Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency - (17 Municipal Utilities) Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

April 12, 2023


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:

  • Austin Utilities
  • Blooming Prairie Public utilities
  • Fairmont Public Utilities
  • Grand Marais Public Utilities
  • Lake City Utilities
  • Litchfield Public Utilities
  • Mora Municipal Utilities
  • Owatonna Public Utilities
  • Preston Public Utilities
  • Princeton Public Utilities
  • Redwood Falls Public Utilities
  • Rochester Public Utilities
  • Saint Peter Municipal Utilities
  • Spring Valley Public Utilities
  • Waseca Utilities
  • Wells Public Utilities

Incentives vary by utility company. Contact your municipal power provider for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Chillers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Compressed air
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Motors
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Food Service Equipment
  • Vending Machine Controls
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
  • HVAC
Incentive Amount: Incentives vary by utility company, those found below are the most common. Contact your municipal power provider for more information.

Lighting Equipment: varies widely, see program website
HVAC Equipment: see program website
A/C Tune-Up: see program website
New/Replacement Motors: $15 - $2,700, varies by HP and efficiency
Efficient Furnace Fan Motors: $50
Compressed Air Equipment and Leak Correction: varies
Guestroom Energy Management Systems: $25 - $65
VendingMiser: $50
Food Service Equipment: Varies Custom Electric Measures: $0.045/first year kWh savings

Other rebates available on program website
Equipment Requirements: Efficiency of equipment must meet program requirements, see website for details.


Name: Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency
Address: 500 1st Ave. SW
Rochester MN 55902
Phone: (507) 285-0478

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.