Database of solar incentives in Minnesota including solar power rebates available in Minnesota and solar tax credits. We have incorporated this incentive and rebate data into our free online estimator below

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Incentive summaries, below, include Federal Investment Tax Credit and other federal tax incentives for solar power and wind energy investments, such as Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS) depreciation.

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Summary of Solar & Wind Incentives and Rebates currently stored and available:


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State/Region/UtilitySolar/Wind TechnologySolar/Wind Incentive or Rebate Description
US (US)
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Solar Water Heating
Wind Turbine
Federal Tax Credit (30% of Net Cost at Installation) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: City of Austin
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Austin Utilities - Solar Rebate Program: $0.50 / watt DC (< 10kW) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: City of Austin
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Water Heating
Austin Utilities - Solar Rebate: $15 / sq-ft of collector area (Electric Htrs only, $1,200 max) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: City of Marshall
Applies to: Residential
Solar Water Heating
Marshal Municipal Utilities - Solar Thermal Water Heater Rebate Program » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: City of Owatonna
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Owatanna Public Utilities: Solar Rebate Program: $0.50 /watt DC ($5k max) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: City of Owatonna
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Water Heating
Owatanna Public Utilities - Solar Rebate Program: $15 /sq-ft of collector aperture ($1,200 max) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: Minnesota Power Inc
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Minnesota Power - Solar-Electric (PV) Rebate 2017: Base $0.94/kWh estimated production (max 60% cost or $20k) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: Minnesota Power Inc
Applies to: Business
Solar Water Heating
Minnesota Power - Solar-Thermal Water Heating: Business 25% of Cost ($25k max.) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: Minnesota Power Inc
Applies to: Residential
Solar Water Heating
Minnesota Power - Solar-Thermal Water Heating Rebate: Single Family (25% of Cost. $2k max) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: Rochester Public Utilities
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Rochester Public Utilities - Solar Rebate Program: $0.50/watt DC ($5k max) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: Rochester Public Utilities
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Water Heating
Rochester Public Utilities - Solar Rebate Program: $15 /sq-ft collector area ($1,200 max) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: XCEL (Northern States Power Co)
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Xcel Solar*Rewards Performance-Based Incentive: $0.08 per kWh x 10 years (< 20 kW) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: Brainerd Public Utilities
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Brainerd Public Utilities - Renewable Incentives: $2/watt, $ 4k max. 40kW max. » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: New Ulm Public Utilities Comm
Applies to: Residential
Solar Electric (PV)
New Ulm Public Utilities Solar Electric Rebate: Residential $1/watt DC (< 40 kW) » link
Minnesota (MN)
Utility: New Ulm Public Utilities Comm
Applies to: Business
Solar Electric (PV)
New Ulm Public Utilities Solar Electric Rebate: Commercial: $1/watt DC (< 40 kW) » link