Commercial & Industrial Rebates


commercial lighting

  • Rebates are available for commercial lighting retrofits.
  • LED light installation in new buildings does not qualify for a rebate.
  • All prescriptive lighting grants will be for equipment that is DLC or Energy Star listed. (Equipment that does not meet this requirement can be rebated through the custom lighting program.)
  • Fill out a paper application.

compressed air

ec motors

  • Rebates apply to new variable frequency and variable speed drive installations only. Replacement drives do not qualify for a rebate.
  • Rebates are available for new or retrofit horse power motor installations. Rewound or repaired motors do not qualify.
  • Fill out a paper application.

food service

  • Rebates are available for the replacement or new construction/addition of food service equipment.
  • All rebated equipment must be ENERGY-STAR® certified.
  • Fill out a paper application.

forklift & high frequency charging

  • Rebates are available for switching diesel/propane powered forklifts to electric forklifts, or the purchase of new electric forklifts.
  • Qualifying electric forklifts must be operated a minimum of 40 hours per week.
  • Fill out a paper application.

hvac chillers

hvac ptac

hvac rtu


Rebates are only available for new equipment purchased on or after January 1, 2024. The equipment must be installed where electricity is supplied by Stearns Electric Association. To receive these rebates, fill out the online application completely (links above) OR print the appropriate application, fill it out and mail it to the address listed on the form. The receipt of the equipment purchase must also be included.



Contact our Energy Services department during business hours at (800) 962-0655.