East Central Energy - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name East Central Energy - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Agricultural, Commercial, Fed. Government, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government
Eligible Technologies Agricultural Equipment, Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Air Handling Systems, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Motors: $5 per HP

Variable Frequency Drives: $30 per HP
Chillers: $10 - $20 per ton, plus $2/ton bonus for each 0.01 EER/SEER over base
Cooling Towers: $3 per nominal tower ton
Air Handling Systems: $170 per VAV box
Rooftop Units/Split Systems/Condensers: $18/ton, plus $5/ton bonus for each 0.01 EER/SEER over base
Air-source Heat Pumps: $118/ton, plus $5/ton bonus for each 0.01 EER/SEER over base
Package Terminal Heat Pumps: $10/ton, plus $1.75 - $3.50/ton bonus for each 0.01 EER/SEER over base
Water Source Heat Pumps: $13/ton, plus $1.30/ton bonus for each 0.01 EER/SEER over base
RTU Economizers: $13 per ton
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $400 per ton
Vending Machine Controllers: $25 - $75

Lighting Retrofit
T5/T8 Lamps with Electronic Ballasts: $10 - $21
T5/T8 High Output Lamps: $45 - $125
Screw-Base CFL Lights: $2 - $10
Hardwired/Modular CFL Fixtures: $10 - $30
Industrial Multi-CFL Fixtures: $33
High Pressure Sodium Fixtures: $25 - $55
Pulse-Start Metal Halide Fixtures: $35 - $80
Metal Halide Fixtures: $25 - $75
Automatic Controls: $5 - $40
LED Exit Signs: $10
Reflectors: $1

Lighting New Construction
T5/T8 Lamps with Electronic Ballasts: $0.55 - $2.75
High Bay Fluorescent T5/T8 Lamps with Electronic Ballasts: $15 - $20
Hardwired/Modular CFL Fixtures: $3.30 - $8.80
High Pressure Sodium Fixtures: $6.60
Metal Halide Fixtures: $6.50 - $22
Automatic Controls: $7 - $20







Equipment Requirements See Program Web Site for Equipment Requirements








Maximum Incentive The maximum rebate amount shall be the lesser of 50% of the project cost or $50,000










Program Administrator East Central Energy
Website https://www.eastcentralenergy.com/rebatesbusiness.aspx
Date added to DSIRE 2009-06-04
Last DSIRE Review 2012-06-28
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2011-12-21


References DSIRE[1]


Summary

East Central Energy (ECE) offers a variety of rebates to commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers for the installation of specific energy efficient equipment. Rebates are available for new and retrofit lighting projects, premium efficiency motors, adjustable speed drives, commercial and industrial cooling equipment, geothermal heat pumps, agricultural equipment, and beverage vending machine controllers. Rebates are prescriptive and total rebate amounts are limited to 50% of the project cost up to $50,000. Interested customers should submit application forms (located on the program web site) along with the necessary worksheets and itemized equipment invoices. The installation must be complete before funds will be issued.

For energy savings measures not listed above, ECE offers a custom grant program. Interested customers should see the web site for more details.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Headquarters
Department East Central Energy

Address P.O. Box 39
Address 2 412 Main Avenue N
Place Braham, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55006
Phone (800) 254-7944


Email info@ecemn.com
Website https://www.eastcentralenergy.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)"