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

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Federal Government
Savings Category: 
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Water Heaters
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Heat recovery
Building Insulation
Motor VFDs
Custom/Others pending approval
Other EE
LED Lighting
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Maximum Rebate: 

Adjustable-Speed Drives: 75% of installation costs or annual electric bill amount

Compressed Air: See program website
Heat Pumps: See program website
Refrigeration/Cooking/Lighting: Not to exceed 75% of project cost
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: 2 rebates per year
Recommissioning: $20,000
Recommissioning Lite: $10,000
Solar Photovoltaics: Up to 50% of project costs
Water Heating: $5,000
All rebates over $4,500 must be pre-approved.

Program Info
Sector Name: 
Customer Service
Program Type: 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount: 

Air-Conditioning Control: $5/ton of cooling load
Air-Source Heat Pumps: $400/ton
Compressed Air: $150 - 100% of costs
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $800/ton

Exit Lighting Fixtures (Retrofit): $0.60/watts saved
HID (retrofit): $0.40 - $0.60/watt saved
Low-Efficiency Fluorescent (Retrofit): $0.05/watt installed - $0.60/watt saved
Low-Efficiency Incandescent (Retrofit): $0.10 - $0.60/watt saved
Mercury-Vapor Lamps (Retrofit): $0.40 - $0.60/watt saved
Occupancy Sensors (Retrofit): $200/connected kW
Lighting (New Construction): $50 - $600/kW installed

Adjustable-Speed Drives: $60/HP - $100/HP

Display case: $20 - $40/lineal foot
Refrigerator Recycling: $50
Freezer Recycling: $50
Insulation: 20% of cost, up to $300
Motors: $30 - $9,000
Outdoor air cooling for walk-in coolers: $2/cubic foot per minute
Recommissioning: 30% of study cost, $400 per kW saved
Recommissioning Lite: 50% of study cost
Refrigeration: $10 - $650, see program website
Refrigeration condensers, compressors, and sub-cooling measures: $25 - $100/horsepower
Thermal Storage Heating or Cooling System: $20 - $40/kW
Water Heating: $150 - $400 or $20/kW up to $5,000

Otter Tail Power Company Rebate Program offers rebates to qualifying commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers for the installation of high-efficiency equipment upgrades. See the program web site for applicability and maximum amounts for certain technologies. Under Minnesota's Conservation Improvement Plan (CIP), Minnesota customers are eligible for additional rebates, including:

  • Commercial Refrigeration
  • Commercial Water Heating
  • Thermal Storage
  • Commercial Refrigeration
  • Commercial/Industrial Lighting
  • Motors/ASDs
  • Geothermal and Air-Source Heat Pumps
  • Retrocommissioning

Information regarding rebate program eligibility and product and equipment requirements may be found on the web site listed above. Contact Otter Tail Power Company for more information on this program.