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)
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
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.
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.
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.
Not sure if an Electric Forklift is right for your business? Check out the Try Before You Buy program!
This rebate is for commericial and industrial members interested in installing an electric vehicle level 2 charging station at a public, workplace, multi-unit housing, or fleet vehicle location. All EV charging rebates are by pre-approval only.
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
Available for the following equipment:
- Air-Source Heat Pump (ASHP)
- Variable Air Volume Systems (VAV)
- Water-Source Heat Pumps (WSHP)
- 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.
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
- Variable frequency drives, also called adjustable speed drives, in HVAC fans, pumps, cooling towers and other equipment
- Fractional horsepower motors