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Alliant Energy's Minnesota utility has sold our electric distribution systems, related business assets and the operation of those systems to 12 member cooperatives of the Southern Minnesota Energy Cooperative. More information can be found at alliantenergy.com/minnesota

What does this mean for me?

If you were an Alliant Energy electric customer in Minnesota, your electric service is now being provided by your local electric cooperative.

What do I need to do?
  • Watch your mail. You have received a transition guide from Alliant Energy, a postcard stating when the transfer of your electric service will occur and a welcome letter from your new electric cooperative.
  • If you have made a purchase that qualifies for an electric rebate, apply as soon as your project is complete.
    • Before July 30, 2015 at 5 p.m., apply with Alliant Energy.
    • After July 31, apply for your rebate through your local cooperative.
Effective May 1, Alliant Energy’s natural gas customers are now served by Minnesota Energy Resources

Please consult Minnesota Energy Resources for their energy-efficiency program terms and conditions. You can contact Minnesota Energy Resources customer services representatives at (800) 889-9508.


Download the 2015 Minnesota business rebates reference guide

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Every appliance has two price tags: what you pay in the store and what you pay for the energy to run it. ENERGY STAR® appliances use up to 50% less energy, which saves you money on your energy bill every month.

ConstructionCommercial New Construction
Build in energy savings before construction starts – whether it’s new construction or a major remodel. You can save on energy costs and add investment value to your property.

Water HeaterCommercial Water Heating
Does your business use a lot of water? Water heating can be a large expense for many businesses. How large? It’s typically the second biggest energy user, right behind heating and cooling. Saving energy can help your bottom line.

ComputersComputer Equipment
Thirty percent of the energy used by businesses is used inefficiently or unnecessarily according to ENERGY STAR. Start saving money on energy costs today by upgrading the equipment your employees use most – computers, servers and software.

Generic RebateCustom Rebates
Not all building, remodeling projects or equipment upgrades fit in a predetermined package, which is why you should keep Custom Rebates in mind if you are considering a process-related project, combining more than one type of high-efficiency equipment or installing equipment that doesn’t qualify for a standard rebate.

FridgeFood Service Equipment
On average, restaurant buildings use 2.5 times more energy than an average business building. And cooking makes up 45%of upper Midwest restaurants’ natural gas usage and 23% of electricity usage.

HeatingHeating and Cooling
The energy it takes to heat and cool your air and water is one of the biggest costs of doing business. Make sure your systems are working efficiently by upgrading to energy-efficient equipment. You’ll reduce your energy usage, help protect our environment at the same time.

InsulationInsulation and Air Sealing
Stop drafts and leaks with insulation and proper air sealing.  Insulation and air sealing can significantly reduce your heating and cooling costs plus it can make your business more comfortable.

There are huge dollar savings hidden in your inefficient lighting. Energy-efficient equipment, effective controls and a well-planned design can result not only in energy savings, but increases in productivity, aesthetics and safety.

MotorsMotors and Variable Frequency Drives
The extra cost of an energy-efficient motor is often quickly repaid in energy savings especially when you factor in a rebate from Alliant Energy. Lower operating and maintenance costs coupled with relatively short payback periods make efficient motors a sound business investment.

AssessmentTerms and Conditions
Please read the terms and conditions before completing any rebate claim form.