Austin Utilities (Gas and Electric) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Austin Utilities (Gas and Electric) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Clothes Washers, Custom/Others pending approval, Dehumidifiers, Dishwasher, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motors, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, Evaporative Coolers, Vending Machine Controls, Commercial Cooking Equipment, Data Center Equipment, Food Service Equipment, Geothermal Heat Pumps, LED Lighting, Anti-Sweat Heater Controls/Door Misers, Variable Speed Drives, Custom (approval required), Full Modulation Burner, Steam Traps, Radiant Heaters
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Lighting Equipment: See Program Website

Air Source Heat Pumps: $20-$25/ton, plus bonus rebate of $4/ton for each 0.1 SEER/EER above minimum efficiency
Air Source Heat Pumps (ductless): $200
Ground Source Heat Pumps: $200/ton plus $25/ton for each 1.0 EER point over the minimum
Anti-Sweat Heater Controls/Door Misers: $40 per qualifying door
Compressed Air Leak Correction: $4/HP Roof Top and Package Unit Air Conditioner: $75/ton, plus bonus rebate of $5/ton for each 0.1 SEER/EER above minimum efficiency
Water-cooled Chiller: $15/ton, plus bonus rebate of $3.50/ton for each 0.01 kW/ton below the minimum IPLV efficiency
Air-cooled Chiller: $8/ton, plus bonus rebate of $2.25/ton for each 0.01 kW/ton below the minimum IPLV efficiency
Motors: $25 - $2,700, varies by HP, efficiency, and whether the motor is replacing a working motor, a new installation, replacing a failed motor, or placed in inventory
ECM Evaporator Fan Motors: $15 - $50
Variable Speed Drives: $150 - $3,600, varies by HP and whether the drive will be used now or placed in inventory
VendingMisers: $50
Energy Star Data Center Equipment: $4 - $15
Food Service Equipment (electric and gas): See Program Website
Guest Room Energy Management System: $75 - $85
Custom Electric Measures: see application for rebate payment structure/formula


Natural Gas Rebates

Natural Gas Water Heaters: $200 - $250
Natural Gas Boilers: See Program Application
Natural Gas Boiler Controls: $150
Stack Dampers Burners: $45/per 100,000 BTUH Input
Natural Gas Furnaces: $150 - $200/per 100,000 BTUH Input
Infrared Heater: $250t
Full Modulation Burner: $600 per MMBtu
Steam Traps: 35% of equipment cost
Unit/Duct Heater: $300
Insulation (Wall, Ceiling, Foundations): 15% of equipment cost
Custom Gas Measures: up to 25% of project cost, or $0.75/therm saved







Equipment Requirements See Program Applications








Maximum Incentive Electric Measures: $100,000 per customer location, per technology, per year

Custom Gas Measures: $75,000 per commercial location per year, $5,000 per industrial location per year











Program Administrator Austin Utilities
Website http://www.austinutilities.com/pages/business_conserve.asp
Date added to DSIRE 2006-08-04
Last DSIRE Review 2012-08-13
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2012-03-30


References DSIRE[1]


Summary

Austin Utilities offers incentives to its commercial and industrial customers for the installation of energy-efficient equipment in eligible facilities. Rebates are available for lighting equipment, HVAC equipment, anti-sweat heater controls for cooler/freezer doors, motors, variable speed drives, heat pumps (air-source and geothermal), food service equipment, and finally custom and electric measures. Rebates on ENERGY STAR appliances are also available under the Residential Conserve and Save Rebate Program. Austin Utilities can also help examine a customer's potential energy and money saving options by identifying rebate amounts and estimated payback time. Applications must be submitted and approved before the new equipment is installed. Rebates are available until funds are exhausted for the calendar year.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - AU
Department Austin Utilities

Address 400 4th Street NE

Place Austin, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55912-3495
Phone (507) 433-8886



Website http://www.austinutilities.com
     
     


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"