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Otter Tail Power Company - Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Grant Program

Eligibility 
Commercial
Industrial
Savings Category 
Lighting
Chillers
Heat Pumps
Compressed air
Processing and Manufacturing Equipment
Custom/Others pending approval
Other EE
Food Service Equipment
LED Lighting
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Maximum Rebate 

Not to exceed 75 percent of project costs
All lighting rebates over $4,500 must be pre-approved

Program Info
Sector Name 
Utility
Administrator 
Customer Service
State 
Minnesota
Program Type 
Grant Program
Rebate Amount 

Refrigeration

Condensers, compressors, and sub-cooling measures: $25 - $100/horsepower
Display case: $20 - $40/lineal foot
Outdoor air cooling for walk-in coolers: $2/cubic foot per minute

Lighting

Retrofits from T12 to low-watt T8: $.05 per watt of installed low-watt T8 lighting load
12 fluorescent to hard-wired LED lighting systems: $.60 per watt reduced
Hard-wired systems: 60¢ per watt saved
Screw-in LED lamps: 20¢ per watt saved
Conversions from standard T8 linear fluorescent to low-watt T8 (28- or 25-watt) lamps: 40¢ per watt saved
Screw-in CFL: 10¢ per watt saved

Summary 
Otter Tail Power Company Grants for Conservation Program allows its commercial and industrial customers to submit energy-saving proposals and receive grants for their custom efficiency projects.
Possibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Changing the compressed air system  
  • Adding chiller equipment  
  • Adding variable-frequency drives  
  • Making process improvements  
  • Installing heat pumps and MVRs  
  • Improving lighting systems  
  • Improving motors  
  • Improving refrigeration systems

Customers may obtain more information by contacting the utility.