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Northern Municipal Power Agency - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

Local Government
State Government
Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Maximum Rebate 

$15,000 per customer, per calendar year. Incentives over $10,000 need pre-approval from the utility
Total incentive not to exceed 75% of the project cost
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $7,500 (open loop); $15,000 (closed loop)
Programmable Thermostats: $2,500 per facility, up to 50% of the unit cost

Program Info
Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Custom: $0.10 / kWh reduced
Lighting: varies
Air Conditioners: $30 - $50/ton
Air-source Heat Pumps: $30 - $40/ton
Mini-Split Ductless Heat Pumps: $500/unit
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $200/ton (open loop); $400/ton (closed loop)
Geothermal Heat Pumps (Replacement): $100/ton (open loop); $200/ton (closed loop)
Furnace/Air Handler with ECM: $150/unit
Chillers: $30 - $40/ton depending on type and efficiency
Chilled Water Resets: $0.35 - $6/ton
Window/Wall A/C Units: $35 - $70 each
Clothes Washer: $50
Water Heater: $150

Retrofit Only
Anti-Sweat Heater Controls: $40 - $100/door
Night Covers: $8/ln. ft.
Programmable Thermostats: $50
ECM Motors for Refrigeration: $40
Vending Misers: $50
Variable Frequency Drives: $40/HP

Food Service
Commercial Solid Door Refrigerators/Freezers: $60 - $250
Ice Machines: $200 - $600
Steam Cooker: $300 - $600
Energy Star Holding Cabinets: $200 - $400
Fryers: $500
Griddles/Ovens: $850 - $1,500

Power Savers

Northern Municipal Power Agency, in collaboration with Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc., offers rebates for non-residential customers to improve the energy efficiency of eligible facilities. Participating utilities are listed below this summary. Rebates are available for lighting measures, heating and cooling equipment, food service equipment and refrigeration equipment. All heating and cooling equipment must meet efficiency standards located on the program application forms. Rebates are limited to $15,000 per customer per year, and forms must be received within 60 days of equipment installation. Review the program web site or contact your local participating utility for additional information on this program.

Participating Utilities Include:

Bagley Public Utilities
Baudette Municipal Utilities
Beltrami Electric Cooperative
Clearwater-Polk Electric Cooperative
Fosston Municipal Utilities
Halstad Municipal Utilities
Hawley Public Utilities
North Star Electric Cooperative
PKM Electric Cooperative
Red Lake Electric Cooperative
Red River Valley Cooperative Power
Roseau Electric Cooperative
Roseau Municipal Utilities
City of Stephen Municipal Utilities
Thief River Falls Municipal Utilities
Warren Municipal Utilities
Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

Other Information 

Equipment must reach certain efficiency standards listed in the program application