This program aims to (1) provide guidance for the wise development of shorelands of public waters and thus preserve and enhance the quality of surface waters; (2) preserve the economic and natural environmental values of shorelands; and (3) provide for the wise use of water and related land resources of the state.
Shakopee Public Utilities offers its residential customers rebates on a variety of energy-efficient appliances and equipment. Rebates are available for CFL and LED lighting, air-source and geothermal heat pumps, central A/C and room A/C units, freezers and refrigerators, dishwashers, clothes washers, and dehumidifiers. All rebate applications must include a receipt that provides proof of purchase (information needed: store name, customer name, date of sale, manufacturer name, model number, and date of installation).
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.
The State aims to preserve and protect Minnesota rivers and adjacent lands with outstanding scenic, recreational, natural, historical, scientific and similar values. Chapter 103F defines recreational, scenic, and wild rivers, and describes standards for a river management plan. More specific regulations can be found in the Minnesota Administrative Rules, chapter 6105.
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency ([http://www.smmpa.com SMMPA]) is a joint-action agency which generates and sells reliable electricity at wholesale to its eighteen non-profit, municipally-owned member utilities, and develops innovative products and services to help them deliver value to customers. With help from SMMPA, Saint Peter Municipal Utilities provides incentives for its residential and commercial customers to improve the energy efficiency of homes.
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency ([http://www.smmpa.com SMMPA]) is a joint-action agency which generates and sells reliable electricity at wholesale to its eighteen non-profit, municipally-owned member utilities, and develops innovative products and services to help them deliver value to customers. With help from SMMPA, Saint Peter Municipal Utilities provides incentives for its commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities.
Rochester Public Utilities provides incentives for residential and commercial customers to install photovoltaic (PV) and solar water heating systems. Qualifying PV systems can earn $1 per watt while eligible solar water heating systems can earn $15 per square foot of collector area. Systems must fully comply with equipment and installation requirements set forth by RPU.
Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) offers incentives to residential customers for installing energy-efficient equipment in participating homes through the Conserve and Save Rebate Program. These incentives are available for a variety of appliances, air conditioners, heat pumps, furnace fan motors and custom measures. All program equipment requirements must be met in order to receive rebates. Applications for measures installed in the previous year must be received by March 31 of the following year. Rebates are available until calendar year program funding is exhausted.
Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) offers incentives to commercial and industrial customers that install energy-efficient equipment in eligible facilities. Rebates are available for lighting equipment, HVAC equipment, anti-sweat heater controls for cooler/freezer doors, heat pumps (air and ground source), food service equipment, motors and variable speed drives. Rebates on Energy Star appliances are also available through this program. Custom energy efficiency rebates, including equipment and measures not found in the formal rebate program, are also available to RPU customers.