Commercial Programs


Smart Energy now offers a rebate for the installation of photovoltaic systems. T

Get a Solar Interconnection Agreement here.

Get a Photovoltaic Rebate form here.

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NOTE: Program changes have been made.  As of September 1, 2015 Smart Energy:

  • Added a dehumidifier and electric dryer rebate to the Appliance Rebate Program
  • Will now only rebate electronic ballast and T8's if they replace T12 - 40 watt fluorescent in he High Efficiency Lighting Rebate program
  • Changed the minimum qualifying efficiency for an air conditioner from 14 SEER to 15 SEER in the Efficient Air Conditioner Rebate program

For an application or request form click on the  highlighted word "here"

com custom rebate 

Commercial Custom Rebate Rebates for any commercial or industrial customer making a change that reduces summertime KW demand for electricity. Any electricity reducing installation or change can be evaluated for rebate. If there is an electricity savings that is not covered under another Smart Energy program, it could qualify for a $500 per KW saved rebate.

The Commercial Custom Rebate now includes photovoltaic systems!

Get the application by clicking here!

appliance rebate
Efficient Appliance Rebate
Rebates for efficient appliances including refrigerators, washing machines, electric dryers, dehumidifiers, and dishwashers. Get an application by clicking here
 power factor correction Power Factor Correction Rebate Power Factor Correction Rebate for equipment installation for commercial customers. Get an application by clicking here!
 com audit

Commercial Audit
Get an application by clicking here!

Sign up for FREE Commercial Energy Audit online!
 power watch

Power Watch
An energy conservation education and call to action program that helps keep electric rates low. It focuses on communication and education to help Ames become more energy smart.

 green choice Green Choices
An alternative energy resource development program that helps reduce our dependence on non-renewable fossil fuels, such as coal. It also aids in the development of a diverse mix of energy resources for Ames.
Click here for more information on Green Choices.
 com lighting Commercial Efficient Lighting
An incentive to the commercial businesses that buy and install efficient lighting. City of Ames Electric Services is partnering with commercial and industrial customers in an effort to reduce electrical consumption and electric bills, in addition to reducing the need for electric production.

Download a Commercial Efficient Lighting Rebate Form by clicking here!

 ac rebate Efficient Air Conditioner Rebate
An incentive to the customer for installing a residential size and style high-efficiency air conditioner.

Download an Air Conditioner Rebate Form by clicking here.
All air conditioner rebates require the installation of a Prime Time Power switch.

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