For Current Trade Allies

Thanks for helping us save energy in Michigan!

Thanks for being a part of the Energy Optimization program team. We value your partnership, and are dedicated to making your experience with our programs positive, productive and valuable. Below, you’ll find links to our member utilities' pages where you can locate all of the current applications and forms you will need to complete a project.

Trade Allies

Bonus Rewards

Residential HVAC Contractor Reward Application
Contractors may be eligible to receive one $100 reward for each new mini/multi-split ductless air-source heat pump, central air-source heat pump, ground-source heat pump, or heat pump water heater installed, for which an Energy Optimization Residential HVAC Incentive Application has been submitted and approved.  The contractor must be currently enrolled as a Trade Ally with the MECA Energy Optimization program to be eligible for the Contractor Reward.

C&I and Agribusiness Trade Ally Reward Application
Contractors may be eligible for a reward up to $400 when submitting an error-free incentive application on behalf of their customers. Customers get a great incentive for energy-saving improvements, and contractors receive a reward in the amount of up to 20 percent of the customer’s incentive. Trade Ally Rewards are limited to a total of $5,000 per Trade Ally per calendar year.

Note: Trade Ally Rewards are not available for utilities in the Upper Peninsula in 2019.

Available Incentives

2019 Residential HVAC Incentive Guide

A complete list of financial incentives available to make energy-saving improvements more affordable for residents.

2019 Commercial & Industrial Incentive Guide

A complete list of financial incentives available to make energy-saving improvements more affordable for businesses.

Sample Invoice

A complete incentive application must include an attached invoice detailing the costs of the project. Here is an example of an itemized invoice that includes the required information.

Trade Allies Overview
We help connect electric utility members and customers with local professionals who can help them select the best energy efficient products and equipment.

Find a Trade Ally
Search for a list of participating trade allies in your area.