Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

July 11, 2022

Summary

Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) is a joint-action agency which generates and sells reliable electricity at wholesale to its eighteen non-profit, municipally-owned member utilities, and develops innovative products and services to help them deliver value to customers. With help from SMMPA, Blooming Prairie Public Utilities provides incentives for its commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are available for a variety of energy-efficient equipment including lighting, HVAC, refrigeration, food service equipment, and other custom measures. See program website for full details.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://smmpa.com/members/blooming-prairie
Administrator: Blooming Prairie Public Utilities
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Compressed air
  • Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Food Service Equipment
  • Vending Machine Controls
  • LED Lighting
Incentive Amount: Lighting Equipment: Varies
Cooling Equipment: Varies
Air Conditioner Tune-Up: $40 - $60
Motors: $15 - $2,700
Variable Speed Drives: $200 - $8,000
Air Leak Correction: $4 - $9/hp
Air Storage/Receiver Tank: $15/hp
Engineered Nozzle: $25/unit
Low Pressure Drop Filter: $5/hp
No Loss Condensate Drain: $100/unit
Pressure/Flow Controller: $5/hp
Refrigerated Cycling Air Dryer: $2/CFM
VSD Air Compressor: $30/hp
Guestroom Energy Management Systems: $25 - $65
VendingMisers or SnackMisers: $50/unit
Food Service Equipment: $75 - $1,000/unit
Low-Flow Spray Valves: 50% of installed cost
Custom Program: $0.045/first-year annual kWh savings
Equipment Requirements: See program website

Incentives

This program has 4 incentives
Technologies: Motors
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government, Federal Government
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of 15.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a minimum of 2700.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Motor VFDs
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government, Federal Government
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of 200.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a minimum of 8000.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Custom/Others pending approval
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government, Federal Government
Parameters: The incentive is 0.04 $/kWh (1 year)
Technologies: Vending Machine Controls
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government, Federal Government
Parameters: The incentive is 50.00 $/Unit

Contact

Name: Richard D. Kittelson
Organization: Blooming Prairie Public Utilities
Address: PO Box 55
Blooming Prairie MN 55917-0055
Phone: (507) 583-6683
Email: rdkbppu@frontiernet.net

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.