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Cash-Incentive Programs
Adrian Municipal Utilities offers incentives related to lighting, cooling, motors, pumps, electric water heaters, and custom processes in order to help facilities become more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Adrian Municipal Utilities

Compressed Air System Efficiency Audit
Commercial, industrial, and governmental customers who purchase electricity from Adrian Municipal Utilities are eligible to participate in the Bright Energy Solutions Compressed Air System Efficiency Audit Incentive Program. Eligible equipment must be connected to an electric service billed under a commercial or industrial rate class by Adrian Municipal Utilities.
Program Sponsor: Adrian Municipal Utilities

Compressed Air System Leak Survey
Commercial, industrial, and governmental customers who purchase electricity from Adrian Municipal Utilities are eligible to participate in the Bright Energy Solutions Compressed Air System Leak Survey Incentive Program.
Program Sponsor: Adrian Municipal Utilities

Infrared Testing
Alexandria Light and Power has teamed up with Missouri River Energy Services to help businesses detect potential equipment failures and reduce repair costs and downtime. This quick, easy, and non-intrusive predictive maintenance service will put your company on the path to saving time and money.
Program Sponsor: Alexandria Light and Power

Lighting Retrofit Rebate Program
Business customers are eligible for up to $300 in rebates for upgrading existing lighting with energy efficient lighting.
Program Sponsor: Alexandria Light and Power

Motor and Drive Rebates
The purchase of a premium motor garners a rebate of $3 per HP, while a variable speed drive rebate is set at $20 per HP.
Program Sponsor: Alexandria Light and Power

Off Peak Heating Program
This program offers incentives for reduced energy use during peak energy periods.
Program Sponsor: Alexandria Light and Power

Questline Internet Resource Service
Questline is awebsite that provides monthly newsletters focusing on energy-related, technology, or business subjects. This service also includes access to researchers, engineers, and development experts who will answer your general questions and help with product assessments and troubleshooting.
Program Sponsor: Alexandria Light and Power

Ultrasonic Detection Service
An ultrasonic inspection can help you detect bearing failures, compressed air or gas leaks, or process steam leaks. Alexandria Light and Power will rebate 50% of the total cost of the service up to a maximum of %500.
Program Sponsor: Alexandria Light and Power

Water Heater Rebate
Water heater rebates are open to nonresidential customers. Rebates for water heaters that hold between 50 and 80 gallons are up to $200. Water heaters that hold more than 80 gallons are eligible for rebates up to $350.
Program Sponsor: Alexandria Light and Power

Business Energy Efficiency Products & Services
Alliant Energy offers commercial customers incentives for energy efficiency, from cash rewards to on-site generation support programs.
Program Sponsor: Alliant Energy

Energy Expertise
Alliant Energy staffs the Business Resource Center with small business advisors trained to address energy management concerns.
Program Sponsor: Alliant Energy

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems
Rebates of $100 and up are available for the purchase and installation of a ground source heat pump.
Program Sponsor: Alliant Energy

Heating and Cooling Equipment Rebates
Programmable thermostats and natural gas water heaters are eligible for $25 rebates. Rebates for natural gas furnaces and boilers range from $100 to $400, while rebates for central air conditioners range from $75 to $225.
Program Sponsor: Alliant Energy

Interruptible Programs
Alliant Energy Interruptible customers are eligible for lower energy prices throughout the year. By reducing consumption during periods of high demand on the electric grid, they enable Alliant Energy to provide reliable, consistent service to all customers.
Program Sponsor: Alliant Energy

Lighting & Occupancy Sensor Rebates
Occupancy sensors are eligible for $10 rebates. Lighting rebates range from $2 to $15 per lighting fixture.
Program Sponsor: Alliant Energy

Replacement Window and Sash Program
Nonresidential customers are eligible to receive $20 rebates for each purchased energy efficient window or sash.
Program Sponsor: Alliant Energy

Shared Savings
Through shared savings, Alliant Energy bears the up-front costs of efficiency improvements and charges the customer for these improvements over time. Total monthly energy costs are reduced beyond the monthly financing cost to save the customer money from the first day.
Program Sponsor: Alliant Energy

Time of Day Pricing
All the electricity used during off-peak hours, between late evening and overnight hours and all weekend, is billed at a significant discount.
Program Sponsor: Alliant Energy

Commercial Lighting and Motor Rebate Program
The utility offers rebates for the purchase and installation of energy-efficient lighting, motors and variable speed drives.
Program Sponsor: Anoka Municipal Utility

Energy Audit Program
The energy audit is a walk-through audit that is completed by a local engineering firm hired by AMU. The audit provides the customer with a list of energy conservation measures that can save both money and energy.
Program Sponsor: Anoka Municipal Utility

Commercial Equipment Rebates
A number of options are offered to commercial customers including low interest or no interest loans for the purchase of new high-efficiency equipment, as well as rebates on equipment such as lighting, variable frequency drives, heating, ventilation, and air conditoning equipment, and commercial appliances.
Program Sponsor: Arrowhead Electric Cooperative

Energy Efficient Equipment Program
AECI's member services department can recommend energy efficient appliances such as: hot water heaters, air conditioners, washers, dryers and electric boilers to keep electricity consumption to a minimum.
Program Sponsor: Arrowhead Electric Cooperative

Business Energy Audit
Austin Public Utilities offers an energy audit to its business customers.

Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

Compressed Air Leak Correction
Customers with at least 10 horsepower of air compressors that operate at least 2,000 hours per year can use an ultrasonic leak detector for free to locate leaks without shutting down the processes.
Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

Conserve and Save Solar Rebate
Austin Utilities Conserve and Save Solar Rebate program makes it more affordable for the installation of solar technologies on your business. The rebate program includes both solar and solar hot water options.
Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

Custom High-Efficiency Rebate Program
Rebates are available for energy efficiency projects that are not covered by other utility incentive programs.
Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

Door Miser Rebate Program
Rebates are available to customers that purchase a Door Miser.
Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

Heat Pump Rebate
Air source and geothermal heat pumps are eligible for $200 per ton rebates.
Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

High-Efficiency Cooling Rebate Program
Rebates are available for the purchase of high-efficiency cooling systems.
Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

High-Efficiency Lighting Rebate Program
The utility offers rebates for the purchase and installation of energy efficient lighting.
Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

High-Efficiency Natural Gas Rebate Program
Rebates are available for the following gas-based products: furnaces, water heaters, infrared heaters, and boilers, among others.
Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

Premium-Efficiency Motor Rebate Program
Motor rebates are based on HP. Rebates range from $20 to $600.
Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

Variable Speed Drive Rebate Program
Motor rebates are based on HP. Rebates range from $10 to $600.
Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

VendingMiser Rebate Program
This product powers down vending machines after inactivity. Customers that purchase this device are eligible for a $50 rebate.
Program Sponsor: Austin Public Utilities

Business Energy Audit
Austin Utilities offers on-site energy audits to business customers.
Program Sponsor: Austin Utilities

Dual Fuel Rebate Program
Rebates of $200 are available for the purchase and installation of a dual-fuel heating system.
Program Sponsor: Barnesville Electric Department

Off Peak Incentive Program
This program offers incentives for reduced energy use during peak energy periods.
Program Sponsor: Barnesville Electric Department

Water Heater Rebate
This program provides a rebate towards the purchase of an electric water heater. Water heaters that hold 50 to 80 gallons are eligible for rebates of $2 per gallon, while water heaters that hold more than 80 gallons are eligible for $3 per gallon rebates.
Program Sponsor: Barnesville Electric Department

Bright Energy Solutions - Incentive Programs
This program offers incentives related to lighting, cooling, motors, pumps, electric water heaters, and custom processes to help facilities become more energy efficient. This program also offers process-specific energy audits.
Program Sponsor: Barnesville Municipal Utilities

Business Custom Program
The utility, as a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency, offers business customers financial incentives to install energy-efficient technologies that are not included in the prescriptive program.
Program Sponsor: Beltrami Electric Cooperative

Business Direct Install Program
The utility, as a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency, offers businesses energy audits and assistance with the direct installation of energy efficiency measures.
Program Sponsor: Beltrami Electric Cooperative

Business New Construction Lighting Incentive

Beltrami Electric Cooperative offers rebates for new lighting based on specific bulb and fixture types. If the potential incentive is greater than $10,000, contact the utility to get pre-approval.


Program Sponsor: Beltrami Electric Cooperative

Business Prescriptive Program
The utility, as a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency, offers business customers financial incentives to install energy-efficient lighting; motors and drives; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; and process-specific systems.
Program Sponsor: Beltrami Electric Cooperative

Custom Incentive Application for Business Customers
Beltrami Electric Cooperative offers custom incentive programs for their commercial and industrial customers.
Program Sponsor: Beltrami Electric Cooperative

Heating, Cooling and Air-Conditioning Measures for Business Customers
This program provides rebates for new energy efficient HVAC equipment. New equipment must be installed and old equipment removed. Only new products that are exact product types as listed are eligible for prescriptive incentives. If the potential incentive is greater than $10,000, the utility must be contacted to get pre-approval.
Program Sponsor: Beltrami Electric Cooperative

Motors and Variable Frequency Drive Measures for Business Customers
Beltrami Electric Cooperative offers rebates for energy efficient motors and variable frequency drives. New equipment must be installed and old equipment removed. Only new products,that are exact product types as listed are eligible for prescriptive incentives. If the potential incentive is greater than $10,000, the utility must be contacted to get pre-approval.
Program Sponsor: Beltrami Electric Cooperative

Retrofit Lighting Measures for Business Customers
New equipment must be installed and old equipment removed. Only new products that are exactly the product types listed as eligible receive prescriptive incentives. If the potential incentive is greater than $10,000, tbe utility must be contacted to get pre-approval. Rebates are available on a per fixture basis.
Program Sponsor: Beltrami Electric Cooperative

Air Conditioner Rebate
Cooperative customers that purchase an air conditioner are eligible for a rebate of $300 to $450 depending on seasonal energy efficiency rating. Customers must participate in the load management program in order to receive the rebate.
Program Sponsor: Benco Electric

Air or Ground Source Heat Pump Rebate
Customers that purchase an air or ground source heat pump from the cooperative are eligible for rebates.
Program Sponsor: Benco Electric

Cycled Air Conditioning Program
During high energy use periods, the cooperative will power down a customer's air conditioning unit for a small period of time. Participating customers will receive a one-time $75 credit and a $15 annual credit.
Program Sponsor: Benco Electric

Electric Dual Fuel Rebate
Cooperative customers that purchase a dual-fuel heating system are eligible for an incentive fuel cost rate of $0.039 per kilowatt hour. Customers must participate in the load management program in order to receive the reduced rate. .
Program Sponsor: Benco Electric

Storage Space Heating Program
Storage space heating is the use of "off peak" electricity that is stored between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. and released throughout the day. The cost is $0.025 per kilowatt-hour. Users will pay conversion and load control installation costs while BENCO will pay for the controller.
Program Sponsor: Benco Electric

Bright Energy Solutions
Benson Municipal Utilities offers incentives related to lighting, cooling, motors, pumps, electric water heaters, and custom processes in order to help facilities become more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Benson Municipal Utilities

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Blooming Prairie Public Utilities provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities through the installation of appliances, lighting, cooling, motors, variable speed drives, and custom measures.
Program Sponsor: Blooming Prairie Public Utilities

Compressed Air Leak Correction Bonus Rebate
Blooming Prairie Public Utilities offers their business electric customers the use of an ultrasonic leak detector for free to locate leaks in compressed air systems, along with a rebate to repair those leaks.
Program Sponsor: Blooming Prairie Public Utilities

Energy Management Program
If your company can reduce its electric load by turning off designated load or operating it with a back up generator during brief summer peak electric periods, Blooming Prairie Public Utilities will pay your business up to $20 for each kilowatt reduced over the four month summer season
Program Sponsor: Blooming Prairie Public Utilities

Food Service Rebate Program
Rebates are available for energy-efficient food service equipment.
Program Sponsor: Blooming Prairie Public Utilities

Commercial Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Rebates
Blue Earth Light & Water, as a member of the Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, offers businesses financial incentives to install energy-efficient HVAC systems.
Program Sponsor: Blue Earth Light and Water

Compressed Air Study Program
Blue Earth Light and Water will fund 50% of the compressed air study costs. To qualify for a rebate, 75% of the leaks must be repaired within 9 months of the study completion date. Any projects involving new equipment may be eligible for other rebates under the Savings Plus Custom Rebate Program.
Program Sponsor: Blue Earth Light and Water

Custom Incentives for Business
Commercial, industrial, and governmental customers who purchase electricity from Blue Earth Light and Water are eligible to participate in the Savings Plus Custom Incentive Program. Eligible equipment must be connected to an electric service billed under a commercial or industrial rate class.
Program Sponsor: Blue Earth Light and Water

Food Service Rebates
Rebates are available for high-efficiency food service equipment that meets equipment specifications and requirements.
Program Sponsor: Blue Earth Light and Water

Lighting Rebate Program
This program offers financial incentives to commercial or industrial customers that make facilities more energy efficient with lighting retrofit projects, efficient lighting on new construction, heating and cooling equipment, food service equipment, pumps, motors, variable frequency drives, custom incentives and compressed air system studies.
Program Sponsor: Blue Earth Light and Water

Motors/Pumps/Variable Frequence Drives (VFDs) Incentives for Business
Blue Earth Light and Water will provide rebates for the installation of high-efficiency motors, pumps and VFDs for businesses.
Program Sponsor: Blue Earth Light and Water

Conservation Incentive Program
This program offers rebates to commercial or industrial customers that make facilities more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Brainerd Public Utilities

Energy Audit/Assessment
Utility staff will perform a walkthrough of a customer's home or commercial facility. Those professionals will then examine the facility's systems (i.e. lighting and heat) and will make recommendations to make the facility more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Brainerd Public Utilities

Bright Energy Solutions
Breckenridge Municipal Utilities offers incentives related to lighting, cooling, motors, pumps, electric water heaters, and custom processes in order to help facilities become more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Breckenridge Municipal Utilities

Interruptible Air Conditioning Service
During high energy use periods, the cooperative will power down a customer's air conditioning unit for a small period of time. Participating customers will receive a one-time $50 credit.
Program Sponsor: Brown County Rural Electric

Wellspring Wind Energy Program
Show your support for green energy. Purchase wind energy in 100 kilowatt hour blocks with each block of wind energy costing about 51 cents more per month on your business' electric bill.
Program Sponsor: Brown County Rural Electric

2012 Commercial Lighting Rebate
Nonresidential customers are eligible to receive rebates from the utility for the purchase of energy efficient lighting.
Program Sponsor: Buffalo Municipal Utilities

2012 Commercial Motor Rebate Program
Motor rebates are based on HP. A new motor is eligible for a $5.00 per HP rebate while upgrading an existing motor is eligible for a $16.50 per HP rebate.
Program Sponsor: Buffalo Municipal Utilities

Commercial Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Rebate
Buffalo Municipal Utilities will provide a rebate for the installation of a new VFD that meets the following requirements: must have a True Power Factor of 0.90 or higher and be tied to an automated control system.
Program Sponsor: Buffalo Municipal Utilities

Custom Rebate
Save energy and earn rebates when your company purchases and installs energy-efficient equipment or takes other measures to reduce your company's energy consumption. Custom rebates are determined on a case-by-case basis and are based on energy savings.
Program Sponsor: Buffalo Municipal Utilities

Vending Machine Rebate
Non-residential customers receiving electric service are eligible for the Vending Machine Controller Rebate. Vending machine controllers must be installed on an indoor, refrigerated vending machine that contains non-perishable goods and is not located in an area that is occupied 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Program Sponsor: Buffalo Municipal Utilities

Buildings & Facilities Services
CEE’s research and engineering staff delivers practical, cost-effective energy efficiency evaluations, retrofits, and analyses.
Program Sponsor: Center for Energy and Environment

Arkansas Business Rebates
CenterPoint Energy offers a variety of rebates to business customers, including boiler system rebates, boiler component rebates, foodservice equipment rebates, heating system rebates, and water heater rebates.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Boiler System Rebates
CenterPoint Energy offers a variety of rebates for several types of efficiency boiler systems.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Boiler Tune-Up Rebates
CenterPoint Energy offers rebates up to $1,500 per facility for professional boiler maintenance every 24 months.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Commercial and Industrial Standard Offer Program
This program offers incentives for reduced energy use during peak energy periods. Participants can receive $175 per kW for energy reduced and $0.060 per kWh for energy saved. Once savings are verified, the program can provide up to 60% of the installed and inspected measures.  
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Commercial Efficiency Rebates - Oklahoma
To encourage customers to install high-efficiency natural gas equipment in their homes and businesses, CenterPoint Energy offers new construction and retrofit residential and commercial customers rebates on furnaces, water heating, or space heating systems. Commercial customers can also receive incentives up to $1,000 for efficient food service equipment and significant rebates for boilers and boiler components.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Custom Rebates
Commercial and industrial customers can offer the utility ideas for energy-saving process equipment, showing the associated energy savings and equipment costs, and the utility will determine if the project qualifies for a rebate.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Engineering Assistance
CenterPoint Energy offers engineering assistance to help alleviate the costs for designing and installing energy efficient process equipment and systems, as well as retrofitting entire central heating plants. Commercial and industrial customers can be reimbursed up to $5,000 for engineering fees assessed by consulting engineers. Customers may be eligible for an additional reimbursement up to $2,500 for installing qualifying natural gas equipment as a result of the technical recommendation.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Foodservice Equipment Rebates
In order to make installation of efficient natural gas equipment more affordable, the utility offers per unit rebates for the following types of equipment: booster water heaters, infrared upright broilers, infrared charbroilers, combination ovens, convection ovens, conveyor ovens, dishwashers, high-efficiency or infrared fryers, pasta cookers, rotating rack ovens, infrared rotisserie ovens, infrared salamander broilers, and steam equipment.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Furnace & Unit Heater Rebates
CenterPoint Energy offers rebates per unit or per system installed of new high-efficiency natural gas furnaces or unit heaters.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Infrared Heater Rebates
CenterPoint Energy offers a rebate of 10% of the equipment cost up to $1,000 per unit for the installation of infrared heaters.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Load Management Standard Offer Program
CenterPoint Energy will pay a participating customer (or the project sponsor, if different) up to $40 per kW of verified curtailed load each year of participation.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Retro-Commissioning Program
Up to $10,000 in financial incentives are available to commercial and industrial customers that participate in the Retro-Commissioning program and upgrade existing equipment with newer, more energy efficient systems.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Small Commercial Standard Offer Program
Incentives are available to contractors that help customers design a facility that has several energy efficiency measures.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Training
CenterPoint Energy offers of variety of trainings, conferences, and seminars, including information regarding boilers, food service equipment, energy management, emerging natural gas technologies, and trade.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Water Heater Rebates
CenterPoint Energy offers rebates of $140 per each 100,000 British thermal unit (Btu) input for new or retrofit commercial natural gas water heaters. The equipment must have an 88% or greater condensing efficiency to qualify.
Program Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

2011 Commercial Motor Efficiency Rebate
By participating in the City of Arlington’s We Save program, customers can keep costs down and earn rebates on the purchase of a new, premium efficiency motor from 1 horsepower (hp) to 500 hp. A Premium Efficient Motor Rebate is available at $5/hp for new equipment and $20/hp for a motor upgrade; an Enhanced Premium Efficient Motor Rebate is available at $7/hp for new equipment and $22/hp for a motor upgrade.
Program Sponsor: City of Arlington

2011 Lighting Retrofit Rebate
By participating in the City of Arlington’s We Save program, customers can keep costs down and earn rebates on the installation of lighting equipment that is listed on the We Save website. Eligible products include fluorescent T8 or T5 lamps with electronic ballasts, low-wattage T8 lamps, compact fluorescent lighting, and others.
Program Sponsor: City of Arlington

2011 New Construction Lighting Rebate
By participating in the City of Arlington's We Save program, customers can keep costs down and earn rebates on the purchase and installation of qualifying lighting equipment in new buildings, additions to existing buildings, or major renovations to existing buildings.
Program Sponsor: City of Arlington

2011 Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Rebate
By participating in the City of Arlington's We Save program, customers can keep costs down and earn rebates on the purchase of a new VFD application.
Program Sponsor: City of Arlington

2012 Lighting Retrofit Rebate
By participating in Olivia's We Save program, customers can keep costs down and earn rebates on the installation of lighting equipment that is listed on the program website.
Program Sponsor: City of Olivia

2012 New Construction Lighting Rebate
By participating in Olivia's We Save program, customers can keep costs down and earn rebates on the purchase and installation of qualifying lighting equipment in new buildings, additions to existing buildings, or major renovations of an existing building.
Program Sponsor: City of Olivia

2012 Premium Efficient Motor Rebate
By participating in Olivia's We Save program, customers can keep costs down and earn rebates on the purchase of a new premium efficiency motor from 1 HP to 500 HP.
Program Sponsor: City of Olivia

2012 Variable Frequency Drive Rebate
By participating in Olivia's We Save program, customers can keep costs down and earn rebates on the purchase of a new VFD application.
Program Sponsor: City of Olivia

Beverage Machine Controller Rebate
Connexus Energy offers rebates up to $75 for the purchase of energy-efficient vending machine equipment.
Program Sponsor: Connexus Energy

Chiller and Cooling Tower Rebate Program
Connexus Energy offers rebates for the purchase of commercial chillers, cooling towers, or variable air volume air handling units.
Program Sponsor: Connexus Energy

Compressed Air Efficiency Evaluation
Connexus Energy's commercial and industrial customers are eligible for a compressed air system audit once every five years. Connexus will cover up to 50% of the audit's cost.
Program Sponsor: Connexus Energy

Energy Audit
Connexus Energy staff will perform a walkthrough of a customer's home or commercial facility. Those professionals will then examine the facility's systems (i.e., lighting and heat) and will make recommendations that, if implemented,will improve the facilitie energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Connexus Energy

Lighting Efficiency Program - New Construction
Connexus Energy offers its nonresidential customers rebates for purchasing energy-efficient lighting.
Program Sponsor: Connexus Energy

Lighting Efficiency Program - Retrofit Program
Connexus Energy offers rebates to its non-residential customers for replacing existing lighting fixtures with energy efficient lighting fixtures.
Program Sponsor: Connexus Energy

Motor System Rebate
If a Connexus Energy customer installs a new motor, they are eligible to receive a rebate of $5/ horsepower (hp). However, if the customer replaces a motor with an energy-efficient motor, the rebate becomes $15/ hp.
Program Sponsor: Connexus Energy

Packaged Terminal Air Conditioning Unit
Connexus Energy offers rebates for the purchase and installation of a packaged thermal air conditioner.
Program Sponsor: Connexus Energy

Variable Frequency Drive Rebate
Connexus Energy offers rebates for adjustable speed drives. Rebates are set at $30/ horsepower up to $15,000.
Program Sponsor: Connexus Energy

Constellation NewEnergy Online
The Constellation NewEnergy Online program is an energy-management tool that is available to all electricity customers free of charge. The tool allows customers to find opportunities to improve energy efficiencies, track changes in energy usage, and compare usage across multiple facilities.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

Energy Efficiency Projects
Constellation Energy Projects Services provides solutions designed to achieve energy goals and promote a sustainable future by offering an extensive array of products and services.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

Load Response for Your Business
Commercial customers can receive financial rewards, either in the form of dollars or energy bill credits, for using less energy during peak energy usage when regional power grids are under stress. Constellation will work with the users to develop a variety of projects to meet this energy usage reduction.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

Solar Program
Constellation will construct, maintain and manage a solar power array installed at a business at no cost to the business. Constellation NewEnergy will ensure reduced energy costs for the facility owner and maintains ownership of the solar array system.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

VirtuWatt
VirtuWatt is an online program that makes it easy to monitor energy usage and schedule load curtailments for demand response programs.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

Energy Wise Program
The Energy Wise program offers some rebates to commercial and industrial members that upgrade lighting, motors, and refrigeration.
Program Sponsor: Cooperative Light & Power

Business Financing Programs
Crow Wing offers loans, often at 0% interest, to businesses implementing energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: Crow Wing Power

Reduced Rates and Rebates
Various incentives are available for efficiency upgrades of motors, lighting, refrigeration, and other electric equipment.
Program Sponsor: Crow Wing Power

Adjustable Speed Drive Rebate
Rebates are available for the purchase and installation of adjustable speed drives in HVAC fans, pumps, cooling towers, process equipment, and industrial fans. Rebates are capped at $50,000.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

Agricultural Rebates
Dakota Electric Association offers rebates on energy-efficient agricultural equipment.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

Business Energy Audits and Assessments
Dakota Electric provides basic walk through assessments free of charge for business members. The assessment, performed by an Energy Expert, provides general information on efficiency improvements.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

Commercial and Industrial Energy Conservation Loan Program
Dakota Electric provides low-interest loans to help commercial and industrial customers finance energy efficiency projects. The maximum loan amount is $100,000.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

Cooling Program Rebate
Rebates of up to $50,000 are available for the purchase of a commercial or industrial cooling system that exceeds conventional efficiency standards.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

Custom Energy Grant Program
This program is offered for commercial, industrial or agricultural customers that install qualifying energy efficient products.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

EnergyWise® Electric Heat Off-Peak Programs
For members that select an electric heater or electric floor heating system, Dakota Electric provides an off-peak program that helps members stay warm while saving money.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

Heat Pump Rebate
Air-source and geothermal heat pumps are eligible for rebates based upon efficiency ratings or unit sizing.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

HVAC Rebate
The cooperative offers rebates for HVAC systems for businesses
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

LED Traffic Signal Retrofit Rebate
This program is open to contractors that install energy efficient street lighting. Rebates range from $15 to $65 per item.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

New Construction Lighting Rebate
Nonresidential customers are eligible to receive rebates from the utility for the purchase of energy efficient lighting. The maximum rebate for new construction lighting projects is $100,000.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

New Premium Efficiency Motor Rebate
The program covers new and replacement premium efficiency motors between 1 and 200 HP. The maximum rebate is $100,000.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

Questline®
Business customers can get answers to the toughest energy questions and receive information on energy via e-mail with Questline®, a free energy information service for Dakota Electric business members.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

Readmeter.com
Monitoring and managing electricity use is a simple way to reduce operating costs and increase margins. Readmeter.com gives customers information and control over energy use at all facilities to help reduce demand and energy costs.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

Retrofit Lighting Rebate
Nonresidential customers are eligible to receive rebates from the utility for the replacement of existing lighting with energy efficient lighting. The maximum rebate for retrofit projects is $100,000.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

Solar Rebate
DEA customers are eligible for a rebate of $2,000 per kW for solar PV purchase and installation.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

VendingMiser Cold Beverage Machine Controller Rebate
This product powers down vending machines after inactivity. Customers that purchase this device are eligible for a $75 rebate.
Program Sponsor: Dakota Electric Association

Energy and Environmental Programs - Financial
The center offers loans to finance energy efficiency and pollution prevention projects.
Program Sponsor: Delta Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency Center

Energy and Environmental Programs - Technical
The center offers energy and water assessments, case studies, and greenhouse gas emissions analysis.
Program Sponsor: Delta Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency Center

Bright Energy Solutions
This program offers incentives related to lighting, cooling, motors, pumps, electric water heaters, and custom processes in order to help facilities become more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Detroit Lakes Public Utility

Water Heater Rebate
Water heater rebates are as follows: $140 for an 8-year warranty, $180 for a 10-year warranty, and $215 for a lifetime warranty.
Program Sponsor: Detroit Lakes Public Utility

Adjustable Speed Drive Rebate
East Central Energy provides a rebate for adjustable speed drives on motors in new and existing buildings.
Program Sponsor: East Central Energy

Business Energy Evaluation
This cooperative offers free energy audits to businesses in order to help reduce energy costs.
Program Sponsor: East Central Energy

Commercial/Industrial Cooling Programs
Rebates are available for high-efficiency commercial and industrial cooling equipment.
Program Sponsor: East Central Energy

Ground Source Heat Pump Rebate
East Central Energy offers a rebate for new and completely installed Ground Source Heat Pumps.
Program Sponsor: East Central Energy

Lighting Rebates
Rebates are available for the installation of high-efficiency lighting for retrofits or new construction.
Program Sponsor: East Central Energy

Premium Efficiency Motors Rebate
East Central Energy (ECE) has a rebate for new and retrofit premium efficiency motors. For details on qualifying motors by horsepower, revolutions per minute and enclosure style, contact ECE.
Program Sponsor: East Central Energy

Bright Energy Solutions
This program offers incentives related to lighting, cooling, motors, pumps, electric water heaters, and custom processes in order to help facilities become more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Elbow Lake Municipal Electric

Commercial Lighting Rebate Program
Rebates for upgraded lighting range from $2.20 to $80.00, depending on the size of the lighting system. This incentive applies to both new construction and retrofit projects.
Program Sponsor: Elk River Municipal Utilities

Custom Energy Rebates
Rebates are available for energy efficiency projects that are not covered by other utility incentive programs.
Program Sponsor: Elk River Municipal Utilities

Dispersed Generation/Interruptible Load Program
During high energy use periods, the cooperative may need to "borrow" energy from commercial customers that create electricity from renewable sources. Because those customers will be using less energy, the cooperative will give monthly credits ranging from $2.50 to $11.00 per kW used.
Program Sponsor: Elk River Municipal Utilities

Electric Motor and ASD Rebates
The cooperative offers rebates up to $10,000 for the purchase of high-efficiency motors. Rebates cannot exceed 50% of the total project cost.
Program Sponsor: Elk River Municipal Utilities

HVAC Rebates
Applicable equipment includes terminal ACs, water-source heat pumps, roof top units, and electric chillers. Rebates range from $9 to $26 per ton.
Program Sponsor: Elk River Municipal Utilities

Advanced Building
This program offers technical resources and information on how to build an energy-efficient new facility.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

Back of the Envelope Calculator
This online tool for commercial and industrial managers helps analyze energy use throughout a facility.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

Comprehensive Education Programs and Services
The Energy Center of Wisconsin holds several training sessions and events to increase knowledge of industrial efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

Energy Efficiency Assistance
The Energy Center of Wisconsin offers technical assistance, energy analysis, training, resources, and fact sheets.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

Energy Efficiency Library
This online library houses more than 6,500 resources on energy efficiency for commercial and industrial managers.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

Industrial Technology Fact Sheets
These fact sheets on energy efficiency are available for industrial managers.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

Energy Audit
Energy Cost Cutters will audit utility bills to identify errors, obtain refunds, and verify that cost-efficient rates are applied.
Program Sponsor: Energy Cost Cutters

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Fairmont Public Utilities provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are capped at $25,000.
Program Sponsor: Fairmont Public Utilities

C-&-I Program
Federated Rural Electric offers farms and businesses rebates for installing energy-efficient lighting, National Electical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) premium efficiency electric motors and adjustable speed drives. Rebates totaling $15,000 are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Program Sponsor: Federated Rural Electric

Central Air Conditioning Rebate
The cooperative offers rebates for the installation of central, wall-unit, and cycled air conditioning systems. Rebates range from $180 for a central air conditioner with SEER 14 to $330 for an air conditioner with SEER 16 or higher.
Program Sponsor: Federated Rural Electric

Cooling Program
Incentives are available to customers that participate in the cooperative's load management program. The cooperative will temporarily power down the air conditioner when demand for energy is highest. Participating customers will receive a $5 monthly credit on June, July, and August bills.
Program Sponsor: Federated Rural Electric

Geothermal Heat Pump Rebate
Geothermal heat pumps are eligible for rebates of $300 per ton.
Program Sponsor: Federated Rural Electric

Commercial & Industrial Lighting Rebate Program
Energy efficient lighting rebates only apply to replacement equipment installed after June 7, 1995. The equipment must be installed in agricultural, commercial, industrial, or residential facilities served by FMCS. For each rebate, an itemized invoice is required before an incentive is issued.
Program Sponsor: Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services

Commercial, Industrial, and Agricultural Rebates
Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services offers rebates for various agricultural, commercial, and industrial consumers than install certain types of energy saving equipment and/or incorporate energy efficiency measures that may qualify for prescribed incentives.
Program Sponsor: Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services

Energy Improvement Financing
FMCS is now offering members low-interest loans to be used for energy improvements, such as new air conditioners, electric furnaces, electric boilers, plenum heaters, heat pumps, and storage heaters. In addition, financing can be used for insulation, weatherization, external doors, windows, and service upgrades to accommodate other energy improvements.
Program Sponsor: Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services

Heating & Cooling Rebates
Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services (FMCS) offers rebates for various heating and cooling equipment.
Program Sponsor: Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services

Water Heater Program
Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services (FMCS) is offering a rebate for a super-efficient Marathon Electric Water Heater.
Program Sponsor: Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services

Cycled Air Credit
If a customer allows the cooperative to temporarily power down a cooling system during high energy use periods, the customer will receive a 10% credit on summer bills.
Program Sponsor: Goodhue County Cooperative Electric

Energy Intelligent Business Grants
Grants are available to industrial and commercial customers looking to make facilities more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Goodhue County Cooperative Electric

Interruptible Water Heating Program
If a customer allows the cooperative to temporarily power down a water heater during high energy use periods, the customer will receive a 5% credit on summer bills.
Program Sponsor: Goodhue County Cooperative Electric

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The cooperative provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are capped at $50,000.
Program Sponsor: Grand Marais Public Utilities

Commercial Building Certification Program
This program is designed to encourage new or existing commercial customers to obtain certification for thier buildings from ENERGY STAR, Leadership in Energy Efficiency Design (LEED) or Green Globes by offering rebates to approved buildings.
Program Sponsor: Great Plains Natural Gas Co.

Commercial Custom Project
Commercial customers who use natural gas from Great Plains as their primary source of heating qualify for this program. Proposed commercial energy saving projects must be submitted to Great Plains for pre-approval. Great Plains will calculate the rebate based on the amount of energy savings and project economics.
Program Sponsor: Great Plains Natural Gas Co.

Commercial Food Service Program
The Commercial Food Service Program is available to new or existing customers for natural gas equipment that is used for food service operations.
Program Sponsor: Great Plains Natural Gas Co.

Commercial Heating System Steam Trap Program
Commercial customers who use natural gas from the Great Plains Natural Gas Company as their primary source of heating and replace existing steam traps with higher efficiency steam traps may qualify for a rebate of up to 50% of the equipment cost.
Program Sponsor: Great Plains Natural Gas Co.

Commercial HVAC Incentive Programs
Great Plains commercial natural gas customers that purchase and install high-efficiency natural gas equipment, such as an AFUE furnace or boiler, stream traps, or natural gas fryers, may be eligible for a rebate.
Program Sponsor: Great Plains Natural Gas Co.

Bright Energy Solutions
This program offers incentives related to lighting, cooling, motors, pumps, electric water heaters, and custom processes in order to help facilities become more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Henning Municipal Utilities

Power Grant Program
Grants of up to $3,000 are available to commercial customers that either increase energy efficiency or install and operate renewable energy systems.
Program Sponsor: Hibbing Public Utilities

Adjustable Speed Drive Motor Rebate
Rebates are available to commercial and industrial customers for the installation of a new adjustable speed drive motor rebate.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

C&I Custom Program
Itasca-Mantrap offers a variety of custom energy efficiency programs for commercial and industrial customers.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

Commercial Lighting New & Retrofit Rebate
Rebates ranging from $2—$80 per lamp/fixture are available to qualifying members who purchase and install energy-efficient lighting products in existing buildings.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

Compressed Air Rebate
Rebates and incentives are available for the evaluation of compressed air systems and for equipment updates or system improvements that result in lower energy use.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

Cooling Efficiency Rebate
The cooling rebate program provides rebates for qualifying commercial cooling equipment. The rebates are paid on a $/ton basis with significant additional dollar incentives for units that further exceed the minimum efficiency requirements.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

Custom Grants
Itasca-Mantrap offers grants to commercial, industrial, or agricultural members who purchase and install qualifying energy-efficient products, which exceed conventional models and result in a reduction of electric use, when a specific rebate program is not currently available.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

Energy-Efficient Equipment (E3) Commercial Funding
Itasca-Mantrap offers low-interest loans to cover the costs of acquisition and installation of energy-efficient equipment. Loans from $20,000 to $350,000 will be considered. A minimum of 10% owner-equity is required.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

Farm Energy Rebate
The commercial programs at Itasca-Mantrap can be applied to your farm just like any other business. Rebates and incentives for agricultural members are available for the installation of various types of energy-efficient equipment.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

Ground Source Heat Pump Rebate
Rebates of $400 per ton, per unit are available for the installation of ground source heat pumps.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

Load Management Program
Facilities can choose from a variety of peak alert and interruptible load-shaving programs.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

Premium Motor Rebate

Rebates are available for new installations of premium efficiency motors.


Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

Storage Water Heating Program
Itasca-Mantrap’s storage water heating program is available for members that have or install one or more water heaters with a total combined capacity of at least 100 gallons and whose water heaters use is separately metered and controlled.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

VendingMiser Program
Itasca-Mantrap offers rebates for the installation of a VendingMiser on your business' vending machines.
Program Sponsor: Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

Air Source Heat Pump Rebates
Rebates are offered for the installation of qualifying energy-efficient air source heat pumps.
Program Sponsor: Kandiyohi Power Cooperative

Ground Source Heat Pump Rebate
Rebates of $200 per ton are available for the purchase and installation of a ground-source heat pump.
Program Sponsor: Kandiyohi Power Cooperative

Interruptible Air Conditioning Service
If a customer cycles an air conditioning unit and only uses it when demand is low, the customer will receive a $6 credit on summer utility bills. Customers will also receive a $100 rebate for the purchase of a new system.
Program Sponsor: Kandiyohi Power Cooperative

Off Peak Water Heating Program
If a customer installs an off-peak water heating system, the customer will receive a $10 monthly credit.
Program Sponsor: Kandiyohi Power Cooperative

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The cooperative provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are capped at $25,000.
Program Sponsor: Lake City Utilities

Compact Fluorescent Lamp Rebate
Incentives are available to any customer that purchases energy efficient lighting.
Program Sponsor: Lake City Utilities

Energy Grants
Grants are available to industrial and commercial customers looking to make facilities more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Lake Country Power

Energy Wise® Heating and Cooling Options
Lake Country Power offers a variety of electric heating and cooling options to fit the needs of customer homes, cabins, or businesses. These Energy Wise® programs are offered at a reduced rate to help lower energy bills.
Program Sponsor: Lake Country Power

Energy Grants
Grants are available to industrial and commercial customers looking to make facilities more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Lake County Power

Commercial Energy Grants
Grants are available to industrial and commercial customers looking to make facilities more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Lake Region Electric Cooperative

Heat Pump Rebate
Rebates of $150/ton are available for the purchase and installation of an air source heat pump, and either $150/ton for replacement system for a ground source heat pump system or $750/ton for a new system.
Program Sponsor: Lake Region Electric Cooperative

Interruptible Rate Program
Lake Region Electric Cooperative offers a $6.05 horsepower demand credit in exchange for allowing the cooperative to control or interrupt irrigation systems during periods of high demand.
Program Sponsor: Lake Region Electric Cooperative

Water Heater Rebate
Water heater rebates are set at $200 for Marathon water heaters only.
Program Sponsor: Lake Region Electric Cooperative

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Litchfield Public Utilities provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. A variety of rebates are available and rebate payments are capped at $25,000.
Program Sponsor: Litchfield Public Utilities

Commercial Food Service Rebates
Rebates are available for the installation of energy-efficient commercial food service equipment.
Program Sponsor: Litchfield Public Utilities

Commercial Lighting Rebates
Lyon-Lincoln offers lighting rebates to commercial customers on new construction and retrofits.
Program Sponsor: Lyon-Lincoln Electric Cooperative

ENERGY STAR® Rebate Program
Lyon-Lincoln Electric Cooperative offers several rebates for electric Energy Star certified appliances.
Program Sponsor: Lyon-Lincoln Electric Cooperative

Bright Energy Solutions
Bright Energy SolutionsSM is a unique portfolio of energy efficiency cash incentive programs that will help you reduce your electric energy costs and operate more efficiently. Once energy efficient equipment is installed, you’ll continue to enjoy the energy savings well into the future.
Program Sponsor: Marshall Municipal Utilities

Commercial Lighting Rebate Program
Nonresidential customers are eligible to receive rebates from the utility for the purchase of energy efficient lighting. The maximum rebate is $2,000.
Program Sponsor: Marshall Municipal Utilities

Custom Rebates
Rebates are available for energy efficiency projects that are not covered by other utility incentive programs. The rebate amount is $200 per kW saved.
Program Sponsor: Marshall Municipal Utilities

Heating and Cooling Rebate
The following rebates are offered under this program: central air conditioners ($100 per ton), ground source heat pumps ($200 per ton), dual fuel systems ($400), stored heat systems ($600), alternative heat systems ($200), and air source heat pumps ($150 per ton).
Program Sponsor: Marshall Municipal Utilities

Motors/Pumps/Drives Rebate
Marshall Municipal Utilities Bright Energy Solutions Motors/Pumps/Drives Rebate Program is offered in partnership with Missouri River Energy Services. The program provides generous incentives to commercial and industrial customers toward the installation of National Electric Manufacturers Association Premium 3 phase electric motors, high efficiency pumps, and variable frequency drives on heating, ventialtion, and air conditioning (HVAC) fans; HVAC pumps; and process pumps.
Program Sponsor: Marshall Municipal Utilities

Water Heater Rebate
Residential and business customers that purchase a water heater from the cooperative are eligible for a $50 rebate.
Program Sponsor: McLeod Cooperative Power Association

Wind Energy
McLeod Cooperative Power offers its members renewable wind energy. The cooperative sells blocks of renewable energy, generated by wind turbines constructed at Chandler Hills Wind Farm in southwestern Minnesota.
Program Sponsor: McLeod Cooperative Power Association

C&I Custom Energy Grant
Grants are available to industrial and commercial customers looking to make facilities more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Meeker Cooperative Light and Power Association

ENERGY STAR® Rebate Program
This program covers all ENERGY STAR®-approved appliances. Please contact the cooperative directly for rebate information.
Program Sponsor: Meeker Cooperative Light and Power Association

Lighting Program
Energy Grants and Rebates are available for installation or upgradest to lighting for C&I accounts including businesses, industrial and process plants.
Program Sponsor: Meeker Cooperative Light and Power Association

HVAC SAVE Training Program
The SAVE program is a regional HVAC contractor training and certification initiative based on National Comfort Institute (NCI) principles. This training teaches the skills necessary to determine actual effective efficiency of any functioning HVAC system and includes hands on demonstrations on how to perform critical HVAC diagnostics.
Program Sponsor: Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Lighting Program
Rebates are provided for the purchase of energy-efficient lighting.
Program Sponsor: Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Midwest Industrial Initiative
The Midwest Industrial Initiative serves as a regional network for state, local and utility efficiency programs and professionals creating a one-stop shop that links industrials with policy and program best practices to make more informed decisions about the advantages of installing energy-efficient technologies and processes.
Program Sponsor: Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Rebates
Rebates are available for the installation of high-efficiency HVAC equipment.
Program Sponsor: Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative

Load Management Program
With a storage water heating system, electricity heats the water during off peak hours. When electric demand is high, the water heater is turned off and your business draws from stored hot water. Savings are passed on to your business through the off-peak rate.
Program Sponsor: Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative

Water Heater Rebate
Customers purchasing an energy efficient 50, 80 or 105 gallon Marathon water heater are eligible for a $200 rebate.
Program Sponsor: Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative

Methane Digester Loan Program
The MDA developed the Methane Digester Loan Program in 1998 to help supplement the funds needed for livestock producers in Minnesota to begin installing digesters on farms.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Energy Tax Credits
A list of available energy efficiency tax credits for qualifying energy-related improvements at businesses to existing and new buildings for improvements placed in service by the end of 2013. Eligible products and equipment includes: building envelope (10%), lighting (20%) and heating and cooling systems (20%).
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Commerce

Wind and Solar-Electric (PV) Systems Exemption
Property taxes are not increased due to the addition of solar or wind energy systems.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Commerce

Wind Sales Tax Exemption
Wind energy conversion systems are exempt from Minnesota's sales tax.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Commerce

Commercial Custom Rebate Program
Rebates are available for the purchase of energy efficient equipment, including boilers, boiler retrofits, commercial water heaters, infrared radiant heaters, HVAC systems, and unit heaters/duct furnaces.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Energy Resources

Commercial Prescriptive Rebate
Rebates of up to 50% of the total project cost are available for standard efficiency measures.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Energy Resources

Energy-Saving Audits
Utility staff will perform a walkthrough of a customer's home or commercial facility. Those professionals will then examine the facility's systems (i.e. lighting and heat) and will make recommendations to make the facility more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Energy Resources

Motor Efficiency Program
Commercial, industrial, and small business customers are eligible for this program for the purchase of an energy efficient motor.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Municipal Power Agency

We Save Program
MMPA’s We Save program for commercial, industrial, and business customers can improve the bottom line. MMPA’s incentive programs provide cash payments to help customers install qualifying efficient lighting and motors.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Municipal Power Agency

Business Energy Analysis
Incentives of up to $1,200 are available to customers that conduct an energy analysis of a facility.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Power

Commercial Dual Fuel
The Commercial Dual Fuel interruptible service rate applies to electric loads where a non-electric backup source of energy is available to be used during periods of power interruptions.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Power

Power Grant Program
Grants of up to $50,000 are available to nonresidential customers that either increase energy efficiency or install and operate renewable energy systems.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Power

Solar-Electric (PV) Rebate Program
Minnesota Power offers a rebate of up to $4,000 to customers that generate solar power.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Power

Process Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance
The Minnesota Technical Assistance Program's staff of engineers and scientists provide site-specific and cost-effective energy efficiency solutions for manufacturing processes.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Technical Assistance Program

C&I Compressed Air Evaluation & Rebate
The cooperative offers compressed air evaluations and rebates to its commercial and industrial customers.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative

C&I New and Retrofit Premium Efficiency Motor Rebate
The cooperative offers incentives to commercial and industrial customers that install new or retrofitted premium efficiency motors.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative

Commercial and Industrial Lighting Retrofit Rebate
The cooperative offers incentives to commercial and industrial customers that undertake lighting retrofit projects.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative

Commercial and Industrial Variable Frequency Drive Rebate
The cooperative offers incentives to commercial and industrial customers that install variable frequency drives.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative

Commercial Energy Audit
Utility staff will perform a walkthrough of a customer's home or commercial facility. Those professionals will then examine the facility's systems and will make recommendations to make the facility more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative

Heat Pump Rebate
Rebates are available for the installation of air source or geothermal heat pumps.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Valley Light and Power Association

Member Loans
Minnesota Valley has loans available to qualified members for weatherization, installation of electric heating or cooling equipment, and wiring upgrades.
Program Sponsor: Minnesota Valley Light and Power Association

Cooling/Chiller Rebate
The Bright Energy Solutions Cooling/Chiller Program provides your business with cash incentives for energy-efficient cooling and/or chiller equipment.
Program Sponsor: Moorhead Public Service

Custom Rebate Program
Rebates are available for energy efficiency projects that are not covered by other utility incentive programs.
Program Sponsor: Moorhead Public Service

Lighting Rebate Program
Cash rebates are available to commercial, industrial, and government customers that purchase and install qualifying energy-efficient lighting products.
Program Sponsor: Moorhead Public Service

Motor and Variable Speed Drive Program
Commercial, industrial, and small business customers are eligible for this program for the purchase of an energy efficient motor.
Program Sponsor: Moorhead Public Service

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The cooperative provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are capped at $25,000.
Program Sponsor: Mora Municipal Utilities

Commercial Rebates
Mountain Lake Municipal Utilities, as a member of the Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, offers businesses financial incentives to install energy efficient lighting, pumps, motors, variable frequency drives, and process-specific systems.  The utility also offers custom incentives and energy studies of compressed air systems.
Program Sponsor: Mountain Lake Municipal Utilities

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The cooperative provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are capped at $50,000.
Program Sponsor: New Prague Utilities Commission

Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
New Ulm Public Utilities offers incentives for residential and commercial customers to install energy efficient equipment in homes and facilities.
Program Sponsor: New Ulm Public Utilities

Energy Intelligent Farm or Business
Grants are available to farms and businesses for new and retrofit electrical conservation projects that reduce electrical energy consumption and peak demand.
Program Sponsor: Nobles Cooperative Electric

Wind Energy
The Wellspring renewable wind energy program is a voluntary program that offers wind generated electricity to cooperative members. Electricity provided by wind generation is a coordinated effort between Nobles Cooperative Electric and Great River Energy (our power supplier), and 28 other distribution cooperatives.
Program Sponsor: Nobles Cooperative Electric

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The utility provides incentives of up to $25,000 for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities.
Program Sponsor: North Branch Municipal Water & Light

Commercial Motor Rebate Program
Otter Tail Power Company offers motor rebates based on horse power (HP). A 1 HP motor is eligible for a $20 rebate while a 500 HP motor is eligible for a $3,000 rebate.
Program Sponsor: Otter Tail Power Company

Commercial Refrigeration Conservation Program
The utility offers rebates for the purchase of energy efficient commercial refrigeration equipment. Eligible equipment includes compressor systems, condenser systems, subcooling systems, display cases, and air circulation systems.
Program Sponsor: Otter Tail Power Company

Cool-Savings Rebate Program
Otter Tail Power Company will install a radio receiver that will cycle a participant's air conditioner on and off every 15 minutes to help manage summer electricity demand as needed. Participants receive a $7 credit on monthly electric service from June through September.
Program Sponsor: Otter Tail Power Company

Electric Water Heater Rebate Program
Otter Tail Power Company offers water heater rebates of $20 per kilowatt to business customers that install electric water heaters with capacity greater than 120 gallons.
Program Sponsor: Otter Tail Power Company

Grants for Conservation
The Otter Tail Power Company Grants for Conservation program allows commercial and industrial customers to submit energy-saving proposals and receive grants for custom efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: Otter Tail Power Company

Lighting Conservation Program
Otter Tail Power Company offers a number of incentives for upgraded lighting in existing nonresidential facilities. Rebates are $0.05 per watt for a compact fluorescent light. All other lighting rebates are $0.20 per watt.
Program Sponsor: Otter Tail Power Company

Motor Rebate
Commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers that install qualified new or replacement National Electric Manufacturers Association (NEMA) premium efficiency motors may receive rebates from $20 to $3,000 per motor - based on motor horsepower and NEMA Premium Efficiency Program standards.
Program Sponsor: Otter Tail Power Company

PowerProfiler
PowerProfiler, an online tool, can help customers manage business energy use to control costs and maximize profits.
Program Sponsor: Otter Tail Power Company

Rate Analysis and Research Assistance
Otter Tail Power Company's industrial service engineers and energy management representatives can help customers identify and evaluate energy-efficient, productivity-increasing technologies for businesses. In addition to understanding operational requirements and advantages, the company will conduct rate and payback analyses.
Program Sponsor: Otter Tail Power Company

Released Energy Access Program (REAP)
Otter Tail Power Company's free Released Energy Access Program (REAP) is an Internet-based service that links timely management of energy use to other regional energy needs. Otter Tail Power Company compensates REAP participants for released energy by sending the company a check or providing a credit on a monthly service statement.
Program Sponsor: Otter Tail Power Company

Thermal Storage Systems Off-Peak Rates
Thermal storage systems, whether designed for new construction or retrofit installations, can work well to meet the heating needs of a home or business. As part of the utility's energy control program, thermal storage systems qualify for Otter Tail Power Company's off-peak rates, which are about half the standard price for electricity.
Program Sponsor: Otter Tail Power Company

Commercial Food Service Equipment Rebates
Rebates are available for select commercial food service equipment upgrades.
Program Sponsor: Owatonna Public Utilities

Commercial Lighting Rebate Program
The utility offers rebates for the purchase and installation of energy efficient lighting. The maximum rebate is $25,000.
Program Sponsor: Owatonna Public Utilities

Commercial Natural Gas Rebate
Rebates are available for the following gas-based products: furnaces, water heaters, infrared heaters, and boilers, among others.
Program Sponsor: Owatonna Public Utilities

Cooling Equipment Rebate Program
Rebates for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment are available.
Program Sponsor: Owatonna Public Utilities

Custom Electric Rebates
Rebates are available for energy efficiency projects that are not covered by other utility incentive programs.
Program Sponsor: Owatonna Public Utilities

Door Miser Rebate Program
Rebates are available to customers that purchase a Door Miser.
Program Sponsor: Owatonna Public Utilities

Energy Audit
Cooperative staff will perform a walkthrough of a commercial facility. Those professionals will then examine the facility's systems and will make recommendations to make the facility more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Owatonna Public Utilities

Motor and Drive Rebates
Rebates are scheduled and given by motor or variable speed drive HP rating.
Program Sponsor: Owatonna Public Utilities

Solar Choice Program
This program encourages customers to install photovoltaic (PV) systems, and connect those systems to the utilities' electrical distribution system, by offering an incentive payment based on the system's production.
Program Sponsor: Owatonna Public Utilities

VendingMiser Rebate Program
This product powers down vending machines after inactivity. Customers that purchase this device are eligible for a $50 rebate.
Program Sponsor: Owatonna Public Utilities

Commercial Rebates
The cooperative offers rebates for lighting, motors, fans, and other systems.
Program Sponsor: People's Cooperative Services

Cycled Air Conditioner Program
The Cycled Air Conditioner Program provides bill credits for cycling air conditioners off briefly during times of peak load.
Program Sponsor: People's Cooperative Services

Load Management
People's Cooperative Services Load Management Program strives to balance electricity use with electricity generation, thereby reducing the need for future power plants.
Program Sponsor: People's Cooperative Services

Electric Service Upgrade Loan
The cooperative offers loans to residential and nonresidential customers interested in upgrading air or heating systems.
Program Sponsor: PKM Electric Cooperative

Energy Rebate Forms
The cooperative offers businesses various energy efficient equipment rebates
Program Sponsor: PKM Electric Cooperative

Off Peak Heating & Load Management
Incentives are available for off peak heating; information is available for load management.
Program Sponsor: PKM Electric Cooperative

Water Heater Rebate
Rebates are available for the purchase of an electric water heater. The water heater can be installed in either a new or retrofit project.
Program Sponsor: PKM Electric Cooperative

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The cooperative provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are capped at $25,000.
Program Sponsor: Preston Public Utilities

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The cooperative provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are capped at $25,000.
Program Sponsor: Princeton Public Utilities Commission

Business Custom Incentives
This incentive program encourages non-residential customers to select and install energy efficient equipment for facilities. Equipment or measures installed under the Custom Program must result in a reduction in electric load.
Program Sponsor: Red Lake Electric Cooperative

Business Direct Install Program
Red Lake Electric Cooperative, as a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency, offers energy audits and direct installation of energy efficiency measures for their commercial and industrial customers.
Program Sponsor: Red Lake Electric Cooperative

Business Food Service Incentives
This incentive program encourages non-residential customers to select and install specific energy efficient food service equipment for facilities.
Program Sponsor: Red Lake Electric Cooperative

Business Motors & VFD Measures Incentives
This incentive program encourages non-residential customers to select and install energy efficient motors and drives equipment at their facilities.
Program Sponsor: Red Lake Electric Cooperative

Commercial Lighting Program
Commercial customers that upgrade existing lighting systems with newer, more energy efficient lighting are eligible. The maximum rebate amount is $2,000.
Program Sponsor: Red Lake Electric Cooperative

Energy Efficiency Financial Incentives Heating & Cooling and Air-Conditioning Incentives for Business Customers
This incentive program encourages nonresidential customers to select and install energy efficient HVAC equipment at their facilities.
Program Sponsor: Red Lake Electric Cooperative

Business Custom Program
Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association, as a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency, offers business customers financial incentives to install energy efficient technologies not included in the prescriptive program.
Program Sponsor: Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association

Business Direct Install Program
Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association, as a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency, offers businesses energy audits and direct installation of energy efficiency measures.
Program Sponsor: Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association

Business Prescriptive Program
Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association, as a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency, offers business customers financial incentives to install energy efficient lighting, motors and drives, HVAC, and process-specific systems.
Program Sponsor: Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association

Marathon Water Heaters
Rebates of $150 are available for installing an energy efficient Marathon brand water heater and participating in a load control program.
Program Sponsor: Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association

Off Peak Heating and Energy Conservation Loans
Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association offers loans of up to $3,000 for off peak electric heating upgrades and loans of up to $1,500 for building energy conservation measures. Both loan terms are for up to 5 years and are at 5% interest.
Program Sponsor: Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association

Off-Peak Heat and Energy Conservation Loans
The cooperative offers loans of up to $3,000 to help customers finance the purchase of an off-peak electric heating system and/or up to $1,500 for energy saving measures such as insulation and caulking.
Program Sponsor: Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association

Power Savers Program
Rebates are offered to residential and commercial customers to support the installation of a range of energy efficiency measures.
Program Sponsor: Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The cooperative provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are capped at $25,000.
Program Sponsor: Redwood Falls Public Utilities (RFPU)

High Efficiency Lighting Rebate Application
RFPU offers rebates for energy-efficient lighting.
Program Sponsor: Redwood Falls Public Utilities (RFPU)

Anti-Sweat Heater Controls Rebate
Heat strips are contained in refrigerated glass display cases, such as those found in grocery and convenience stores, to prevent moisture from forming on their exterior. Rebates are provided for anti-sweat control systems that reduce energy consumption.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

Compressed Air System Leak Check
Rochester Public Utilities provides free compressed air leak detection services if your system is at least 10 horsepower and operates for at least 2,000 hours per year.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

Cooling Efficiency Program
Rebates are available for the purchase of an air conditioning system.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

Custom Efficiency Program
Rebates are available for energy efficiency projects that are not covered by other utility incentive programs.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

Energy Audit
Commercial customers can receive 25% off the cost of an energy audit.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

ENERGY STAR® Rebate Program
The utility offers rebates of up to 50% of the total project cost for the purchase and installation of ENERGY STAR®-approved appliances.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

Food Service Equipment Rebates
Rebates are available for a variety of energy-efficient food service equipment.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

Heat Pump Rebate
Air-source, package terminal, geothermal, and split-system heat pumps are eligible for rebates.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

Infrared Thermography
RPU can detect inefficiently operating and worn equipment with infrared thermography.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

Lighting Rebates
The utility offers rebates for the purchase and installation of energy efficient lighting. Rebates range from $2 per lamp to $80 for more sophisticated lighting structures.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

Motor and Variable Speed Drive Rebate Program
The purchase of a premium motor or variable speed drives garners a rebate.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

T12 Roundup
Rebates are provided for customers that replace T12 lighting fixtures with a more energy-efficient model.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

VendingMiser Rebate Program
This product powers down vending machines after inactivity. Customers that purchase this device are eligible for a $50 rebate.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Public Utilities

Business Custom Program
Roseau Electric Cooperative, as a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency, offers business customers financial incentives to install energy efficient technologies not included in the prescriptive program.
Program Sponsor: Roseau Electric Cooperative

Business Direct Install Program
Roseau Electric Cooperative, as a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency, offers businesses energy audits and direct installation of energy efficiency measures.
Program Sponsor: Roseau Electric Cooperative

Business Prescriptive Program
Roseau Electric Cooperative, as a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency, offers business customers financial incentives to install energy efficient lighting, motors and drives, HVAC, and process-specific systems.
Program Sponsor: Roseau Electric Cooperative

Load Management Program
Off-peak electric heat is Roseau Electric's primary load management program. Customers allow Roseau Electric Cooperative to switch electric heat to an alternative heat source for a significantly reduced rate. Off-peak customers also have the option to have water heaters controlled in exchange for receiving a monthly credit.
Program Sponsor: Roseau Electric Cooperative

Low Interest Loan Program
The cooperative offers loans to help customers finance the purchase of energy efficient equipment. Interest is set at 8% and the loan term is 5 years.
Program Sponsor: Roseau Electric Cooperative

Water Heater Rebate
Customers receive a $150 rebate on purchase of a 100 gallon or higher capacity Marathon water heater.
Program Sponsor: Roseau Electric Cooperative

Energy Efficiency Grants
Grants are available to agriculture and commercial customers looking to make facilities more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Runestone Electric Association

Compact Fluorescent Lamp Rebate
The utility will pay all customers $2 toward the purchase of a compact fluorescent lamp, up to 50% of the total project cost.
Program Sponsor: Saint Peter Municipal Utilities

Dehumidifier Rebate
The utility will pay a customer $65 if the customer replaces a dehumidifier with a newer, more energy efficient model.
Program Sponsor: Saint Peter Municipal Utilities

ENERGY STAR® Rebate Program
The utility offers rebates  for the purchase and installation of ENERGY STAR®-approved appliances.
Program Sponsor: Saint Peter Municipal Utilities

Air Conditioner Rebate
Air conditioners must weigh more than 1.5 tons in order to qualify for this rebate. Rebates range from $40 to $270 based on the size of the unit.
Program Sponsor: Shakopee Public Utilities (SPU)

Custom Rebate Program
SPU offers rebates for custom energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: Shakopee Public Utilities (SPU)

Energy Efficiency Audit for Business
Customized energy audits are offered with up to 75% of the cost paid for by SPU. The audits cover building envelope; equipment operation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; industrial processes; lighting; motors; refrigeration; and water heating.
Program Sponsor: Shakopee Public Utilities (SPU)

Lighting Upgrade Program
This rebate program is open to nonresidential customers that install upgraded lighting in an existing facility. Rebates range from $0.50 to $12 per item.
Program Sponsor: Shakopee Public Utilities (SPU)

Motor Rebate Program
The purchase of premium motors or variable/adjustable drives garners a rebate based on horsepower.
Program Sponsor: Shakopee Public Utilities (SPU)

Air-to-Air Heat Pumps Load Control Program
A member that allows their air-to-air heat pump to cycle on and off in 15-minute intervals will receive a $0.031 per kilowatt-hour discount on the electricity used by the heat pump.
Program Sponsor: South Central Electrical Association

Cycled Air Conditioner Load Control Program
A member that allows their air conditioner to cycle on and off in 15-minute intervals during high usage times in the summer will receive a $25 per year credit.
Program Sponsor: South Central Electrical Association

Dual Fuel Load Control Program
A member that allows a switch from electric heat to gas or oil back up heat during peak useage times will receive a $0.031 per kilowatt-hour discount on the energy their electric heat.
Program Sponsor: South Central Electrical Association

Electronically Commutated Motor (EMC)/Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Rebate
Twenty-five dollar rebates are available for EMC's used in HVAC applications.
Program Sponsor: South Central Electrical Association

ENERGY STAR® Appliance Rebate Program
Members can receive a $25 rebate for purchasing ENERGY STAR® appliances and an additional $50 rebate for recycling an old refrigerator.
Program Sponsor: South Central Electrical Association

Geothermal Heat Pump Program
Rebates of up to $400 per ton are available for eligible ground-source heat pumps.
Program Sponsor: South Central Electrical Association

Standby Generator Load Control Program
A member with an automatic standby generator can receive a $1.25 discount per kilowatt-hour for using the generator during high useage times.
Program Sponsor: South Central Electrical Association

Storage Electric Heating
Discounted rates (3.1 cents per kilowatt hour) are available for utility members that utilize storage electric heating equipment during eligible times.
Program Sponsor: South Central Electrical Association

Water Heater Load Control Program
A member can purchase a Marathon 105-gallon water heater for $125 by agreeing to sign up for the water heater load control program for 5 years.
Program Sponsor: South Central Electrical Association

Demand Side Management
SMMPA offers industry customers financial/rebate incentives for energy efficient equipment, load management programs, and technical assistance.
Program Sponsor: Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency

Business Services
Spring Valley Public Utilities offers a variety of services, including rebates, energy management, assessment tools, and tax incentive information.
Program Sponsor: Spring Valley Public Utilities

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The utility provides incentives of up to $50,000 for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities.
Program Sponsor: Spring Valley Public Utilities

Energy Management Program
Spring Valley will provide payments for kilowatts not used during summer months.
Program Sponsor: Spring Valley Public Utilities

Business Audits
Stearns Electric Association offers energy-audit options to help businesses control energy costs and add those savings to the bottom line.
Program Sponsor: Stearns Electric Association

Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebates
Stearns Electric offers a rebate program for agricultural, industrial, and commercial customers that purchase high-efficiency premium and variable speed motors, industrial cooling, exhaust fans, lighting, and dairy plate coolers.
Program Sponsor: Stearns Electric Association

Energy Wise Rebates
Stearns Electric Association offers a variety of rebates and special rates for energy efficient improvements, such as heat pumps, storage space heating, and HVAC equipment.
Program Sponsor: Stearns Electric Association

Heating and Cooling Rebates
Stearns Electric Association offers rebates on a variety of heating and cooling equipment.
Program Sponsor: Stearns Electric Association

Rebate Program Guide
Rebates are available for dual fuel heating and heat pumps on a per kilowatt hour basis.
Program Sponsor: Stearns Electric Association

Dual Fuel Rate for Heat Pumps Program
Rebates are available for heat pump installation.
Program Sponsor: Steele-Waseca Cooperative

Water Heater Program
A customer will receive a free water heater and monthly credit if the customer allows the cooperative to temporarily power down the appliance during periods of high energy use.
Program Sponsor: Steele-Waseca Cooperative

Wellspring Wind Energy Program
The Wellspring Wind Energy Program allows cooperative customers to purchase blocks of wind energy for an additional charge.
Program Sponsor: Steele-Waseca Cooperative

Energy Audit
Cooperative staff will perform a walkthrough of a customer's home or commercial facility. Those professionals will then examine the facility's systems and will make recommendations to make the facility more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative

Energy Conservation Grant
Grants are available to commercial customers looking to make facilities more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative

Energy Wise Programs
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative offers several incentive programs to help businesses become more energy-efficient.
Program Sponsor: Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative

Energy Efficiency Rebates
Upon request, Tri-County Electric will come to members' businesses and evaluate energy usage and offer suggestions on the cost-benefit of replacing existing systems and provide recommendations on how to conserve energy. In addition, energy efficiency rebates are offered for lighting; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning tune-ups; and other equipment.
Program Sponsor: Tri-County Electric

Online Energy Audit
This online tool analyzes a customer's energy use and points out areas that could be more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Tri-County Electric

Midwest Combined Heat and Power Application Center
The center's objective is to make combined heat and power (CHP) applications commercially available. The center will work with a plant to see if CHP can help improve process efficiency.
Program Sponsor: University of Illinois at Chicago Energy Resources

Minnesota Technical Assistance Program
MnTAP's staff of engineers and scientists provides free site-specific and cost-effective energy efficiency solutions for a variety of manufacturing facilities in Minnesota. Staff members also provide basic energy audits, training, and technical assistance to encourage implementation of energy efficient opportunities.
Program Sponsor: University of Minnesota

Business Services
Waseca Business Services - through the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency - provides lighting, equipment, appliance, food service equipment, tax credit, and energy management programs. Rebates, tax incentives, and energy analysis are available through these programs.
Program Sponsor: Waseca Utilities

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The utility provides incentives of up to $50,000 for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities.
Program Sponsor: Waseca Utilities

Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The utility provides incentives of up to $50,000 for commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities.
Program Sponsor: Wells Public Utilities

ENERGY STAR® for your Business
ENERGY STAR® rebates are available for ENERGY STAR® Appliance and dehumidifier purchases.
Program Sponsor: Wells Public Utilities

Food Service Rebate Program
Rebates are available for energy-efficient food service equipment.
Program Sponsor: Wells Public Utilities

Business Direct Install Program
Wild Rice Electric Cooperative, as a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency, offers businesses energy audits and direct installation of energy efficiency measures.
Program Sponsor: Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

Custom Incentive Application for Business Customers
A custom rebate program is available from Wild Rice Electric Cooperative for business customers who propose energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

Food Service Measures for Business Customers
Rebates are available for energy efficient food service equipment
Program Sponsor: Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

Heating, Cooling & Air-Conditioning Measures for Business Customers Program
Wild Rice Electric Cooperative offers the incentive program to encourage nonresidential customers to select and install energy efficient equipment for facilities.
Program Sponsor: Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

Load Management Program
Load management is a key component of Wild Rice Electric's mission of keeping rates low. Members that participate in the program receive significant rate discounts.
Program Sponsor: Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

New Construction Lighting Measures for Business Customers
Incentives are available for new construction lighting projects for businesses with the use of select fixtures or bulbs.
Program Sponsor: Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

Off Peak Electric Heat Programs
Wild Rice Electric Coop. offers several off peak heating programs with reduced rates compared to regular electricity rates.
Program Sponsor: Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

Retrofit Lighting Measures for Business Customers
Lighting incentives are available for retrofit projects at commercial and industrial businesses.
Program Sponsor: Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

ENERGY STAR® Rebate Program
The utility offers rebates for the purchase and installation of ENERGY STAR®-approved appliances. Rebates range from $50 to $200 per appliance.
Program Sponsor: Willmar Municipal Utilities

Interruptible Load Program
Customers with a backup generator of 100 kilowatts or more are eligible for a rebate for having this power source available for utility use during peak summer months.
Program Sponsor: Willmar Municipal Utilities

Water Heater Rebate
If a customer purchases an 85 to 105 gallon Marathon water heater, the customer will receive a rebate of $1.25 per gallon. In addition, if the customer replaces a gas water heater with an electric model, that customer is eligible for a $100 rebate.
Program Sponsor: Willmar Municipal Utilities

Commercial Rebates
Windom Utilities Department, as a member of the Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, offers businesses financial incentives to install energy efficient lighting, pumps, motors, variable frequency drives, and process-specific systems.  The utility also offers custom incentives and energy studies of compressed air systems.
Program Sponsor: Windom Utilities Department

Bright Energy Solutions Commercial and Industrial Customers Program
Worthington Public Utilities and Missouri River Energy Services implemented the Bright Energy solutions demand reduction program for commercial and industriall customers. A variety of rebate programs are offered for lighting; motors; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; audits; food service; and compressed air.
Program Sponsor: Worthington Public Utilities

ENERGY STAR® Rebate Program
The utility offers rebates between $10 and $50 per item for the purchase and installation of ENERGY STAR®-approved appliances.
Program Sponsor: Worthington Public Utilities

Energy Audits
Customers can use Business Analyzer to conduct a self-guided energy efficiency analysis of a small business. Customers with a mid-size or large business can contact a representative to schedule an on-site energy audit.
Program Sponsor: Wright-Hennepin Cooperative

Energy Efficiency Grants
Wright-Hennepin offers grants for a variety of energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: Wright-Hennepin Cooperative

Off-Peak Programs
Customers can conserve energy and lower energy costs by as much as 58% with Wright-Hennepin’s commercial Off-Peak program.
Program Sponsor: Wright-Hennepin Cooperative

Business Energy Advisor
Business Energy Advisor provides customers with a detailed breakdown of energy consumption and daily demand loads. Customers will also find advice on low- and no-cost steps they can take to operate their facilities more efficiently, as well as lists of longer-term solutions like building recommissioning or the purchase of more energy-efficient equipment that can improve building performance and save energy and money.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Compressed Air Efficiency
Xcel offers this two-step program to reduce energy waste from compressed air systems. Step one provides diagnosis of the systems and reports on the efficiency upgrade needs. Step two implements the efficiency measures while applying available rebates to reduce costs. The funding level varies based on system horsepower.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Data Center Efficiency
Xcel Energy offers energy studies of data centers to identify energy saving potential and rebates for implementation of energy saving projects.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Efficiency Control Program
The utility offers rebates for building automation systems and microprocessor-based controls.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Efficiency Proposal
Larger energy efficiency projects are eligible for additional rebates through this program.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Emerging Technology Grants
Colorado and Minnesota businesses are eligible for Emerging Technology Grants to implement cutting edge energy efficiency technologies to accelerate market acceptance.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Energy Assessment
This online tool helps nonresidential customers analyze energy use and identifies areas for energy improvement.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Energy At Risk Financial Analysis Tool
This tool will allow businesses to determine the energy and financial savings for various energy conservation measure projects.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

InfoWise
InfoWise from Xcel Energy delivers a powerful energy management reporting solution with customized data for businesses to help manage and control energy use.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Natural Gas Furnace Rebate
Xcel energy is offering Colorado businesses the chance to save money on high-efficiency natural gas furnaces through purchase rebates.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Online Energy Assessment
This online tool is designed to help commercial and industrial customers understand energy usage. The tool takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes to complete and provides a number of site-specific opportunities to lower energy use.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Process Efficiency
This three-step process improvement program identifies potential energy savings, determines the potential of savings, and implements savings while using rebates to reduce costs.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Recommissioning Program
This facility audit program is designed to reduce energy costs by improving mechanical systems. Xcel will pay up to 50% of the program, up to $25,000. Preapproval is required.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Refrigeration Recommissioning
Refrigerator recommissioning optimizes existing refrigeration systems to peak efficiency as an alternative to investing in a new system.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Renewable Development Fund Grants
The Xcel Energy Renewable Development Fund provides grants to fund power generation from wind, biomass, solar, hydroelectric generators, and fuel cells.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Saver's Switch for Business
New Mexico businesses can save energy air conditioning costs by participating in this load management program.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Vending Efficiency Program
Energy-efficient beverage machines are eligible for $50 rebates.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Nationwide Programs

Energy Information
The organization provides fact sheets on energy and environmental responsibility to its members.
Program Sponsor: Aluminum Association

Energy Efficiency Resource Central
American Public Power Association offers technical assistance for its member utilities to help their key industrial customers improve their energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: American Public Power Association

Industrial Energy Efficiency Training
This company provides a wide variety of industrial training opportunities throughout the country. All programs are linked to certain industrial systems/practices and have an energy efficiency component.
Program Sponsor: American Trainco

Energy Training Program
This organization offers seminars and online training sessions for engineers. Trainings cover a wide variety of energy-related topics, including energy efficiency and renewable energy generation.
Program Sponsor: Association of Energy Engineers

Brown Bag Energy Seminars
These 90-minute online Webinars cover a variety of energy topics including energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Association of Energy Services Professionals

Commercial Energy Advisor
This online tool will help commercial customers learn how to become more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: E-Source

Efficiency & Demand-Response Programs Service
This online tool helps companies improve their demand response and energy efficiency programs.
Program Sponsor: E-Source

Industry Initiatives
Edison Electric Institute works with its member utilities to improve the energy efficiency of their industrial customers.
Program Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute

Customized Business Energy Analysis
This online tool helps non-residential customers analyze their energy use.
Program Sponsor: Energy Guide

Energy Consultants
Energy Sciences specializes in demand side energy services for the municipal, commercial and industrial, sectors. We enable our clients to practice energy conservation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while optimizing operating costs. Our core services include: development and implementation of comprehensive energy management programs, energy audits, energy efficient lighting solutions, staffing, and outreach/training programs. We believe that energy efficiency is an integral part of the energy solution needed for the future.
Program Sponsor: Energy Sciences

Industrial Consortia
Energy Solutions Center convenes various industrial consortia of equipment manufacturers to address how they can improve their equipment to better meet the needs and energy efficiency objectives of industrial manufacturers.
Program Sponsor: Energy Solutions Center

ENERGY STAR® Training
ENERGY STAR® offers free online training to help you improve the energy performance of your organization. No travel, no lost time out of the office, and no cost — EPA makes it easy to get the information you need today. Join your colleagues to better understand how EPA can help you lower operating costs, improve your energy management program, and expand your professional development.
Program Sponsor: Energy Star

Tax Deductions for Commercial Buildings
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or designers of new or existing commercial buildings that save at least 50% of the heating and cooling energy of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001. Partial deductions of up to $.60 per square foot can be taken for measures affecting any one of three building systems: the building envelope, lighting, or heating and cooling systems. These tax deductions are available for systems placed in service from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2013.
Program Sponsor: Energy Star

Project Finance Services
Hannon Armstrong offers loans to public-and-private sector businesses interested in making their buildings more energy efficient. The loan will cover up to 100% of total project costs.
Program Sponsor: Hannon Armstrong

Biodiesel Income Tax Credit
Companies that put biodiesel fuel into a vehicle or use biodiesel fuels in their business vehicles are eligible for a tax credit of $1 per gallon.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Biodiesel Income Tax Credit
Companies that put biodiesel fuel into a vehicle or uses biodiesel fuels in their business vehicles are eligible for a tax credit.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Builders & Manufacturers Incentives
Credits are available to manufacturers of high-efficiency refrigerators, clothes washers and dishwashers. Due to these manufacturer incentives, special consumer promotions may be available for qualifying products.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Business Tax Incentive
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or tenants (or designers, in the case of government-owned buildings) of new or existing commercial buildings that are constructed or reconstructed to save at least 50% of the heating, cooling, ventilation, water heating, and interior lighting energy cost of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
A 10% investment tax credit for CHP property, applicable to only the first 15MW of CHP property.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Commercial Solar Tax Credit
The Commercial Solar Tax Credit covers 30% of the cost of the system. The tax credit expires December 31, 2016.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Corporate Tax Credit
In addition to receiving a tax credit for solar photovoltaic generation, a non-residential manager can receive a tax credit of 30 percent for geothermal energy, microturbines, and fuel cells.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Fuel Cells and Microturbines Tax Incentive
Tax credits of up to $3,000 per kWh are available for the purchase of fuel cells, while tax credits of up to $200 per kWh are available for microturbines.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

On-Site Renewable Tax Incentive
Businesses are eligible for tax credits for qualified solar water heating and photovoltaic systems, and for certain solar lighting systems. Qualifying equipment will either use solar energy to generate electricity, to heat/cool or provide hot water to a structure, or will use solar energy to illuminate the inside of a building by means of fiber-optic distributed sunlight (tube systems and passive solar are not eligible). The credits are available for systems placed in service between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2016.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Renewable Energy Generation Tax Credit
Non-residential managers can receive a 10-year tax credit if they help create renewable energy from one of the following sources: wind, closed loop biomass, open loop biomass, geothermal, solar, small irrigation power, municipal solid waste, and refined coal.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Small Ethanol Producer Tax Credit
A small ethanol producer that is registered with the Internal Revenue Service may be eligible for a tax incentive in the amount of $0.10 per gallon of ethanol that is: sold and used by the purchaser in the purchaser's trade or business to produce an ethanol fuel mixture; sold and used by the purchaser as a fuel in a trade or business; sold at retail for use as a motor vehicle fuel; used by the producer in a trade or business to produce an ethanol fuel mixture; or used by the producer as a fuel in a trade or business. A small producer is one that has, at all times during the tax year, not more than 60 million gallons of productive capacity of any type of alcohol. The incentive applies only to the first 15 million gallons of ethanol produced in a tax year and is allowed as a credit against the producer's income tax liability. Under current law, this incentive expires December 31, 2010.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Education and Outreach
The EERC conducts energy and environmental conferences, short courses, workshops, academic programs, and field experiences.
Program Sponsor: National Center for Hydrogen Technology, University of North Dakota

Energy Information
NFDS offers training, technical resources, and technical assistance to its members.
Program Sponsor: Non-Ferrous Founders' Society

Energy Information
NADCA members can access the organization's energy audits, training, technical assistance and resources, and cost shared-R&D.
Program Sponsor: North American Die Casting Association

3E Plus Insulation Thickness Computer Program
The 3E Insulation Thickness Computer Program is an industrial energy management tool developed to simplify the task of determining how much insulation is necessary to use less energy, reduce plant emissions and improve system process efficiency.
Program Sponsor: North American Insulation Manufacturers Association

Energy Information
OESA offers its members energy efficiency publications, trainings, and events.
Program Sponsor: Original Equipment Suppliers Association

Pumping System Optimization and Energy-Efficiency Education & Training
Vendor neutral market awareness, education, training, products, services and tools that focus on energy savings opportunities with pumping systems
Program Sponsor: Pump Systems Matter

Energy Information
The organization offers technical assistance, resources, and cost shared-R&D to its members.
Program Sponsor: Steel Founders' Society of America

Environmental Project Financing
The StePP Foundation matches organizations with environmental improvement projects (include renewable energy and energy efficiency) with companies that have financing to implement those projects.
Program Sponsor: StEPP Foundation

Biobased Products and Bioenergy Program
Loans are available to help rural industry generate electricity from biobased sources.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels
This program was created to ensure an expanding production of advanced biofuels by providing payments to eligible advanced biofuel producers in rural areas. Payments will be made to eligible advanced biofuel producers for the production of fuel derived from renewable biomass, other than corn kernel starch.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Biorefinery Assistance Loan Guarantee
Loans are available to help biorefineries conserve and use energy more effectively. Loan guarantees are available up to $250 million.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loans
Loans of up to $10 million are available to rural industrial manufacturers to improve the economic and environmental climate in their communities.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Energy Efficiency Improvements Loan
Loans are available for the purchase of renewable energy generating systems by small rural businesses or agricultural producers.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Repowering Assistance Program
This program offers incentives for biorefineries to switch to renewable biomass energy production.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Rural Energy for America Program Guaranteed Loan Program (REAP LOAN)
The REAP Guaranteed Loan Program encourages the commercial financing of renewable energy (bioenergy, geothermal, hydrogen, solar, wind and hydro power) and energy efficiency projects. Under the program, project developers will work with local lenders, who in turn can apply to USDA Rural Development for a loan guarantee up to 85% of the loan amount.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

USDA Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program
This program provides grants and loans to small businesses in rural communities that are interested in making their buildings more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Boise State University Industrial Assessment Center (IAC)
The Boise State University IAC provides energy conservation and cost reduction assessments to small- and medium-sized manufacturers within about 150 miles of its campus, and educates energy managers on energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Loan Guarantee Program
DOE offers loans to projects that “avoid, reduce, or sequester air pollutants or anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases.” Loans are available for biomass, hydrogen, wind, solar, hydropower, advanced fossil energy coal, carbon, electricity delivery and reliability, alternative fuel vehicles, pollution control equipment, and industrial energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Oklahoma Green Grant
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Oklahoma a $6 million green-job grant to train workers in emerging industries such as energy efficiency and renewable energy. The goal is to train 4,700 workers in two years for jobs that pay above the state's per capita income.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI)
REPI provides financial incentives of $0.015/kWh of electricity generated from renewable sources. This incentive is issued for the first decade of operation.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): University of Kentucky
The University of Kentucky IAC's primary purpose is to help serve the energy, waste, and productivity needs of small- and medium-sized manufacturing facilities within a geographic radius of approximately 150 miles of the University of Kentucky.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy State Energy Program
The State Energy Program (SEP) provides grants to states and directs funding to state energy offices from technology programs in DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. States use grants to address their energy priorities and program funding to adopt emerging renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

UnSolicited EERE Proposals
Unsolicited proposals may be selected if they are novel and do not reflect a current solicitation or existing work.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

American Reinvestment and Recovery Act Tax Credits and Grants
Tax credits and grants are available from select state energy offices to help promote renewable energy generation and/or energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Payments for Specified Energy Property in Lieu of Tax Credits
ARRA authorizes the Department of the Treasury to make payments to eligible persons that either place in service particular types of energy property in 2009 or 2010, or, under certain circumstances, begin construction on such property in 2009 or 2010. These payments are generally equal to 10 or 30 percent of the eligible cost basis of the property, depending on the type of property. Those that apply for these payments must forego tax credits that they could otherwise receive under sections 45 and 48 of the Internal Revenue Code. The types of energy property that are eligible for these payments include, among others, various renewable energy generation facilities, microturbines, and fuel cells.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Production Tax Credit (PTC)
Through the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Congress acted to provide a three-year extension of the PTC through December 31, 2012. Additionally, wind project developers can choose to receive a 30% investment tax credit (ITC) in place of the PTC for facilities placed in service in 2009 and 2010, and also for facilities placed in service before 2013 if construction begins before the end of 2010. The ITC then qualifies to be converted to a grant from the Department of Treasury. The Treasury Department must pay the grant within 60 days of an application being submitted.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Clean Construction USA Loans
EPA offers loans to companies to help finance projects that reduce diesel emissions from construction equipment and vehicles.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnerships
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems are an efficient, clean and reliable approach to generating power and thermal energy from a single fuel source. Incentives on CHP systems are available through the EPA.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ENERGY STAR® for Industry
The ENERGY STAR® program is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency which seeks to increase implementation of energy efficient equipment and techniques.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tax Deductions for Commercial Buildings
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or designers of new or existing commercial buildings that save at least 50% of the heating and cooling energy of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001. Partial deductions of up to $.60 per square foot can be taken for measures affecting any one of three building systems: the building envelope, lighting, or heating and cooling systems. Available for systems “placed in service” from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2013.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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