Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential
Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Wind (Small)
Like Minnesota's Stock Loan Program, this is a "participation loan," where loans are made by individual financial institutions working with the RFA. The RFA has a Master Participation Agreement...
Savings Category: Wind (All), Biomass, Wind (Small), Anaerobic Digestion
Like Minnesota's Agricultural Improvement Loan Program, this is a "participation loan" program, where loans are made by individual financial institutions working with the Rural Finance Authority ...
Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Wind (Small), Anaerobic Digestion
Hydro Facility Eligibility
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Residential, Tribal Government, Agricultural
Savings Category: Biomass, Anaerobic Digestion
Minnesota law also allows local zoning boards to restrict development for the purpose of protecting access to sunlight. In addition, zoning bodies may create variances in zoning rules in...
Savings Category: Solar - Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Wind (Small)
Energy Reduction Requirements...
Eligibility: State Government
Savings Category: Solar - Passive, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Combined Heat & Power, Daylighting, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Other EE
All active solar space-heating and water-heating systems that are sold, offered for sale, or installed on residential and commercial buildings in Minnesota must meet Solar Rating and Certification...
Eligibility: Commercial, Construction, Residential, Installers/Contractors
Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat
In order to claim the exemption, buyers must complete an exemption certificate (MN Dept. of Revenue Form ST3 - Certificate of Exemption) and supply it to the equipment seller.
Eligibility: Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential, Schools, State Government, Federal Government, Installers/Contractors, Agricultural, Institutional, Appliance Manufacturers
Savings Category: Wind (All), Wind (Small)
Eligibility: Investor-Owned Utility, Municipal Utilities, Cooperative Utilities
Minnesota Power offers a rebate for grid-connected solar-electric (PV) systems up to 20 kilowatts (kW) in capacity. Rebates are worth $0.83/kWh expected production in the system's first year of operation. The expected production is determined by using PV Watts, a publicly available tool developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and accounts for specific characteristics of the system's siting. The installer must submit system design specifications to Minnesota Power in order to calculate the incentive estimate. Customers must also get preapproval of the project prior to...
Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Residential, Federal Government, Multifamily Residential, Institutional
Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics
The property should be single-family (1-4 units) residential. There is no maximum annual household income limit. Loans are secured through a mortgage on the property.
Savings Category: Geothermal Heat Pumps, Water Heaters, Lighting, Furnaces, Boilers, Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors, Custom/Others pending approval