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Payback & Incentives

Utility participation and incentives vary. Please contact your local utility to verify availability and amounts.

From $10 to $50

per basic control installed. (basic controls, measure series L)

–up to $200 max per fixture with NLCs
(general LEDs, measure series C)

–up to $600 max per fixture with NLCs
(high bay, measure series D)

Amount received for qualifying energy-efficient LEDs with NLC in commercial and industrial buildings.



A typical project payback based on a sample of lighting projects in BPA service territory, including incentives.

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Customer Benefits

Precise <strong>light control</strong> when and where it’s needed
Precise light control when and where it’s needed
Remote <strong>monitoring</strong> and <strong>control</strong> via smart devices
Remote monitoring and control via smart devices
<strong>Energy savings</strong> average 47 percent over facilities without controls
Energy savings average 47 percent over facilities without controls
Lower <strong>maintenance costs</strong>
Lower maintenance costs
<strong>Extended life</strong> for lighting fixtures
Extended life for lighting fixtures
LEDs operate at <strong>full potential </strong>
LEDs operate at full potential
Improved <strong>customer experience</strong> and <strong>employee productivity</strong>
Improved customer experience and employee productivity

Project Recommendations


  • Determine the project scope; consider assistance from a lighting contractor or your local field specialist.
  • Secure project approval from your utility. For advanced controls, refer to the NLC Qualified Products List.
  • Submit a complete application packet.
  • After approval, sign agreement and complete project.


  • For basic controls, demonstrate that they meet project requirements.
  • For advanced controls, show that they network each luminaire and control device, and that they employ at least two control strategies:
    1. Occupancy sensing.
    2. Daylight harvesting or photocell control with continuous dimming.
    3. Either high-end trimming or personal tuning.
  • Submit any post-installation documentation, including invoices.

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