Energy Wise® Rebates

With rebates on everything from LED lighting to heating and cooling equipment, it’s easy and cost effective to make your business more energy efficient. For questions, contact the Energy Experts® at 651-463-6243.

Limited funds are available and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Rebate amounts and programs are subject to change without notice.

The rebates below are designed specifically for our agricultural members.

  • Agricultural Ventilation
  • Dairy Free-Heater
  • Dairy Plate Cooler (Well Water Pre-Cooler)
  • Robotic Milking Parlor
  • Irrigation Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)

Download the Agricultural rebates form

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 and technology assessment.

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

  • Energy audit
  • Building commissioning
  • Compressed air study
  • Building Certification
  • Engineering and design assistance

Download the Building Studies rebate form

Download list of auditors

Download the Compressed Air rebate form

Custom rebates may be available for the installation of 240v EV charging stations on either the fleet pilot rate 57 or multi-unit dwelling pilot rate 58. If you are installing a public DC fast charger, consider speaking with one of our commercial account representatives beforehand. Click here to find the application for new construction services. Click here to view the rebate application.

All EV charging rebates are by pre-approval only. Please contact the Energy Experts for more information.

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We understand that many of the energy-efficient upgrades you make are specific to your business or industry. That is why we offer a grant program that you can tailor to the needs of your business.

Download the Custom EnergyGrant® rebate form

There’s good news for businesses wanting to adopt an energy-saving, environmentally-friendly data center. It can be both financially attractive and easy to implement with a rebate from Dakota Electric.

Learn more about data center and computer room efficiency

Download Custom EnergyGrant® rebate form

The electric forklift program provides a rebate for commercial members who add new electric forklift(s) to their facility, or who switch from either a diesel- or propane-powered forklift to a new or refurbished electric forklift.

Download Electric Forklift & High Frequency charging rebate form

Not sure if an Electric Forklift is right for your business? Check out the Try Before You Buy program!

Download the Electric Forklift Trial Form

Includes the installation of high-efficiency ENERGY STAR® commercial kitchen appliances and equipment, which are the most widely used in the foodservice industry and includes:

  • Hot food holding cabinets
  • Ovens, cooktops and griddles
  • Electric fryers
  • Electric steamers
  • Vending controls

Download the Foodservice rebate form

HVAC Rebates

Available for the following equipment:

  • Air-Source Heat Pump (ASHP)
  • Chillers
  • Variable Air Volume Systems (VAV)
  • Rooftop Units (RTUs)
  • Condensing Units
  • Split Systems
  • Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (PTAC)
  • Ground Source Heat Pump

Rebates are paid on a $/ton basis. Significant additional dollar incentives for units that further exceed the minimum efficiency requirements.

Download the HVAC rebate form

Available for the following equipment:

Advanced Rooftop Controller (ARC)
Demand Control Ventilation (DCV)
Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI)
Lighting Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Assessment

Request more information

Download the Healthy Building rebate form

Lighting upgrades are often one of the most affordable options for businesses installing energy-saving technologies.

  • LED Lighting
  • Custom Lighting
  • Lighting Retrofit
  • Special small business incentives

Download Lighting rebate form

  • Variable frequency drives, also called adjustable speed drives, in HVAC fans, pumps, cooling towers and other equipment
  • Fractional horsepower motors

Download Fractional HP Motors & Drives rebate form