How toTake Advantage of Incentives for Energy Efficiency

Posted by Jimmy Hovey on Tue, Mar 01, 2011 @ 15:03 PM

Consumers Energy announces results from 2010 energy efficiency incentive program. Energy-efficiency-news-consumers-energy-awards-11.3-million-in-incentives-2010

Hovey Electric has customers who took advantage of the utility incentive programs last year.  Consumers Energy posted the facts today from the 2010 program.

In 2010:

Total Utility Energy Efficiency Incentives:

2,450 Businesses took part in the program.

Those 2450 Businesses received $11,300,000 in incentives.

That is an average of $4,612 per business.

Total Annual Energy Savings

2,450 Businesses will save total of $15,400,000 annually.

That is an average of $6,285 per business.

Saving 124,700,000 kwh annually and 322,000 Mcf of natural gas annually. 

Total Utility Incentives paid out by Consumers Energy over the life of the program: $17,000,000

Energy Efficiency Incentive Money available for 2011:

$36,000,000 available for energy efficiency upgrades. 

(Source: Consumers Energy)

Take a look at the article, Consumers Energy Customers Savings Surpass 2010 Energy Efficency Goal By 17 Percent

Interested in finding out how much of that $36 million could be yours?

What could you do with an extra $523.75 (Average Energy Savings of $6,285/12=$523.75) in your pocket?  Let us know in the comments below.

Topics: Energy savings, energy efficiency, Utility Incentives