Energy Efficiency Portfolio (EEPs) EEPs was created through legislation and provides for incentives in the form of rebates for ComEd and/or Ameren Illinois utility customers. EEPs is designed to encourage those customers to purchase and install high efficiency electric equipment and systems to reduce electricity use and demand. DCEO Public Sector ComEd Private Business, Industry, Residential Ameren Illinois Private Business, Industry & Residential Public Benefit Funds from ComEd & Ameren Illinois Electric utility customers rider on electric bill effective June 1, 2008
Provides cash rebates or incentives for installing electric efficient equipment. Sets goals of 0.2% reduction in annual electricity load, rising to 2.0% by 2015 and beyond Utilities administer 75% of programs - Residential and Commercial DCEO administers 25% - Public and Low Income Electricity programs began June 2008 EEPs information: www.ileeps.org Natural Gas programs begin after June 2011
Local Governments Municipalities Townships & County Facilities Special Units of Local Government Library & Park Districts Public Safety Water Reclamation Districts Public Schools K-12 Public Schools Community Colleges State and Federal agencies Public Universities Privately owned Businesses Privately owned Industrial & Commercial Facilities Private Schools Private K-12 Schools Private Colleges Private Universities Not-for-profit Museums Foundations Trade Organizations Churches 501C3 Residential DCEO Public SectorComEd/Ameren Electric Utilities
YearStatewide Funds DCEO Share PY1 2008$53.2 million$12.9 million PY2 2009$109 million$26.4 million PY3 2010$165 million$40.1 million 2011 +$235 million$57 million Public Benefit Funds from ComEd & Ameren Illinois Electric utility customers rider on electric bill effective June 1, 2008.
Standard Incentive Program Custom Incentive Program New Construction Program Retro-commissioning Program Lights for Learning Program
Funding Level Ameren Illinois Electric Utilities ComEd PY3 Budget$5.9 million$16.6 million Remaining PY3 Funds $2.9 million$13 million Year 3 funds are available for projects completed 6/1/10 – 5/31/11.
New Applications received after December 13, 2010. Project completed and Final Application (all associated documentation) submitted to DCEO by April 15, 2011.
Energy Policy Act (EPAct) 2005 T-12 technology outdated and inefficient 7/1/05 started multi-step T-12 phase-out 7/1/10 T-12 ballast production ceased High performance T-8 and T-5 fixtures increase efficiency
Standard Incentive Program: T-12 upgrades include retrofits, new high performance T-8 and T-5 fixtures Approximately 20-50% increase in incentives For Pre-Approval Applications received after 12/13/10 and where the Final Application is received by April 15, 2011. Incentives cant exceed 100% of the Total Project Cost
Incentives cant exceed 100% Total Project Cost. Total Project Cost = Equipment + Labor (internal and/or contractual) Invoices and internal labor must be submitted
High Performance or Reduced Wattage 4-foot Lamp and Ballast$13.00 per Lamp Reduced Wattage 8-Foot T-8 8-foot Lamp and Ballast$18.00 per Lamp Specialty T-8 Lamps and Ballasts 4-foot U Tube and Ballast$7.00 per Lamp 2-foot Lamp and Ballast$7.00 per Lamp 3-foot Lamp and Ballast$9.00 per Lamp
Delamp, Permanent Lamp Removal Delamp, 4-foot Lamp, Ballast, Holders$12.00 per Lamp Delamp, 8-foot Lamp, Ballast, Holders$15.00 per Lamp Delamp, 4-foot Lamp, add Reflector$22.00 per Lamp Delamp, 8-foot Lamp, add Reflector$29.00 per Lamp
High Performance T8/T5 New Fluorescent Fixtures with Electronic Ballast Total Existing Fixture Watts less total New Fixture Watts $0.75 per Watts Reduced
Assist DCEO by submitting complete Applications that are clear and simple to verify. For New Fixture incentives submit photographs of existing fixtures. Submit CEE list with selected equipment circled. (See CEE slide) For New Fixtures submit contractor verification stating wattage and quantities of fixtures removed with Final Application. Reference the DCEO assigned Application number for project correspondence.
pdf: IL ENERGY NOW Addendum 121310.pdf xls: IL ENERGY NOW Forms Local Govt Public Schools and Community Colleges.xls xls: IL ENERGY NOW Forms Public Universities State Federal Govt.xls
Application Process Steps Step 1: Submit a Pre-approval Application Click the Pre-approval check box on the application Complete the appropriate worksheet Pre-Approval Applications need customer signatures Step 2: Receive Notice to Proceed from DCEO Step 3: Install Equipment or Perform Project Work Maintain documentation Step 4: Submit a Final Application Click the Final check box on the application Submit all required supporting documentation Final applications need customer signature Step 5: DCEO Processes Rebate or Grant
Copy of electric bill (final pages that list taxes and fees applied) Completed Pre-Approval Application and Signed Certification Form Follow Lighting Specifications and submit CEE lists with lamps circled. (See CEE slide) Applicable Lighting*, HVAC, Motors and/or Refrigeration Standard Incentive Worksheet(s) or Custom Incentive Application IL ENERGY NOW IL ENERGY NOW Form (either.pdf or.xls version) Light Survey (See Light Survey slide) Guidelines, Specifications and Application Forms at Energy Efficiency link at: www.illinoisenergy.orgwww.illinoisenergy.org
New Fixtures include: room/area, quantity of existing fixtures, description and wattage of existing fixtures, quantity of new fixtures, description and wattage of new fixtures. Retrofits include: room/area, quantity, description of existing fixtures, number of lamps in existing fixtures and number of lamps in retrofit fixtures. Lamp total shall match number of lamps indicated in the Lighting Incentive Spreadsheet. Retrofit lamps and ballasts shall be listed at: http://www.cee1.org/com/com-lt/com-lt-main.php3http://www.cee1.org/com/com-lt/com-lt-main.php3 Occupancy Sensors include: room/area, wattage of fixtures controlled. Light Survey totals match totals on Lighting Incentive Worksheet
Completed Final Application Signed Certification Manufacturer spec sheets, unless submitted with Pre-Approval or if equipment changed, or CEE lists with equipment circled Updated Lighting, HVAC, Motors and/or Refrigeration Standard Incentive Worksheet(s) or Custom Incentive Application Invoices and receipts For lighting projects, submit a Final Light Survey (See Light Survey slide) For new fixtures, provide note where installer indicates quantity and wattage of fixtures removed Total Project Cost on Final Application should match invoices or provide summary of internal labor www.illinoisenergy.org
New Applications: Sally Agnew, 217.785.5081 firstname.lastname@example.org Local Government: Andrea Reiff, 217.785.0164 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Public Schools: Byron Lloyd, 217.785.0201 email@example.com State and Federal and all Custom Projects: Gerald Downing, 217.557.5662 firstname.lastname@example.org@illinois.gov Public Universities and Colleges: Tom Coe, 217.785.2433 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Retro-commissioning & New Construction: Tom Coe, 217.785.2433 email@example.com@illinois.gov
Electric efficiency incentives programs available: Standard Incentive Program Custom Incentive Program New Construction Program Retro-commissioning Program Lights for Learning Program Gas efficiency incentive programs available after 7/1/2011 Further questions: firstname.lastname@example.org@illinois.gov DCEO EEPS PY4 Projects to be completed between 6/1/11 & 5/31/12
LinkInformation www.illinoisenergy.orgDCEO Energy Programs: guidelines, RFPs, contacts, applications, and other resources www.ActOnEnergy.comInfo on Ameren Illinois Utilities ActOnEnergy Business Programs www.ComEd.comInfo on ComEd Smart Ideas Business Solutions Programs www.ileeps.orgEEPS Information for DCEO, ComEd and Ameren Illinois Utilities EEPS programs www.sedac.orgSmart Energy Design Assistance Center: Technical assistance for businesses and public sector providing energy information, news and trainings, energy service provider list www.illinoisrecycles.comDCEO Recycling Programs for local government, businesses and non-profits www.illinoiscleanenergy.org IL Clean Energy Community Foundation: grants for energy efficiency, renewable energy and natural areas for local government and non-profits