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Stearns Electric Association - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Eligibility 
Commercial
Industrial
Agricultural
Savings Category 
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Lighting
Chillers
Air conditioners
Compressed air
Motors
Motor VFDs
Agricultural Equipment
Other EE
Vending Machine Controls
Maximum Rebate 

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

Program Info
Sector Name 
Utility
Administrator 
Stearns Electric Association
State 
Minnesota
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate 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 - $300 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

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.