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Shakopee Public Utilities - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 11/05/2014
Program Overview:
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Custom/Others pending approval, Room Air Conditioners, LED Lighting
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Photovoltaics, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural
Amount:New Lighting & Upgrade: $1 - $130/fixture; varies greatly, see program website for specific details
Custom Project: $0.05/kWh saved up to 50% of cost
Ductless Heat Pump: $100
Geothermal Heat Pump: $100
PTHP Heat Pump: $35
Chiller: $40/ton
Window A/C: $25 - $40
Chilled Water Reset: $0.35 - $6.00/ton
Packaged Terminal Air Conditioning: $50 - $65
Packaged Terminal Heat Pump: $50 - $65
Split System Air Source Heat Pump: $50 - $65
Unitary Single Packaged Air Conditioning (including Rooftop Units):
$50 - $65
Unitary Air Cooled Split System Air Conditioning: $50
Single Packaged Air Source Heat Pump (including Rooftop Units):
$35 - $65
Variable Frequency Drives: $300 - $450
Solar PhotoVoltaic (PV): 1.25/watt
Maximum Incentive:50% of total project cost
PV: $5000 per business account
Equipment Requirements:Variable Frequency Drives: 5 - 7.5 HP
Ductless Heat Pump: minimum 16 SEER
Geothermal Heat Pump: less than 11.3 tons
New Lighting & Upgrade: see program website
Installation Requirements:Solar PV: Commercial customers must agree to pay a net-metering fee:
1. Single phase $160
2. Three phase $230
Web Site:

Shakopee Public Utilities (SPU) offers a wide array of rebates and incentives encouraging its commercial customers to increase the energy efficiency of their facilities. Broadly, rebates exist for new lighting as well as lighting upgrades, HVAC and variable speed drives, and custom energy saving projects.  Specific rebate amounts can be viewed in the list above or on the rebate packets available on the program's website.  For equipment without a specific rebate amount listed, the incentive is generally capped at 50% of a project's total cost.  For full details on equipment requirements and rebate terms, please consult the program's website or contact SPU directly.

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  Commercial Rebates - Shakopee
Shakopee Public Utilities
PO Box 470
255 Sarazin Street
Shakopee, MN 55379-0470
Phone: (952) 233-1531
Phone 2: (952) 445-1988
Web Site:
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