Customer Directed Rebate


One Size Does Not Fit All

Our Customer Directed Rebate Program tailors to your customized technology application.

The Customer Directed Rebate Program provides unique opportunities for energy-efficiency projects that may not otherwise fit into our standard rebate and customer assistance offerings. Now more than ever, customers have the opportunity to capitalize on a broader selection of energy-saving projects.

Customer DirectedWhat Types of Projects Qualify? 
Energy efficiency related projects that decrease electrical usage at a facility located in SVP service territory may qualify. Whether or not a particular project will be approved for a rebate is up to the sole discretion of SVP. 

What Types of Projects are Ineligible? 
Ineligible projects include self-generation, cogeneration and fuel switching projects, or those installed and completed before application pre-approval. Projects involving equipment not permanently installed or easily removed may also be ineligible for a Customer Directed Rebate. All energy-efficiency projects are subjected to SVP approval. 

Funding Limits

  • Incentives are limited to 65 percent of the project's cost
  • Maximum customer incentive per year and per project is $500,000

Here are the forms you'll need:

pdf Customer Directed Rebate Application [PDF: 343k]
pdf Sample invoice [PDF: 127k]

Once you complete the appropriate forms, either fax them to 408-243-0873 or mail them to:

Attn: Customer Directed Rebate
Silicon Valley Power Rebate Program
1601 Civic Center Drive, Suite 102
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Remember, you must apply for pre-approval of your upgrade plans prior to installation. For information on eligibility and program details, call 408-615-6650 or email us at

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