​​​​​​​​​​​Rebates Make Natural Gas Equipment More Affordable

Foodservice Rebate Programs

High-efficiency natural gas equipment is the preferred choice of foodservice operators because of the excellent results and lower operating costs. CenterPoint Energy’s rebate program makes purchasing natural gas foodservice equipment more a​ffordable.

Qualifying Equipment



Booster wate​​r heaters    $750/unit
Broilers (infrared, upright)   $600/unit
Charbroilers (infrared)  $300/unit
Combi ovens  $1,500/unit
Convection ovens  $500/unit
Conveyor ovens  $750/unit
Kitchen hood demand control ventilation  $0.30 MUA CFM
Dishwashers (natural gas heated)   $1,200/unit
ENERGY STAR®​ dishwashers (with natural gas water heaters)  $125/unit
Fryers (high-efficiency or infrared)  $250/unit
Pasta cookers  $200/unit
Pre-rinse spray valves (with natural gas water heater)  $15 for 1.28 GPM or less 
Rotating rack ovens  $500/unit
Rotisserie ovens (infrared)  $500/unit 
Salamander broilers (infrared)  $150/unit
Steam equipment   $250/unit

Program Basics

  • Program is valid January 1 - December 31​​​​​​.
  • Rebate must be applied for during the calendar year in which the equipment is installed.
  • Qualifying equipment must be for a commercial account and have natural gas provided by CenterPoint Energy in Minnesota.
  • CenterPoint Energy Minnesota customer with natural gas water heater providing hot water to pre rinse spray valve.

How to Receive Your Rebate

  1. Install qualifying new equipment at a location heated with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy in Minnesota for a commercial account.*

  2. All applications must be received by Dec. 31 of the calendar year in which the equipment is installed. Include copies of the dated invoice and proof of installation. To avoid delays, please submit your paperwork as soon as equipment installation is complete. ​ 

    Foodservice equipment re​bateSubmit application (PDF) ​ 


    Kitchen hood demand control ventilation rebate  Submit application (PDF) ​ 


    Foodservice hot water efficiency equipment, pre-rinse spray rebate Submit application (PDF) ​ 


    ​Foodservice equipment rebate fact sheet​​Download Fact Sheet (PDF)​​

  4. ​​Mail completed paperwork to:​


    Foodservice Learning Center ​​
    CenterPoint Energy
    700 Linden Ave. West
    Minneapolis, MN 55403

    ​Allow six to eight weeks for rebate processing.
​​*Rebate amounts vary by equipment. Rebate funds are limited and subject to change without prior notice. Requests will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Caps are for one calendar year. Some utility rebates are taxable under Internal Revenue Service rules. Customers are responsible for all applicable taxes. CenterPoint Energy reserves the right to limit any rebate and conduct on-site inspection of installed equipment. All decisions by CenterPoint Energy regarding energy savings, cost savings, rebate amounts and approvals are final. CenterPoint Energy cannot guarantee energy savings and does not warrant rebated equipment. ​



​​​​​All rebates must be submitted by December 31, 2016.