Energy Efficiency Lighting Incentive
Riverside Public Utilities offers customers incentives when they replace older, inefficient lighting with the most energy-efficient fixtures available. And now, we’re expanding this incentive program to include daylighting and occupancy sensors, along with solar tubes and sky lighting.
Energy Management Systems Program
With our Energy Management Systems Program, we help cover the cost of installation. If you’re planning on installing or upgrading your energy management system (EMS), call our account management team for assistance.
Water Use Efficiency Incentives
Working with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, our Water Use Efficiency Incentives can help lower your water usage and cost.
Commercial Waterwise Landscaping Rebate
The WaterWise Landscape Rebate Program provides incentives for Riverside Public Utilities residential and commercial water customers who replace existing lawn areas with water-efficient, California-friendly plants. Customers can receive up to $1.00 per square foot for living grass (lawn) that is replaced with WaterWise landscaping suited to our region’s semi-arid climate. Due to overwhelming participation and our need to provide a rebate opportunity to a greater number of customers, the maximum rebate for residential customers is limited to 3,000 square feet and 25,000 square feet for commercial customers.
LEED Construction Incentives
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, is a great way to create sustainable buildings. Riverside has created a program to encourage businesses to pursue LEED-certified designation.
Construction Incentive Program
With our Commercial Building Construction Incentives, we offer rebates for building projects that incorporate energy-saving designs and equipment. This rebate also covers expansion and retrofit projects that make Riverside’s existing buildings more efficient.
- Commercial Real Estate
Custom Energy Technology Grants
The Custom Energy Technology Grant program provides our business electric customers with the opportunity to request funds for the advancement of renewable energy and utility industry solutions.
Energy & Water Technical Assistance Services
In addition to rebates and incentives, Riverside Public Utilities offers tools that business customers can use to manage their energy and water consumption. Each of these services may be customized to suit your needs.
Business Photovoltaic Incentives Program
You can power your business with clean energy from the sun, and Riverside Public Utilities can help. With our Business Photovoltaic (PV) Rebate Program, we make it easier for commercial customers to harness solar energy by providing rebates for installation of PV systems on their businesses.
Agricultural Rates & Programs
To preserve and promote Riverside’s agricultural lands, the City offers water rates applicable to qualifying Greenbelt area customers. For Greenbelt properties with access to the Gage Canal system, the WA-8 Greenbelt Irrigation Service can help customers receive water from the canal.