2021 Xcel Energy Rebates in Minnesota (Update)

Published February 2021

Upgrading Your Lighting This Year? 2021 Rebates Have Changed


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Download the free 2021 Xcel Energy Rebate Guide


Xcel Energy officially announced the updates to their 2021 Minnesota Lighting Efficiency Rebates, with many line item and fixture changes, as well as some expanded programs and other discontinued programs.


If you are a business considering a lighting retrofit or upgrade to your facility, ensure you check in with one of our Lighting Team Members to discuss how these new rebate terms can be utilized in the most efficient way. Lighting Customer Stories.

2021 Xcel Energy Lighting Rebates: 2021


Download 2021 MN Xcel Energy Rebates Guide

Xcel Energy’s Lighting Efficiency Program in Minnesota published changes that went into effect on January 1, 2021. Keep in mind, any projects submitted prior to this date will still qualify for 2020 rebates. Details below:

  • LED High-Bay Fixtures: Some DLC-qualified equipment rebates remained the same as 2020, and some rebates decrease. Download the 2021 Xcel Energy Rebate Guide for full details.
  • LED Parking Garage Fixtures: More options for retrofit rebates! Rebates will now be available for LED parking garage fixtures when they are installed to replace existing fluorescent or HID fixtures. Previously only available when replacing HID fixtures.
  • LED Traffic Signals: These rebates have been discontinued for 2021. If you have an upgrade project planned, purchased your equipment prior to December 31, 2020, and you install and submit prior to December 31, 2021, you still qualify for the LED Traffic Signal incentives. Download the Traffic Signal Retrofit Rebate Application here.


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CEE OneStop Program Rebates: 2021


Center for Energy and Environment’s (CEE) One-Stop Efficiency Shop® is a rebate program available to Xcel Energy customers in Minnesota. This program supports small businesses with a monthly electric demand of 400 kilowatts or less. The 2021 updates to their Lighting Retrofit program have just been released; see below:


CEE OneStop 2021 rebate updates
Please note that a new tier has been added for DLC Premium fixtures and kits. (image: CEE) Questions? Call 800-795-1230.


These incentives are important opportunities for businesses to get more cash back. Call us at 800-795-1230 with any questions or to see if your project qualifies for these time-sensitive rebates. You may also visit Xcel Energy: Business Lighting Efficiency to learn more.



How can you take advantage of rebate programs in 2021?


Connect with our Lighting Team ASAP to take advantage of these time-sensitive rebates. As an Xcel Energy Trade Partner we can help you maximize these rebate savings.