Stearns Electric Association - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Stearns Electric Association - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Agricultural Equipment, Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Compressed air, Lighting, Motor VFDs, Motors, Vending Machine Controls, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Dairy Plate Coolers, Dairy Heaters, Agriculture Ventilation
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Variable Frequency Drives: $30/HP

Premium Efficiency Motor Retrofit: $15/HP
Lighting: varies by fixture, and retrofit or new construction
Agriculture Ventilation: 50% of cost
Dairy Cooling Plate: 50% of cost
Cooling Towers: $3/nominal tower ton
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $200 per ton

Contact Co-op for rebate amounts on the following items:
Dairy Free Heater
Vending Machines
Chillers
Compressed Air
Design Assistance
Package Terminal AC
Rooftop Unit AC
LED Retrofit
Custom Energy Grant







Equipment Requirements See Rebate Applications








Maximum Incentive Maximum rebate amount is the lesser of 50% of the project cost or 100,000










Program Administrator Stearns Electric Association
Website http://www.stearnselectric.org/grantsbus.htm
Date added to DSIRE 2007-03-19
Last DSIRE Review 2013-02-12
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2013-02-12


References DSIRE[1]


Summary

To encourage energy efficiency, Stearns Electric offers rebates to agricultural, industrial and commercial customers. Under this program, premium efficiency motors, adjustable speed drives, industrial cooling, retrofit and new construction lighting, dairy plate coolers, dairy free heaters, geothermal heat pumps, and vending machine controllers are eligible for rebates. Some rebates vary by system efficiency or capacity. Customers must contact Stearns Electric for certain incentive amounts which are not listed on the program web site. For rebate applications and more information on the rebate amounts, eligible technologies, and necessary efficiency requirements, visit the program web site listed above.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Melrose Office Customer Service- SEA
Department Stearns Electric Association

Address 900 East Kraft Drive

Place Melrose, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 56325-9400
Phone (320) 256-4241
Phone 2 (800) 962-0655
Fax (320) 265-3618
Email info@stearnselectric.org
Website http://www.stearnselectric.org
     
     


















  • 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)"