by a Wattsmart Small Business Approved Contractor. If you would like to contact an Approved Contractor to see if you qualify, just call us at 1-855-805-7231 or email.
  2. Review and approve lighting proposal and sign incentive application. You assign your incentive to the Approved Contractor and he or she will pass 100 percent of the eligible incentive on their invoice to you and take care of the paperwork.
  3. The Approved Contractor will install your new lighting. We may request to inspect your lighting upgrades to verify energy savings and quality of installation.
  4. Pay the Approved Contractor the balance of your project costs.
  5. Enjoy energy savings and better lighting!

Note: Pacific Power does not warrant the performance of qualifying installed equipment or the quality of the installation provided by the Approved Contractor.

CUSTOMER ELIGIBILITY

EQUIPMENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT

CUSTOMER INCENTIVE

Small business

LED Lighting Retrofits (not listed below)

$0.35/kWh

LED Exterior Full Fixture Replacement (except Street Lighting)

With upgrade to Advanced Dimming Controls

$0.18/kWh

Without controls upgrade

$0.10/kWh

LED Exterior Fixture Retrofit Kits (except Street Lighting)

With upgrade to Advanced Dimming Controls

$0.12/kWh

Without controls upgrade

$0.09/kWh

Lighting Controls (interior only)

PIR, Dual Tech, Integral Sensor, Basic or Advanced Networked Lighting Controls

$0.32/kWh

  1. Incentives for equipment listed in this table are only available for small business customers meeting customer eligibility requirements listed here.
  2. To be eligible for the incentives listed, the new lighting system must use less energy than the existing lighting system replaced or the baseline lighting system as determined by Pacific Power.
  3. Incentives are paid per kWh annual energy savings as determined by Pacific Power. Incentives are capped at 90% of Energy Efficiency Project Costs. Energy Efficiency Project Costs and energy savings are subject to Pacific Power approval.
  4. To be eligible for program incentives, installed lighting must be listed on one of the following Qualified Product Lists (QPL): DesignLights Consortium or ENERGY STAR®.
  5. Lighting control incentives ($/kWh) are paid per kWh annual energy savings from the installation of lighting controls as determined by Pacific Power.
LED –Light Emitting Diode
PIR – Passive infrared

Washington small businesses on rate schedule 24 with annual usage less than or equal to 200,000 kWh (non-residential facility total) and/or total non-residential facility square footage of 20,000 square feet or less are eligible to participate.

Wattsmart Small Business Approved Contractors will verify eligibility upon scheduling free facility lighting assessments.

Process and incentives for Very Small and Named Community small business lighting retrofits in Washington

  1. Schedule a free facility assessment conducted by a Wattsmart Small Business Approved Contractor. If you would like to contact an Approved Contractor to see if you qualify, just call us at 1-855-805-7231 or email.
  2. Review and approve lighting proposal and sign incentive application. You assign your incentive to the Approved Contractor and he or she will pass 100 percent of the eligible incentive on their invoice to you and take care of the paperwork.
  3. The Approved Contractor will install your new lighting. We may request to inspect your lighting upgrades to verify energy savings and quality of installation.
  4. Pay the Approved Contractor the balance of your project costs.
  5. Enjoy energy savings and better lighting!

Note: Pacific Power does not warrant the performance of qualifying installed equipment or the quality of the installation provided by the Approved Contractor. 

CUSTOMER ELIGIBILITY

EQUIPMENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT CUSTOMER INCENTIVE

Small businesses that meet specific eligibility requirements

 

Named community small business

 

LED Lighting Retrofits

$0.50/kWh

Lighting Controls (interior only)

PIR, Dual Tech, Integral Sensor, Basic or Advanced Networked Lighting Controls

 

$0.32/kWh

Notes for enhanced incentives for very small businesses and named community small businesses – lighting table:

  1. Incentives for equipment listed in this table are only available for select very small business customers and named community small business customers meeting customer eligibility requirements (see Customer Eligibility tab).
  2. To be eligible for the incentives listed, the new lighting system must use less energy than the existing lighting system replaced or the baseline lighting system as determined by Pacific Power.
  3. Incentives are paid per kWh annual energy savings as determined by Pacific Power. Incentives are capped at 100 percent of Energy Efficiency Project Costs. Energy Efficiency Project Costs and energy savings are subject to Pacific Power approval.
  4. To be eligible for program incentives, installed lighting must be listed on one of the following Qualified Product Lists (QPL): DesignLights Consortium or ENERGY STAR®.
  5. Lighting control incentives ($/kWh) are paid per kWh annual energy savings from the installation of lighting controls as determined by Pacific Power. 

LED –Light Emitting Diode
PIR – Passive infrared

Very small businesses on rate schedule 24 with annual usage less than or equal to 30,000 kWh (non-residential facility total) are eligible to participate.

Named Community small businesses on rate schedule 24 with annual usage less than or equal to 200,000 kWh (non-residential facility total) are eligible to participate. Named Community small businesses are located in Highly Impacted Communities defined as census tracts meeting at least one of the following two criteria:

  • The census tract is covered or partially covered by ‘Indian Country’ as defined in and designated by statute.
  • The census tract ranks a 9 or 10 on the Environmental Health Disparities Map, as designated by the Washington Department of Health (DOH).

Wattsmart Small Business Approved Contractors will verify eligibility upon scheduling free facility lighting assessments.

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