Dakota Electric Association - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Last updated: July 11, 2019

Program Overview

Implementing Sector:Utility
Category:Financial Incentive
State:Minnesota
Incentive Type:Rebate Program
Web Site:https://www.dakotaelectric.com/member-services/programs-rebates/for-your-business/
Administrator:Dakota Electric Service
Utilities:Dakota Electric Association
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:Geothermal Heat Pumps
Eligible Efficiency Technologies:Lighting, Chillers, Heat pumps, Air conditioners, Compressed air, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Motors, Motor VFDs, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Agricultural Equipment, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Vending Machine Controls, Personal Computing Equipment, Data Center Equipment, LED Lighting
Incentive Amount:HVAC Air Handling Systems (VAV): $70/VAV Box Air Source Heat Pumps: $200 per ton Central AC: $30 - $330/unit Chillers: $10 - $20/Ton, plus $2/ton, per 0.1 above base efficiency Condensers: $10/ton, plus $3/ton per 0.1 above base efficiency Geothermal Heat Pump: $400/ton PTAC/Water-Source Heat Pumps: $10 - $13/ton, plus $1.30 - $3.50/ton per 0.1 above base efficiency Rooftop Heat Pump: $18/ton, plus $3/ton per 0.1 above base efficiency Split System: $10/ton plus $3/ton per 0.1 above base efficiency Lighting Lighting: $3 - $140 per lamp/fixture Motors Variable Frequency Drives: $30/HP Building/Process Measures Building Commissioning: 50% up to $20,000 Compressed Air Evaluation: 50% up to $20,000 Data Center/Computer Room Efficiency: Not Specified Energy Audit: 50% up to $20,000 ENERGY STAR Building Certification: 50% up to $20,000 Agricultural: Agricultural Ventilation Dairy Free-Heater Dairy Plate Cooler (Well-Water Pre-Cooler) Hog Farrowing Varies based on energy savings Food Service Equipment Hot Food Holding Cabinets: $500-$750 Ovens: Varies Griddle: $200 Induction Cooktop: $200 Fryers: $200-$300 Steamers: $500-$1,000 Dishwasher: $100 Freezer: $100 Ice Machine: $100 Refrigerator: $100 Vending Controls: $50 Custom: 50% of project cost, up to $100,000 Electric Forklift: %50% of cost, up to $100,000
Maximum Incentive:$100,000
Equipment Requirements:Review Program Worksheets (available on website)

Incentives

Technologies:Chillers
Sectors:Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Federal Government, Agricultural
Parameters:The incentive has a minimum of 10.00 $/ton
Technologies:Geothermal Heat Pumps
Sectors:Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Federal Government, Agricultural
Parameters:The incentive is 400.00 $/ton
Technologies:Lighting, LED Lighting
Sectors:Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Federal Government, Agricultural
Parameters:The incentive has a minimum of 2.00 $/Unit
Technologies:Motor VFDs
Sectors:Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Federal Government, Agricultural
Parameters:The incentive is 30.00 $/horsepower
Technologies:Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval
Sectors:Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Federal Government, Agricultural
Parameters:The incentive is 50.00 %, The incentive has a maximum of $100000.00
Technologies:Vending Machine Controls
Sectors:Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Federal Government, Agricultural
Parameters:The incentive is 50.00 $/Unit
Technologies:Refrigerators/Freezers
Sectors:Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Federal Government, Agricultural
Parameters:The incentive is $100.00

Summary

Dakota Electric Association provides financial incentives for commercial and industrial customers to increase the energy efficiency of eligible facilities. Rebates are limited to 50% of the project cost up to a maximum of $100,000. Customers who wish to participate in this rebate program should call Dakota Electric Association before the new equipment is purchased to ensure that funding is still available. Additional information and applications for all rebates can be found on the website listed above.

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