Presentation on theme: "Overview of ComEd Energy Efficiency Programs"— Presentation transcript:
1 Overview of ComEd Energy Efficiency Programs Jacob StollEnergy Efficiency Program ManagerComEd Smart Ideas
2 ComEd Territory Profile ComEd’s Service Territory covers most of Northern Illinois. ComEd serves 3.8 million total customers and 350,000 business customers.
3 Energy Efficiency Legislation Part of Illinois energy legislation passed in 2007Provides incentives for residential, commercial & industrial energy efficiency upgrades and equipmentRatepayer funded program offered by ComEd, Ameren Illinois and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)Currently in Program Year 7: June 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015ComEd first began offering energy efficiency incentives in Programs budgets and savings have ramped since then, but program budget is capped by legislation.
4 Illinois Power Agency (IPA) Established by energy legislation passed in 2007State office that procures electricity on behalf of utility customersStarting in 2012, the IPA was required to include all cost-effective energy efficiency as part of its procurement planIPA energy efficiency programs target residential and small business customers
6 Private Versus Public Customers ComEd - private sector85% of commercial customers are private sectorDCEO - public sector and low-income customers15% of commercial customers are public sectorFunding split: 75% for ComEd programs and 25% for DCEO programsResidential SolutionsBusiness SolutionsComEdComEd.com/HomeSavingsComEd.com/BizIncentivesPublic and Low-Income SolutionsDCEO
7 Smart Ideas for Your Home® Smart Ideas for Your Home includes 8 programs:Continuation of Existing ProgramsLighting DiscountsFridge and Freezer RecyclingHome Energy Reports – expanded to 1.7M customersElementary Energy Education – expanded to include all 3 natural gas utilitiesResidential New ConstructionRedesigned ProgramsHome Energy Assessment – Free assessment & installation of productsHome Energy Rebates – Central AC & WeatherizationMulti-Family Energy Assessments - Free property assessment & tenant-level products
8 Smart Ideas for Your Business® Smart Ideas Opportunity AssessmentsStandard and Custom incentivesNew ConstructionSmall Business Energy SavingsBusiness Instant Lighting Discounts (BILD)Commercial Building OptimizationRetro-commissioningMonitoring Based Retro-commissioningIndustrial Systems OptimizationCompressed AirProcess CoolingRefrigerationTargeted OutreachData CentersHealthcareProperty ManagementVery Large Industrial (Over 10 MW)IncentivesServicesSmart Ideas for Your Business has a number of elements that can help you become more energy efficient:The prescriptive and custom incentive program provides incentives for replacing or retrofitting equipment in existing buildings with more energy efficient equipment.The new construction program provides incentives and design assistance/services for new buildings, facility additions or complete rehabs.The retro-commissioning program is a “tune-up” service that identifies no-cost or low-cost things you can do to save energy costs.Technical assistance services are assessments that can help you find opportunities to save energy.The compressed air program provides studies to help your system run better and incentives to help you with capital improvements.The new Small Business program focuses on helping very small businesses become more energy efficient.8
9 ComEd.com/HomeSavings Contact InformationHow to Get StartedCall us(855) IDEAS-00(855)BusinessComEd.com/bizincentivesResidentialComEd.com/HomeSavingsDCEO informationIllinoisenergy.org9