U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Federal Energy Management Program
Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs Available
July 28, 2004
FEMP's Utility Management Web site has the latest state-by-state information on energy efficiency and load management programs offered by local utilities and other state agencies. Information easily accessed by clicking on the state of interest.
Energy Efficiency Programs: can be either 1) public purpose programs which are administered either by utilities, state agencies or other third parties, and are paid for by utility ratepayers, typically through a non-bypassable System Benefits Charge which is instituted as part of restructuring legislation or rules or 2) utility programs administered by the local utility and paid by utility ratepayers through their bundled rates.
Demand Response Programs: Programs which provide incentives to curtail demand and reduce load during peak periods in response to system reliability or market conditions.