CenterPoint Energy (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name CenterPoint Energy (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Dishwasher, Furnaces, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, Food Service Equipment, Vent Dampers
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Boilers: Varies, See Program Website

Boiler Turbulator: 35% of cost
Fully Modulating Boiler Burner: $450/MMBtu
Stack Damper: $250/MMBtu
Boiler Reset Control: $150/control system
Boiler Cut-out Control- $150/control system
Boiler Tune-Ups: 25% of cost up to $200 - $300/boiler
Forced-Air Furnace: $150 - $400 per unit
Infrared Heaters: $250 per unit
Unit Heaters: $300 per unit
Steam Trap Replacement: 35% of equipment cost
Water Heaters: $200 - $400, depending on system size
Engineering Assistance: Up to $5,000
Infrared Upright Broilers: $600 per unit
Infrared Charbroilers: $300 per unit
Combination Ovens: $1,000 per unit
Convection Ovens: $500 per unit
Conveyor Ovens: $750 per unit
Dishwasher: $750 per unit
Fryers: $250 per unit
Pasta Cookers: $200 per unit
Rotating Rack/Rotisserie Ovens: $500 per unit
Infrared Salamander Broilers: $150 per unit
Booster Water Heaters: $500
Steam Equipment: $200

Eligible System Size Burners: Equal to or less than 5MM Btu
Equipment Requirements Boilers: Efficiency Rating of 83% or higher; see rebate schedule

Steam Trap Replacement: Retrofit only
Boiler Tune-Ups: 2.5 MM Btu or less are eligible for $200/boiler and $1,000 facility cap; 2.5 MM Btu or more are eligible for $300/boiler and $1,500 facility cap
Furnace: AFUE 92% or higher
Unit Heaters: 83% thermal efficiency or higher
Infrared Heaters: New or Retrofit, Low intensity tube type
Water Heaters: 88% or greater condensing efficiency

Maximum Incentive Steam Trap Replacement: Up to $10,000/building

Boiler Tune-Ups: $1,000 - $1,500 cap per facility
Boiler Turbulator: $750
Fully Modulating Boiler Burner: 25% of equipment and installation cost
Stack Damper: 35% of equipment and installation cost
Unit Heaters: 25% of equipment cost


References DSIRE[1]


CenterPoint Energy offers rebates on a variety of energy efficient equipment to its business customers in Minnesota. This includes boilers, furnaces, tune-ups, system controls, infrared heaters, food service equipment, water heaters as well as a custom rebate. CenterPoint Energy's rebate programs make it easier to install higher efficiency equipment for greater energy savings and improved performance. Operating cost over the life of these efficient products will save customers money in addition to the rebates which may be received through this program. The rebate must be applied for during the calendar year in which the equipment was installed. Locations receiving rebates on equipment must be heated with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy. Visit the program website and view the rebate application forms for more information.

Incentive Contact

Department CenterPoint Energy
Address 800 LaSalle Avenue
Address 2 P.O. Box 59038
Place Minneapolis, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55459-0038
Phone (612) 321-4939


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"