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Moorhead Public Service Utility - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Local Government
State Government
Federal Government
Savings Category 
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Clothes Washers
Ceiling Fan
Water Heaters
Lighting Controls/Sensors
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Compressed air
Programmable Thermostats
Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
Motor VFDs
Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Custom/Others pending approval
Food Service Equipment
Vending Machine Controls
Commercial Cooking Equipment
Personal Computing Equipment
LED Lighting
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Maximum Rebate 

Custom Incentive (Lighting): 75% of total project cost, or 100% of material cost if self-installed
Programmable Thermostats: 6 units per customer, 75% of total project cost
Guest Room Energy Management Systems: 75% of total project cost
ENERGY STAR® Heat Pump Water Heaters: 75% of the total equipment cost
Window Film: 75% of total project cost
Variable Frequency Drives: 75% of total project cost
Compressed Air Leak Survey: $5000

Program Info
Sector Name 
Moorhead Public Service/Bright Energy Solutions
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Custom Incentive (Lighting): $300 per kW saved during utility peak hours
Custom Incentive (Non-lighting): $0.01 per annual kWh saved
Split System Air Conditioning,/Air Source Heat Pumps,/Mini Splits/PTAC/PTHP/Rooftop Units: $45 - $140 per ton
Chillers: $40 - $55 per ton
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $200 per ton, plus $250 for a desuperheater
Electronically Commutated Motors: $75 - $1000 per unit
ENERGY STAR Window/Wall Air Conditioners: $25 per unit
Programmable Thermostats: $50 per unit
Guest Room Energy Management Systems: $30 - $35 per room
Demand Controlled Ventilation: $35 per 1000 sq ft
Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERV): $0.60 per CFM
ENERGY STAR® Heat Pump Water Heaters: $100 per unit
Window Film: $0.40 per sq ft
Variable Frequency Drives: $40 per hp
ENERGY STAR® Clothes Washers (including coin operated): $50 per machine
ENERGY STAR® Clothes Dryers: $80 per machine
High Frequency Fork Lift Battery Charger: $100 - $300 per charger
Computer Network Power Management: $15 per PC
Plug Load Occupancy Sensors for Document Stations: $25
ENERGY STAR Commercial Ice Machines: $50 - $300 per unit
ENERGY STAR® Commercial Refrigerators/ Freezers: $50 - $250 per unit
Vending Machine Controller: $50 per unit
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment: $5 - $60 per unit
VFD Air Compressor: $35 per hp
No Loss Air Drains: $160 per unit
Mist Eliminators: $4 per hp
Dew Point Demand Controls: $150 per 100 CFM
Cycling Refrigerated Dryers: $75 per 100 CFM
Added Compressed Air Storage: $20 per hp
Low-Pressure Blower Replacing Compressed Air Blow Off: $1500 per hp
Engineered or Air-Entraining Compressed Air Nozzles: $20 per unit
Compressed Air Leak Survey: 50% of cost
ENERGY STAR Commercial Dishwashers: $90 - $1000
ENERGY STAR Commercial Fryers: $500
ENERGY STAR Commercial Griddles (Electric): $600
ENERGY STAR Commercial Steam Cookers (Electric): $300 - $600
ENERGY STAR Commercial Hot Food Holding Cabinets (Electric): $200 - $400
ENERGY STAR Commercial Convection Ovens (Electric): $200
Commercial Combination Oven/Steamers (Electric): $1000
Commercial Kitchen Hood Controls: $25 - $150 per hp
Fluorescent Lighting Systems: $5 -$175 per unit
CFL Fixtures/Lamps: $1.50 -$12 per unit
High Bay Occupancy Sensor Control: $10 per unit
LED Lighting Systems: $10 - $185 per unit
Occupancy Sensors: $20 - $45 per sensor

Moorhead Public Service Utility offers the Bright Energy Solutions Programs for commercial and industrial customers that purchase and install a variety of energy-efficient equipment in existing facilities. Rebates are also available for custom measures which reduce a facility's energy demand. Refer to the program website for complete details.