Special to T&D
CAYCE – South Carolina farm businesses can now be eligible for thousands of dollars in incentives for eligible energy efficiency projects through Dominion Energy’s EnergyWise for Your Business program.
The new program offerings provide additional support to eligible agribusinesses such as commercial dairy, poultry, pig and grain farms to help fund lighting upgrades and other energy efficiency projects.
The EnergyWise for Your Business program provides financial incentives and technical assistance to eligible non-residential electricity customers to replace aging and inefficient equipment and systems with energy efficient technologies.
Participating clients can claim up to $ 100,000 per eligible project type and client tax identification number each year, subject to terms and conditions. Types of projects include lighting, HVAC, catering, and custom.
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âAgriculture is a big part of South Carolina, and we’re excited to expand this successful program to meet the needs of these customers by finding the best fit for their operations,â said Annika Goodson, program manager. âProjects will require pre-approval to be eligible, so clients should contact us before starting a project. In this way, we can help them determine the best approach to optimize the financial incentives available.
The program provides incentives for cost-effective, site-specific technologies. Projects must demonstrate specific and proven energy savings and costs. Custom agrifood projects can include: