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Commercial Equipment Rebates

Stearns Electric Association offers Energy Efficiency rebates to help our commercial and industrial 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 $10,000 (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: Commercial Rebates
PO Box 816
St. Joseph, MN 56374

LIGHTING REBATES

New Construction LED Lighting
Members who will be installing energy efficient lighting in newly constructed buildings. (Rebates not to exceed 10% of material cost or equipment cost up to $10,000.)

Retrofit LED Lighting
Members who purchase and will be installing new lighting in existing buildings. (Rebates not to exceed 15% of material cost or equipment cost up to $10,000.)
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

Electric Forklift
Members who switch from diesel/propane powered forklifts to electric.

HVAC PTAC, MiniSplit, WHSP
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 Air Conditioner Tune Ups.

HVAC RTU, Split, ASHP, Econ
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 Air Conditioner Tune Ups.

Motors
Members who purchase and install a new motor in a retrofit application.

Variable Frequency Drives and Variable Speed Drives

Members who purchase and install a variable frequency or variable speed drive.

ADDITIONAL REBATES

  • Building Studies and Certification
  • Compressed Air
  • Commercial Food Service
  • HVAC Chillers
  • HVAC GSHP
  • Try Before You Buy Forklift

QUESTIONS

Call our Energy Service department during business hours at (800) 962-0655.

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