Lighting Retrofit (Self Install)

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) business customers have the option of doing the lighting installation themselves and/or with a contractor of their choice. This option, however, has the following eligibility and general requirements.

Customer Self-Install Eligibility

  • Applicants must have a valid AMP account and projects must be installed on the account listed on the application form.
  • In no case will AMP pay more than 100% of the actual non-taxed cost for the project.
  • AMP must approve the project before work proceeds and has final approval of all projects.
  • Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are exhausted.
  • All projects must have a pre-installation and post-installation inspection by AMP.
  • AMP reserves the right to modify or discontinue this program without prior notice at its discretion.

Lighting Retrofit Rebate Rate

The current rate is $0.23 per kilowatt-hour.

Customer Self-Install General Requirements

  • The projects must utilize new, energy-efficient equipment. Used, reconditioned, rebuilt, or restored equipment does not qualify.
  • AMP reserves the right to withhold funding for projects that do not meet technical requirements upon completion.
  • All fixture and reflective surfaces and lenses must be cleaned.
  • AMP reserves the right to require photometric layout details prior to reserving rebate.
  • The new equipment must be compatible with existing equipment and controls; and provide adequate light levels for the tasks being performed.
  • All installations must meet the technical requirements listed in the application forms and be installed in accordance with all applicable local, state, and national codes and ordinances.
  • AMP may require a third party of their choice to review a project at no cost to the customer or contractor.
  • AMP reserves the right to modify or discontinue this program without prior notice at its discretion.

How to Apply

Commercial Self-Install Lighting Rebate

Once we receive your application, we will contact you to schedule the pre-installation inspection. If the project is approved, you will be notified by AMP via email. After you’ve scheduled and completed the project, contact AMP to schedule the post-installation inspection. We will also require a copy of a paid invoice and proof of customer payment. Please allow up to 6 weeks to receive your applicable rebate check.