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Wells Public Utilities - Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Eligibility 
Commercial
Industrial
Local Government
Nonprofit
State Government
Federal Government
Savings Category 
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Dishwasher
Dehumidifiers
Lighting
Lighting Controls/Sensors
Chillers
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Motors
Custom/Others pending approval
Other EE
Food Service Equipment
Vending Machine Controls
LED Lighting
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Program Info
Sector Name 
Utility
Administrator 
Wells Public Utilities
Website 
http://www.SaveEnergyInWells.com
State 
Minnesota
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Lighting Equipment: varies widely, see program website
HVAC: see program website
Replacement Motors: $15 - $2,700, varies by HP and efficiency
Variable Speed Drives: $60 - $3,600, varies by HP and intended use
Lodging Guestroom Energy Management Systems: $75 - $85
Compressed Air Leak Correction: $4/HP of capacity
VendingMiser: $50
Anti-Sweat Heater Controls/Door Miser: $40 per qualifying door
Custom Electric Measures: $0.045/first year kWh savings

Food Service Equipment
Ovens: $225 - $900
Fryers/Griddles: $150 - $175
Insulated Holding Cabinets: $200 - $300
Steam Cookers: $400 - $550
Commercial Refrigerators/Freezers: $100 - $125
Ice Makers: $150 - $400
Dishwashers: $300 - $1,000
Ventilation Hood Controllers: $165/HP
Low-Flow Spray Valve: 50% of installed cost
Dehumidifier: $65 with trade of older model

Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) is a joint-action agency which generates and sells reliable electricity at wholesale to its eighteen non-profit, municipally-owned member utilities:

  • Austin Utilities
  • Blooming Prairie Public utilities
  • Fairmont Public Utilities
  • Grand Marais Public Utilities
  • Lake City Utilities
  • Litchfield Public Utilities
  • Mora Municipal Utilities
  • New Prague Utilities Commission
  • North Branch Municipal Water and Light
  • Owatonna Public Utilities
  • Preston Public Utilities
  • Princeton Public Utilities
  • Redwood Falls Public Utilities
  • Rochester Public Utilities
  • Saint Peter Municipal Utilities
  • Spring Valley Public Utilities
  • Waseca Utilities
  • Wells Public Utilities

SMMPA develops innovative products and services to help them deliver value to customers. With help from SMMPA, Wells Public Utilities provides incentives for its commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are available for a variety of energy-efficient equipment: lighting, HVAC, replacement motors, variable speed drives, anti-sweat heater controls for cooler/freezer doors, food service equipment, and custom measures. Each type of equipment has minimum efficiency and performance ratings which must be met in order to qualify for the rebate. These requirements can be found in the forms provided on the program's website.