2019 Archive News & Events
Dec. 18 Webinar: 2020 Program Year
On Dec. 18, 2019 we held a webinar to inform you about the 2020 program year. During we discussed bonuses, the expansion of the Small Business Trade Ally Program, an invite to join the Trade Ally Council and more. To watch a recording of the webinar, click here.
During the webinar, we reviewed the results of the Q4 2019 Bonus Incentives. Due to the overwhelming success of the these bonuses, we have decided to extend most of them. See the updated chart below for total new incentives and, together, let’s kickoff 2020 strong!
Continue to use the Dec. 2019 version of the application and catalog. The bonus will be calculated and applied at the application finalization. Click here for official rules or contact your Energy Advisor.
Trade Ally Rollout
Thank you to all who joined us at the Breslin Center on Wednesday, Nov. 6 for our 10th annual Trade Ally Rollout. Here we laid out the plan for the future of clean energy and talked about what is ahead in the 2020 program year. Below are the slides from the event and the change log which contains the incentive changes from 2019 to 2020.
Click here for event photos!
Project of the Year Summary
A huge thank you to all who submitted an application and congratulations to RW LaPine, Honeywell and Wirostek Lighting! Each won a $5,000 award for their efforts in championing our programs! Be sure to submit your application this fall for the 2019 Project of the Year, more information to follow.
Trade Ally Engagement Forum Summary
Great conversation and Trade Allies made this event at Ford Field a success. On Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019, we had many of you join us to learn how you can offer your customers these energy efficiency programs: Industrial Energy Management, Compressed Air, Advanced Lighting Controls and others, while toss the football around on the field!
We want to help you sell more projects and to finish the year strong so we have provided bonus incentives for the following measures now through Nov. 30:
Example: Complete a lighting project using 100 lamps of measure LT118. The previous incentive would be $400. The new incentive is now $600!
Continue to use the April 2019 version of the application and catalog. The bonus will be calculated and applied at the application finalization. Click here for official rules or contact your Energy Advisor.
Limited Time Bonus on Exterior Lighting!
For a limited time, Consumers Energy is offering businesses* a 20 percent bonus incentive on installing exterior LEDs. This is for measure LT 201, check the application and catalog for more details on this measure. There’s never been a better time to reach your customers with an LED upgrade offer. Let us help you win more projects and provide customers with financial savings and a safer work environment.
*Must be a Consumers Energy electric business owner. The bonus is calculated at the time of incentive payment, it is not automatically calculated in the interactive application.
Trade Ally Engagement Forum
You’re invited! Join us Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Ford Field to learn how you can offer your customers these energy efficiency programs: Industrial Energy Management, Compressed Air, Advanced Lighting Controls and others, while showing your game day talent on the field!
Register here, now! Space is limited.
Project of the Year
It’s back! We are now accepting submissions for Project of the Year, which gives you the opportunity to showcase your most successful and innovative projects from the 2018 Program Year, with the chance to win $5,000 for yourself, and $15,000 for your customer if your project is selected as a winner!
Nominations must be submitted here by March 1st.