Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Does Make Sense For Your Business? Title It Slide National Grid SURE Symposium S Syracuse, NY Jim Stapleton Manager – Energy Products NY November 3, 2010 T d ’ Topics Today’s T i Why the Buzz on Energy and Energy Programs? Statewide objectives Your business strategy on energy O Over the th last l t decade….. d d Where should your focus be? Too many choices, too little time! Who pays for the programs? How National Grid can be your energy advisor The cost to save that kWh Let’s not forget what we learned before EE p programs g Consider our Offerings! 2 “Minimizing our impact on the environment while delivering safe, secure and economic supplies of energy to customers is not an option, it is a i i i must.” – Steve Holliday, National Grid CEO www.powerofaction.com/efficiency Should Your Business Take the Next Step Towards Sustainability? Develop short and long term strategies for energy initiatives Integrate it into your business plans Let’s not forget key components of your energy costs: Delivery 25% Other 5% Demand 30% 3 Commodity (Supply) 40% www.powerofaction.com/efficiency Slide 3 KG2 Suggestion -- Change it to "Why Your Business Should Take the Next Step..." Gilberk, 9/28/2010 Should Your Business Take the Next Step Towards Sustainability? Don’t Don t forget good practices already in place Where’s the focus? …(evaluating too many choices) How to proceed? Is it better just to wait and proceed with gy issues once things g settle down -- in a energy year or two? Where does the program funding come from? How is it calculated? 4 www.powerofaction.com/efficiency Slide 4 KG3 Suggestion -- Change it to "Why Your Business Should Take the Next Step..." Gilberk, 9/28/2010 M ki Choices Making Ch i In I a Complex C l Environment E i t Saving the kWh through efficiency versus just paying i for f it. it Is I it worth th it? 5 Who knows energy better than us? In fact, we’re telling you how to use less of our p product. ((What other business does that?) Let us be your trusted energy advisor. We provide assistance with energy related issues to over 50 50,000 000 commercial & industrial customers. Integrate your key players in energy decisions. Many times nott the th case… Avoid making it harder than it needs to be. www.powerofaction.com/efficiency I’ Here I’m H to t Introduce… I t d National Grid’s Energy Initiative Programs Provide energy efficiency strategies that make sense for your business gy Provide innovative energy-efficient technologies which offer business owners an opportunity to enhance reliability y and reduce energy gy use Systems quickly pay for themselves through improved performance and cost reductions 6 www.powerofaction.com/efficiency Wh t will What ill the th programs do? d ? Our Energy Initiative programs are designed to provide solutions for your business to save money, money improve energy performance, performance and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by: Providing g financial incentives and technical assistance to replace inefficient equipment or systems to: Reduce your operating costs Increase your productivity Reduce your carbon foot-print Integrate gas and electric energy efficient opportunities for existing buildings and equipment 7 www.powerofaction.com/efficiency W are Here We H tto H Help l Help…each business customer prioritize and reach financial goals l b by simplifying i lif i what h t seems lik like a complex l process Help…prove how energy efficiency can improve your bottom line Help…defray some of the costs with incentives that reduce your overall costs for systems improvement Help…by assisting you throughout the process from completing your application to receiving your incentive check Help…you take pride in being ahead of the curve As your trusted energy advisor, National Grid’s experienced energy efficiency professionals will help you transform your business practices. 8 www.powerofaction.com/efficiency How are we helping? By simplifying the process of using energy more efficiently. Identifying and implementing the energy-saving technologies right for your business can be time consuming and confusing O Our Energy E Initiative I iti ti programs require i a minimal i i l investment of time on your behalf We will personally walk you through the process Rec eive Select and Submit Ince Post Install Application ntiv I Inspection i (You, your Account Manger, Equipment (NGrid) NGrid Energy Consultant or e (You or vendor) vendor) Che ck 9 www.powerofaction.com/efficiency How Do I Qualify? Customer must pay into System Benefits Charge (SBC) Electric: Customers on Rates 2, 3, 3A, & 7 2, 3 3, 5 5, 7 & 8 Gas: Firm customers on Rates 2 Retrofit - for existing buildings only; no new construction Cannot receive an incentive from National Grid and an incentive from NYSERDA for the same measure 10 www.powerofaction.com/efficiency Electric & Gas Programs Technical Assistance Technical Assistance Technical Assistance (TA) Study Engineering study to identify, understand and assess opportunities t iti for f reducing d i operating ti costs t associated with the investment of energy efficient equipment. We provide access to technical experts who: Evaluate potential energy efficiency opportunities Calculate any financial incentives that may be available Sample Studies include: Energy E Management M t Systems S t (EMS) Multiple Compressor Applications Most studies show 10-20% savings in existing buildings Combustion controls on boilers Re-using waste heat to pre-heat water/air Cost: National Grid will typically pay 50% of the cost up to a maximum of $ $10,000 , 13 CNY S Service i C Contracts: t t • O’Brien & Gere • C&S Companies • An assessment may also be provided by independent consultants / engineering firms with pre-approval from National Grid’s Technical Representative. www.powerofaction.com/efficiency Ineligible Custom Measures The following measures will not be considered: 14 Lamp only conversions Manual thermostat reset Black boxes Thermal storage Leased equipment (air compressors) Used or “rebuilt” equipment Rebuilding existing equipment Redundant equipment Power factor correction Cogeneration www.powerofaction.com/efficiency Next Steps Next Steps Contact your Key Account Executive or C Commercial i l Energy E Consultant C lt t Fill out a survey and one of our Commercial Energy Consultants will contact you Visit us on the web at: www powerofaction com/efficiency www.powerofaction.com/efficiency 16 www.powerofaction.com/efficiency C Commercial i l Energy E C Consultants lt t 17 www.powerofaction.com/efficiency I Closing In Cl i Keep it simple….or at least try to minimize the perceived i d complexity l it off program participation ti i ti Most likely, overall energy costs will not go down; some EE strategy is highly suggested Bring in multiple players - Energy costs are not just the Facilities Department problem - Find common ground Looking out five years… 18 www.powerofaction.com/efficiency for attending today. I hope this time has been useful for you and your business!