MMPA - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program

Last updated: June 14, 2019

Program Overview

Implementing Sector:Utility
Category:Financial Incentive
Incentive Type:Rebate Program
Web Site:
Utilities:City of Anoka, City of Arlington, City of Brownton, City of Buffalo, City of Chaska, East Grand Forks City of, City of Elk River, Le Sueur City of, City of North St Paul, City of Olivia, Shakopee Public Utilities Comm, Winthrop City of
Eligible Efficiency Technologies:Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Other EE, Vending Machine Controls
Incentive Amount:These incentive amounts are estimates gathered from Arlington's WeSaveBusiness rebates. They are a good estimate of the other utilities participating in the WeSaveBusiness Program, but individual utilities should be contacted to validate the information. Variable Frequency Drive: $40/HP; up to 50% of cost Lighting Retrofit LED Lamps: $5-$75/lamp LED Downlight Luminaries: $20-$50/fixture LED Troffer Fixtures and Retrofit Kits: $30/fixture LED High/Low Bay Fixtures and Retrofit Kits: $40-$250/fixture Refrigerated Case Door Lighting: $50/door LED Exit Signs: $25/sign Wall/Ceiling/Fixture Mount: $20/sensor Photocell: $20/unit Exterior Lighting: $30-$140/fixture New Construction Lighting LED Lamps: $3-$6/lamp LED Downlight Luminaries: $20-$40/fixture LED Troffer Fixtures: $30/fixture LED High/Low Bay Fixtures: $125-$175/fixture Refrigerated Case Door Lighting: $35/door Exterior Lighting: $25-$35
Maximum Incentive:In no case will rebates exceed the purchase price of equipment; maximum rebates are set by participating cities
Equipment Requirements:See program website for full requirements
Installation Requirements:Installation must be completed before submitting rebate application


Sectors:Commercial, Industrial
Parameters:The incentive has a minimum of 5.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a maximum of 250.00 $/Unit
Technologies:Lighting Controls/Sensors
Sectors:Commercial, Industrial
Parameters:The incentive is 20.00 $/Unit
Technologies:Motor VFDs
Sectors:Commercial, Industrial
Parameters:The incentive is 40.00 $/horsepower, The incentive has a maximum of 50.00 % of cost


Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA) generates and purchases electricity for 12 member communities in Minnesota. Through these communities, MMPA offers a number of rebates to commercial and industrial customers for upgrading certain equipment. Rebates are available for lighting retrofit, lighting new construction, and variable speed drives on HVAC systems. All equipment requirements must be met in order to qualify for rebates. Customers should visit the website listed above and select their local utility for more program information, to access forms, and/or to review equipment requirements. 

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