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Save money with energy-efficient commercial food service equipment

You can receive cash incentives for purchasing qualifying, energy-efficient commercial food service equipment. Upgrade your kitchen with the latest technologies in cooking and hot/cold storage equipment and save a bundle on your annual energy costs.

Chef bakingLook for the ENERGY STAR® label on the following appliances: fryers, holding cabinets, commercial refrigerator / freezers, and steam cookers.

Did you know that:

  • For each ENERGY STAR-qualified electric steam cooker you purchase, you can save on average $450 per year on your utility costs
  • Commercial solid door refrigerators and freezers are up to 45 percent more efficient than standard models
  • Hot food holding cabinets with the ENERGY STAR label can provide you with up to 4,100 kWh of annual energy savings

Visit the Food Service Technology Center website to obtain a qualified equipment list and other useful information on efficient commercial kitchen best practices.

Here are the forms you'll need:

pdf Food Service Equipment Rebate Application [PDF: 329K]
pdf Sample invoice [PDF: 127K]

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

Attn: Food Service Equipment 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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Last updated: 1/28/2015 5:54:23 PM