Custom Energy Rebates

building studies

  • Rebates are available for building certifications, commissioning projects, energy audits or energy design assistance.
  • Please see the rebate form for complete details.
  • Fill out a paper application.

custom application

  • Rebates are available for custom projects. All custom projects require a pre-approval by Stearns Electric Association.
  • Fill out a paper application.

commercial electric vehicle charging

  • Rebates are available for the installation of level 2 EVSE equipment. L
  • Commercial EV charging projects require pre-approval by Stearns Electric Association.
  • Fill out a paper application.

try before you buy forklift

  • Rebates are available for short-term electric forklift leases that replace an internal combustion engine forklift.
  • Qualifying electric forklifts must be operated for a minimum of 40 hours per week.
  • Fill out a paper application.

Rebates are only available for new ENERGY-STAR® rated appliances purchased on or after January 1, 2022. The appliance 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 appliance purchase must also be included.


Appliances will only receive a rebate if they are ENERGY-STAR® rated. To verify ENERGY-STAR® rating on your appliance visit or call 1-888-STAR-YES.


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