Energy Audits, Analysis and Financing

Sometimes the hardest part about saving energy is finding out where your energy is being used in the first place.

Audits and Assessments

Dakota Electric’s energy audit and analysis programs can help your business discover the areas with the largest savings potential. Audits and assessments can help members pinpoint the areas where their business can trim wasted energy and save money. We provide free services to help you analyze and manage electricity at your business, including:

  • electric rate analysis
  • electrical use and cost review
  • utility power quality assessment
  • power factor analysis
  • technology assessment
Dakota Electric business account executive talking with a member

Cost-Share Audit

Many companies opt to take advantage of a cost-share audit to get a comprehensive electric audit by an engineering professional.

Learn more about the rebate available for a cost-share audit.

Energy-Efficiency Financing

We realize that some of the best efficiencies take a substantial front-end investment. We can help you find the equipment that will make your business more energy efficient, and we will work with you to help finance the project.

Energy-Efficient Equipment (E3) Financing Program

  • A low-interest loan to cover the costs of acquisition and installation of energy-efficient equipment.
  • Loans from $50,000 to $350,000 will be considered.
  • Excludes lighting projects.

The funds you receive are based on the energy-efficient equipment installed and the calculated annual energy savings. This program targets projects that demonstrate the greatest amount of energy savings.

To learn more, contact our Energy Experts at 651-463-6243 or [email protected].

United States Small Business Administration

Information on private loans and financing is available from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

To learn more, contact the Energy Experts® at 651-463-6243 or [email protected].

To learn more, contact the Energy Experts® at 651.463.6243 or [email protected].