Lighting Rebate Program


Rebates can Help Small Businesses Replace Lights, Save on Energy Costs

Austin Energy is working with small business customers to help reduce energy use and cut their costs. The Small Business Lighting program covers up to 80 percent of the cost for replacing existing T-12 lighting with 32-watt T8s or better. Lots of Austin Energy customers have already taken advantage of this program rebate and are seeing the energy savings on their bills.


How It Works: 

The process is simple. A local Austin Energy-approved lighting professional will complete an assessment of your facility and provide you witha helpful proposal detailing:

  • How much Austin Energy will pay.

  • How much you will pay.

  • How much energy and money you can save.


What it covers: 

  • Interior (On-Peak) Lighting - The replacement of:

  • Incandescent lamps with CFL or LED lamps

  • T-12 fluorescent lamps and magnetic ballasts with T-8 or T-5 fluorescents with electronic ballasts or LEDs

  • HID (metal halide, high pressure sodium) with energy-efficient fluorescents or LED fixtures.


Why Participate?

Check out these benefits for you business:

Greater energy saving and lower electric bills

An average of 12-to-24 month payback on your upfront investment

A trusted contractor who works around your schedule

State-of-the-art lighting that increase employee productivity and work quality, boosts, customer visits and sales and improves your overall business environment.


Electric Contractors provides professional lighting rebate and solar rebate programs in Austin, Pflugerville, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Georgetown, Hutto, and surrounding areas in central Texas. Contact us today to set up an appointment.