Minnesota Xcel Energy - Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs

January 18, 2023


Xcel Energy offers Minnesota rebates to commercial customers who make certain energy-efficiency improvements, such as lighting, HVAC equipment and tune-ups, equipment controls, and motors. Xcel Energy also offers design assistance.

For more information, including equipment qualifications, eligibility, and applications, see the program website.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://mn.my.xcelenergy.com/s/business/lighting-equipment-rebates
Administrator: Xcel Energy
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Compressed air
  • Motor VFDs
  • Other EE
  • Other Distributed Generation Technologies
  • Commercial Cooking Equipment
  • Data Center Equipment
  • LED Lighting
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
  • HVAC
Incentive Amount: Lighting
Follow this link to see Lighting products that are eligible for a XCel rebate.

Electronically Commutated Motors: $410 - $2,440, depending on HP

Food Service Equipment
Gas Rebates
Broilers: $600
Charbroilers: $300
Combination ovens: $1,000
Convection ovens: $500
Conveyor ovens: $750
Demand controlled ventilation: $250/hp
Dishwasher: $125 - $250
Fryers: $250
Pasta cookers: $200
Rotating rack ovens: $500
Rotisserie ovens: $500
Salamander broilers: $150
Steam cookers: $350 – $500

Electronic Rebates
Demand controlled ventilation: $100 - $400
Dishwasher: $125 - $250
Hot food holding cabinets: $400

Anti-Sweat heater controls: $60/door
Close the case – coolers and freezers: $50/linear feet of cooler case, $75/linear feet of freezer case
Defrost controls for walk-in freezers**: $130/1,000 watts
Electronically commutated motor: $40/ECM for display case, $70/ECM for walk-in coolers
Evaporative fan controls: $35/motor controller
Floating head pressure controls**: $50/low temperature ton, $25/medium temperature ton
LED reach-in case lighting: Non-DLC – $33.75/Door, DLC – $45/Door
Medium-temp enclosed reach-in case: $70/linear foot of case
No-heat case doors: $100/cooler case door, $150/freezer case door
Permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSM) – low and medium temp display cases: $40/motor

Compressed Air
See rebate form for more information

Clean Water Pump: $100 - $10,640, See data sheet for more information
Data Center Efficiency: See website for details
High Efficiency Fans: $120 - $9,100, See data sheet for more information
Ozone Laundry: $35 per pound capacity of the commercial washer up to 60 percent of project cost (not to exceed $17,500 per ozone unit).
Equipment Requirements: See website for details.


Name: Customer Service - Xcel Commercial Energy Efficiency
Organization: Xcel Energy
Phone: (855) 839-8862
Email: energyefficiency@xcelenergy.com

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.