CI&A Energy Efficiency Rebates

Stearns Electric Association offers Energy Efficiency rebates to help our commercial, industrial, and agricultural (CI&A) members be more energy efficient.

 

How to Apply:

  1. Pre-approval of the rebate application is required.
  2. The member is responsible for checking with Stearns Electric Association to verify funding availability and program parameters.
  3. Stearns Electric Association may conduct an inspection of the project site prior to approval.
  4. Installation must be complete before funds will be issued.
  5. Itemized invoices from equipment vendors must accompany rebate application.
  6. Invoices must itemize labor charges, quantity and price of the equipment installed.
  7. Invoices must include manufacturer and model numbers for equipment included in the rebate request.
  8. The maximum rebate amount is limited to 25% of the equipment costs or $25,000 (whichever is less), and based on project type there are caps for each rebate.

Submit Your Application:

Fill out the appropriate application below completely and return it along with a copy of itemized invoices to:

Stearns Electric Association
ATTN: CI&A Efficiency Rebates
PO Box 816
St. Joseph, MN 56374

 

For Questions Regarding Rebate Applications Contact:

Stearns Electric EnergyWise Team
Phone: (320) 363-4630 or Toll-free: (800) 448-1737
Fax: (320) 363-4631

 


Lighting Rebates

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Members who will be installing energy efficient lighting in newly constructed buildings.

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Members who purchase and will be installing new lighting in existing buildings.

 

Note: Please use the application above to provide Stearns Electric with as much information about your project as possible. Once we receive your application, an EnergyWise expert will work with you to determine your custom rebate value.

 


Commercial and Industrial Rebates

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Members who switch from either diesel or propane powered forklifts to electric.

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Installation of high efficiency Energy Star hot food holding cabinets and/or ovens.

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Members who purchase and install Chillers, Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs), Rooftop Units (RTUs), Condensing Units, Split Systems, Economizers, Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHPs), Water Source Heat Pumps and Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (PTACs) or complete an Air Conditioner Tune Up.

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Members who purchase and install a new variable frequency drive or qualifying motors in a retrofit application.
Vending Controls

Members who operate cold beverage vending machines with energy saving technology.

 


 

Agricultural Rebates

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Members who purchase and install a new free heater.

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Members who purchase and install a new plate cooler.

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Members who purchase and install a new variable frequency drive for irrigators.

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Member who install automated single-stall milking units.

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Members who purchase and install energy efficient ventilation systems.

 


 

Custom Rebates

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Members who use "creative" ways to save energy.

Note: Please use the application above to provide Stearns Electric with as much information about your project as possible. Once we receive your application, an EnergyWise expert will work with you to determine your custom rebate value.

 

 

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