Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings
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)
Xcel Energy also offers design assistance for energy efficient buildings. Customers purchasing multiple energy efficient motors are now eligible for increased rebates. Xcel Energy also offers a...
Eligibility: Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Schools, State Government, Federal Government, Institutional
Savings Category: Dishwasher, Water Heaters, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers, Heat Pumps, Air conditioners, Compressed air, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Motors, Motor VFDs, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Other EE, Food Service Equipment, Data Center Equipment, LED Lighting, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
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.
Eligibility: Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Federal Government, Agricultural
Savings Category: Geothermal Heat Pumps, Refrigerators/Freezers, Lighting, Chillers, Heat Pumps, Air conditioners, Compressed air, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Motor VFDs, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Agricultural Equipment, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Food Service Equipment, Vending Machine Controls, Personal Computing Equipment, Data Center Equipment, LED Lighting
Through Minnesota Power's Triple E New Construction Program, homeowners and builders can qualify for special incentive rebates by meeting specific energy standards on new home construction. These standards cover thermal integrity (insulation, windows and doors, exterior wind barriers), airtight construction, moisture control, appliances, lighting, ventilation, and heating system performance for air and water. State-licensed builders or owner-builders whose homes meet all of the thermal and performance standards are eligible for a $2,000 rebate. This program is open to all residential new...
Eligibility: Construction, Residential
Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Refrigerators/Freezers, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Heat Pumps, Air conditioners, Windows, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, LED Lighting
Minnesota Energy Resources offers the Home Energy Excellence Program to encourage builders to build energy efficient homes. As part of the program, Minnesota Energy Resources will review the home blueprints and make recommendations prior to construction; perform up to three on-site inspections with more recommendations and improvements during construction; and upon completion of the home, provide a rebate if all requirements were met. For specific program requirements, interested customers should call 866-872-0052.
Savings Category: Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
For more information, including equipment qualifications, eligibility and applications, see the program web site.
Eligibility: Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Federal Government
Savings Category: Equipment Insulation, Chillers, Furnaces, Boilers, Heat recovery, Steam-system upgrades, Compressed air, Programmable Thermostats, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Building Insulation, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Other EE, Other Distributed Generation Technologies, Commercial Cooking Equipment, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
More information, including specific equipment requirements, a list of participating contractors, and application materials are available on the program web site
Eligibility: Construction, Residential
Savings Category: Geothermal Heat Pumps, Clothes Washers, Refrigerators/Freezers, Water Heaters, Furnaces, Boilers, Heat Pumps, Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Duct/Air sealing, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Insulation, Tankless Water Heater