Rochester Public Utilities - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Rochester 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, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, Refrigerators, Vending Machine Controls, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Food Service Equipment, Room Air Conditioners, Geothermal Heat Pumps, LED Lighting, Anti-Sweat Heater Controls/Door Misers
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Varies by technology

Equipment Requirements See program applications on web site for equipment requirements.

Expiration Date 2012-12-31

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

Program Administrator Rochester Public Utilities
Date added to DSIRE 2006-08-09
Last DSIRE Review 2012-06-29
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) offers incentives to commercial and industrial customers that install energy-efficient equipment in eligible facilities. Rebates are available for lighting equipment, HVAC equipment, anti-sweat heater controls for cooler/freezer doors, heat pumps (air and ground source), food service equipment, motors and variable speed drives. Rebates on Energy Star appliances are also available through this program. Custom energy efficiency rebates, including equipment and measures not found in the formal rebate program, are also available to RPU customers. Applications must be submitted and approved before the new equipment is installed. Customers must submit original invoices with the quantity, price of materials, purchase or order date, installation costs, and all applicable tax information. Rebates are available until funds are exhausted for the calendar year. Contact RPU for more information on this program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service
Department Rochester Public Utilities

Address 4000 East River Road NE

Place Rochester, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55906
Phone (507) 280-1500


  • 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)"