Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative - Commercial and Industrial 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, Compressed air, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, Vending Machine Controls, LED Lighting, Agricultural Ventilation, Dairy Plate Coolers, Air Handling System|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Lighting: Varies according to fixture type|
Rooftop/Split System A/C: $18/ton, plus bonus of $5/ton for each 0.1 above base requirement
|Equipment Requirements||See Program Website|
|Maximum Incentive|| For lighting, motors, and ASDs, there is a maximum of 50% of the project cost, or $5,000|
Agriculture Ventilation: 50% of cost or $100,000
|Program Administrator||Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative|
|Date added to DSIRE||2006-09-21|
|Last DSIRE Review||2013-03-05|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC) offers incentives to encourage commercial and industrial customers to increase the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are offered for the installation of energy efficient improvements, retrofit motors,variable speed drives, new or retrofit lighting, vending machine controllers, compressed air evaluations, ventilation systems, cooling systems and chillers. Agricultural equipment and efficiency measures such as dairy plate coolers, dairy-free water heaters, agriculture ventilation, and custom hog farrowing are also eligible for rebates. For information on these rebates please visit the program's website and view the corresponding rebate worksheet for each measure.
For most technologies, the maximum rebate is 50% of the project cost or $5,000 (unless otherwise pre-approved), agriculture rebates, however, have a maximum of $100,000. Projects not eligible for any of the prescriptive rebate programs may be eligible for a custom rebate based on electric demand and usage reduction.
More information on all rebates, including specific contact information and applications, can be found on the web site listed above.
|Contact Name||Marvin Denzer|
|Department||Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative|
|Address||125 Minnesota Valley Electric Drive|
|Phone 2||(800) 282-6832|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.