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Foodservice Equipment Rebates
2012 Foodservice Rebate Programs Delivering the best possible food quality is important for any foodservice operation. The excellent results and lower operating costs of high-efficiency natural gas equipment make it the preferred choice of foodservice operators everywhere by a wide margin. CenterPoint Energy’s rebate program makes purchasing natural gas equipment more affordable.

Qualifying equipment


 Equipment

Rebate per unit installed

 Booster water heaters  $750
 Broilers (infrared, upright)   $600
 Charbroilers (infrared)  $300
 Combi ovens  $1,500
 Convection ovens  $500
 Conveyor ovens  $750
 Kitchen Hood Demand Control Ventilation  $0.30 MUA CFM
 Dishwashers (natural gas heated)  $1,200
 ENERGY STAR Dishwashers (with natural gas water heaters)  $125
 Fryers (high efficiency or infrared)  $250
 Pasta cookers  $200
 Pre-rinse spray valves  (with natural gas water heater)  $15 for 1.28 GPM or less 
 Rotating rack ovens  $500
 Rotisserie ovens (infrared)  $500
 Salamander broilers (infrared)  $150
 Steam equipment   $250


Program basics

  • Program is valid Jan. 1 - through Dec. 31, 2015.
  • 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 rebate application

    Kitchen hood demand control ventilation rebate application

    Foodservice hot water efficiency equipment, pre-rinse spray valve and ENERGY STAR dishwasher  rebate application

    Mail completed paperwork to:

    Foodservice Learning Center
    CenterPoint Energy
    700  Linden Avenue West
    Minneapolis, MN 55403

  3. 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.

Contact us

Business Customer Hotline
612-321-4939 or toll-free 877-809-3803

Foodservice Learning Center
700  Linden Avenue West
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-321-5470
Fax: 612-399-1486

Commerical Rebates