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⚠️ In compliance with Ohio House Bill 6, DP&L's mandated energy efficiency programs are ending. Learn More › 


DP&L cannot exceed the approved incentive budget for Business Rebate Programs. In an effort to more thoroughly evaluate the remaining budget, DP&L is suspending payment of Business Rebates. Should DP&L be able to resume rebate payments, rebates will be fulfilled based on the time stamp of completed applications.  Questions should be directed to


DP&L offered Rapid Rebates to help Business and Government customers overcome the upfront cost hurdle associated with energy efficient technologies. Although we are no longer accepting new Rapid Rebate applications, the information below provides a summary of the program and requirements for those customers who still have open rebate applications in our system.


To be eligible for a Rapid Rebate, your equipment must:

  • Meet the requirements posted on our website as of the date the equipment is purchased.
  • Use electricity as the fuel source and be installed in the DP&L service area.
  • Be comprised of new, unused equipment purchased from a manufacturer, distributor or contractor.
  • Be any of the following project types:
    • An energy efficiency measure added to an existing system.
    • Early retirement of equipment and replacement with more efficient equipment.
    • Replacement of failed or end-of-life equipment. 
  • Result in a net decrease in energy consumption or demand, once installed.
  • Be purchased and installed after January 1, 2020.


DP&L customers with applications on file may receive a rebate once the following steps are complete and all required documentation is on file:

1. A rebate application is on file with DP&L.

2. The following documentation is submitted: 

  • Customer’s DP&L account number
  • Product specifications for the equipment being installed
  • Proof of purchase for the new equipment
  • Proof of installation of the new equipment
  • Customer’s W-9

3. A post-installation inspection is performed, as needed.


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Additional Details

  • Rebate applications must be submitted to DP&L during the same calendar year in which equipment for the project is purchased.
  • For more information, view the program terms and conditions or contact us at
  • Rebate values are subject to change and apply only to new, unused equipment. Rebate measures and values for the 2020 programs are for equipment and services purchased and installed on or after January 1, 2020.
  • Rebates are issued directly to the customer. Each project will only be eligible to receive a single DP&L rebate.
  • Funds are allotted on a calendar-year basis and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • A rebate may not exceed the customer's cost of equipment at the measure level net outside funding received, not including taxes, warranty fees, installation costs, or maintenance fees. DP&L shall make the final determination regarding rebate amounts. Any individual account number will be limited in incentives in any calendar year to the greater of $250,000 or the amount equivalent to the dollars paid into the DP&L Energy Efficiency Rider for the individual account number during the preceding 12 months, with the exception of CHP projects.
  • DP&L reserves the right to deny any rebate.
  • All DP&L energy programs are subject to Public Utilities Commission of Ohio rules and regulations.