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Business Refrigeration Incentive

Get up to $2,500 in refrigeration upgrades
When you’re running your own business and wearing many hats, downtime is never an option. Increase reliability, cut costs and reduce food spoilage with refrigeration upgrades that work just as hard as you do.

Small business owners using commercial-grade refrigeration to cool products can receive a free energy assessment and up to $2,500 in refrigeration upgrades.
Key Benefits


an average $100/month on ongoing energy costs.



Boost sales
with brighter, more appealing LED display cases.



refrigeration energy use by 45-60%.



food safety/quality with more reliable equipment.

Who is eligible to participate?

You may qualify if your business:

  • has a General Service Account (residential accounts aren’t eligible)
  • uses commercial-grade refrigeration to cool products
  • has an average peak electricity demand of less than 250 kW annually
  • owns or leases the facility (if you lease the space, you must have written permission from the owner)
  • hasn’t participated in a previous business refrigeration program


What business owners say
    “Through the program I upgraded the fan motors in my refrigeration system. My fridge is now cooler and using less energy, which is money saved for my small business. Best of all, I was able to participate in the program easily and at no cost.”

Tony Sensenberger, Owner of The Iron Skillet

Fine-tune your system

Each upgrade provides an opportunity to increase overall reliability and decrease energy use. Replace inefficient motors, reduce and control cold air loss and clear away dust and debris from key components. All upgrades are performed by a licensed contractor and arranged around your schedule, minimizing disruption.


How to participate

Participate with three easy steps:


Contact your local hydro company to schedule your no cost refrigeration assessment at a time that is convenient for you


Your local hydro company will visit your business and provide a personalized refrigeration action plan for upgrades, without any disruption to your business


A licensed contractor will install your upgrades

Did you know?

Maintenance and upgrades to your refrigeration system will extend the life of your equipment, increase its reliability and decrease your energy costs.
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