Energy Efficiency Programs brought to you by: Act 129: Beyond the Bulb Association of Energy Engineers January 18, 2018 Hollywood Casino, Grantville PA pplelectric.com/businessrebates
Act 129 UpdateBeyond the Bulb Presented by Joe Walter CLEAResult Account Manager Harry Devine PPL Key Account Manager
Who Are We? • CLEAResult operates utility energy efficiency programs around the country • We implement PPL’s Act 129 Commercial and Industrial programs • Our goal is to move the marketplace to a new level of energy efficiency – We change the way people use energy
Act 129 Energy Efficiency Legislation PA State Law • Enacted 2008 • Requires all public electric utilities to reduce impact on the electrical grid • Rate payer funded • Three phases, two completed • Phase III ends May 31, 2021
Business Energy Efficiency Program Technical Assistance Program Navigation Efficiency Rebates
PPL’s Energy Efficiency Programs • Residential, commercial, and industrial rebates for efficiency improvements • Offers: • Point-of-Sale Distributor Discounts • Direct Discounts through contractor network • Efficient Equipment rebates(Lighting, HVAC, kitchen equipment, EC motors, etc.) • Custom rebates: Everything outside the bulb!
PPL’s Phase 3 Program Standard Offering Beyond the Bulb Custom Projects Efficient Equipment • 1-1 replacement or new construction • Quick and easy calculated savings for: • Lighting and standard controls • Food service equipment • HVAC equipment and VFD controls • Refrigeration • Office equipment • Some compressed air • Agricultural equipment
Efficient Equipment Rebates • Performance-based rebates (one time) at: $0.05/annual kWh • Up to 50% of project cost or $500,000 • Standard list of measures • Savings calculated • Pre-approval required
Custom Rebates • Performance-based rebates (one-time) at: $0.06/annual kWh • Up to 50% of project cost or $500,000 • Savings measured and verified • Projects must pass cost effectiveness test (TRC) • Pre-approval required
Lighting Standard Lighting Controls !
Lighting —Efficient Equipment • New construction and retrofit • Interior and exterior • Fluorescents and LEDs • Controls (standard) • Occupancy sensors • Daylighting • Personal tuning (dimming, dual switching)
Lighting —Beyond the Bulb Advanced Lighting Controls Lighting Standard Lighting Controls !
AdvancedLighting Controls Networked control of lighting systems provides multiple levels of control at fixture or zone of fixtures Layered savings produces up to 85% savings Qualified projects paid at 6 cents per kWh
Advanced Lighting Controls —Beyond the Bulb Case Study, 3-shift manufacturing • Changed from 944 High Bay fluorescents to 468 LED with Advanced Lighting Controls • Energy savings • Lighting redesign 1,141,359 kWh • Controls 195,818 kWh • Intelligent tuning/control 341,327 kWh • Total Savings 1,678,504 kWh • PPL Custom Rebate $100,710 Standard Lighting 1-to-1 retrofit would have saved 945,541 kWh ($47,277 PPL rebate)
New construction Advanced Lighting Controls Lighting Standard Lighting Controls !
New Construction —Efficient Equipment • Rebates for efficient equipment – lighting and non-lighting • Beyond-code (IECC 2009) construction • Lighting and controls • HVAC • VFDs (non-code required)
New Construction —Beyond the Bulb Whole-building rebates • Requires hourly energy simulation model such as required by LEED • Model calibrated with performance data _________________________________________ Project Example: New 77,000 SF surgery center • LED lighting and high efficiency mechanical systems • 228,000 kWh/yr. verified savings • Rebate: $13,680 • Incremental costs: 10% Mechanical/Electrical Costs
New Construction Advanced Lighting Controls Lighting Standard Lighting Controls ! HVAC/Chillers
HVAC and Chillers —Efficient Equipment • New construction and retrofit • HVAC equipment above IECC 2009 code minimum - chillers, PTACs, RTUs, VRF, heat pumps • Heat pump water heater • VFDs for air handler units, chilled and hot water pumping, and cooling tower fans Process cooling is always custom
HVAC and Chillers —Beyond the Bulb • Advanced controls • Chiller optimization • Retro-commissioning • Energy recovery • Process cooling, etc.…
New Construction Advanced Lighting Controls Lighting Standard Lighting Controls ! HVAC/Chillers Motors & VFDs
Motors and VFDs —Efficient Equipment • Motor upgrades • Evaporator fan motors • Furnace fan motors • VFDs • Kitchen exhaust fans • Compressors • HVAC applications
Motors and VFDs —Beyond the Bulb • VFDs - Wastewater treatment plant blower motors - Ventilation systems • Laboratory • Agricultural • Demand controlled ventilation - Pumping systems (non-HVAC applications)
New Construction Advanced Lighting Controls Lighting Standard Lighting Controls ! Motors & VFDs HVAC/Chillers Compressed Air
Compressed Air —Efficient Equipment • New VFD compressors ≤75 hp • Cycling refrigerated dryers • Storage for load/no-load machine • Engineered nozzles • Zero loss condensate drains
Compressed Air —Custom • Demand side improvements • Leak repairs • End use efficiency improvement • Point of use storage • Air entraining nozzles • Supply Side improvements • Compressors • Dryers • Storage • Note; Vacuum systems fall into this category
New Construction Lighting Advanced Lighting Controls Miscellaneous Equipment Standard Lighting Controls ! Motors & VFDs HVAC/Chillers Compressed Air
Efficient Equipment —Miscellaneous • Food service and refrigeration • Office equipment • Vending machines—new machines and controls • Agricultural equipment • Etc. (see website)
New Construction Advanced Lighting Controls Lighting Miscellaneous Equipment Standard Lighting Controls ! Motors & VFDs HVAC/chillers Process Improvement Compressed Air
Process Improvements • Rebates available for improving a process that results in fewer kWh per widget produced • Improvement in energy consumption • Improved throughput • Must pass TRC • Must be pre-approved
What else can you find? New Construction Advanced Lighting Controls Lighting Standard Lighting Controls Miscellaneous Equipment $ HVAC/Chillers Motors & VFDs Process Improvement Compressed Air Beyond the Bulb!
Online Application Portal • Phase 3 project applications are submitted through secure portal. • Project documents may be uploaded through the portal. • Project status updates will be displayed in the portal.
How YOU can Benefit • Support Corporate Sustainability Goals • Improve Work Environment for Employees • Lower Operating and Maintenance Costs • Increase Production Outputs
How we can help • Technical Assistance and Expertise • Identify Energy Efficiency Improvements and Rebate Opportunities • Program Navigation