Rochester Public Utilities - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

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Eligibility: 
Commercial
Industrial
Local Government
Nonprofit
State Government
Federal Government
Savings Category: 
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Lighting
Lighting Controls/Sensors
Chillers
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Compressed air
Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
Motors
Motor VFDs
Custom/Others pending approval
Food Service Equipment
LED Lighting
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Program Info
Sector Name: 
Utility
Administrator: 
Rochester Public Utilities
State: 
Minnesota
Program Type: 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount: 

Air Compressor Leak Repair: $4 - $9 per horsepower
Air Source Heat Pumps: $70 per ton, efficiency bonus rebate available
Air Conditioners: $70 per ton, efficiency bonus rebate available
Chillers: $8 - $15 per ton, efficiency bonus rebate available
Food Service Equipment: varies
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $200 per ton, efficiency bonus rebate available
Lighting: varies
Variable Speed Drives: varies
Custom Measures: $0.045 per kWh saved

Summary: 
Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) offers incentives to commercial and industrial customers that install energy-efficient equipment in eligible facilities. Rebates are available for lighting equipment, HVAC equipment, anti-sweat heater controls for cooler/freezer doors, heat pumps (air and ground source), food service equipment, motors and variable speed drives. Rebates on Energy Star appliances are also available through this program. Custom energy efficiency rebates, including equipment and measures not found in the formal rebate program, are also available to RPU customers. Applications must be submitted and approved before the new equipment is installed. Customers must submit original invoices with the quantity, price of materials, purchase or order date, installation costs, and all applicable tax information. Rebates are available until funds are exhausted for the calendar year. Contact RPU for more information on this program.