Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Fed. Government, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Clothes Washers, Custom/Others pending approval, Dehumidifiers, Dishwasher, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motors, Refrigerators, LED Lighting, Compressed Air Leak Correction, Lodging Guestroom Energy Management System, Variable Speed Drives, Anti-Sweat Heater Controls/Door Misers, Custom (approval required)
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Lighting Equipment: varies widely

Replacement Motors: $15 - $2,700, varies by HP and efficiency
Variable Speed Drives: $60 - $3,600, varies by HP and intended use
Lodging Guestroom Energy Management Systems: $75 - $85
Compressed Air Leak Correction: $4/HP of capacity
VendingMiser: $50
Anti-Sweat Heater Controls/Door Miser: $40 per qualifying door
Custom Electric Measures: $0.045/first year kWh savings

Food Service Equipment
Ovens: $225 - $900
Fryers/Griddles: $150 - $175
Insulated Holding Cabinets: $200 - $300
Steam Cookers: $400 - $550
Commercial Refrigerators/Freezers: $100 - $125
Ice Makers: $150 - $400
Dishwashers: $300 - $1,000
Ventilation Hood Controllers: $165/HP
Low-Flow Spray Valve: 50% of installed cost

Equipment Requirements Appliances must be Energy Star Certified

Efficiency of equipment must meet program requirements

Maximum Incentive Maximum of 100,000 per customer location, per year, per technology

Program Administrator Blooming Prairie Public Utilities
Date added to DSIRE 2007-05-22
Last DSIRE Review 2012-03-28
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) is a joint-action agency which generates and sells reliable electricity at wholesale to its eighteen non-profit, municipally-owned member utilities, and develops innovative products and services to help them deliver value to customers. With help from SMMPA, Blooming Prairie Public Utilities provides incentives for its commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are available for a variety of energy-efficient equipment including appliances, lighting, cooling, working motor replacements, variable speed drives, anti-sweat heater controls for cooler/freezer doors, food service equipment, and custom measures.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Richard D. Kittelson
Department Blooming Prairie Public Utilities

Address PO Box 55
Address 2 146 Third Avenue SE
Place Blooming Prairie, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55917-0055
Phone (507) 583-6683


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


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