During the second quarter of 2017, fifteen local businesses received $194,893 in rebates from NPU for installing energy-efficient lighting in or around their facilities. In addition to the rebates, these customers will save an estimated $111,224 on their energy bills each year going forward.

A variety of projects were awarded rebates and incentives in Q2, including interior and exterior lighting upgrades as part of renovations or new construction.

Scranton Motors received a rebate of $75,000 for a major lighting upgrade project; Big Y received a rebate of $67,000 for upgrading coolers and interior lighting.

NPU provides rebates to business customers for replacing traditional incandescent lighting with light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and high-efficiency T8 linear fluorescent tubes. NPU customers receive rebates of 35% for the purchase of high efficient lamps and ballasts.

NPU also offers a 0% interest loan program for lighting upgrades with local lenders.

To learn more about these programs, contact Fawn Walker at 860.823.4153.