10. TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Rebates are available to non-residential natural gas customers of Austin Utilities or Owatonna Public Utilities (herein referred to as The
Utility). All products must be in use in facilities in The Utility service territory. Rebates are for installed
equipment only. Projects that involve
switching from one fuel type to another (fuel switching) are not eligible. Projects where the energy savings result from reduced production,
change in operating hours, or equipment retirement are not eligible
Program is offered January 1 through December 31 of the respective calendar year. Due to limited funding, this rebate offer
can be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The entire rebate
application must be read and filled out completely or application will be returned. Data contained in the application or attached
materials must be sufficient to verify the costs and the energy savings described in the application
3. INSPECTION AND VERIFICATION
The Utility reserves the right to inspect the customer’s facility through on-site visits before and after new equipment installation to verify
rebate eligibility. The Utility reminds you to follow all local permitting and building code ordinances.
4. INSTALLATION AND REBATE AMOUNTS
Qualifying energy-efficient equipment installed and operational within six (6) months of the date of purchase are eligible for rebate. Additional
time may be granted subject to the Utility’s pre-approval. In no case will the rebate paid by The Utility exceed the purchase price of the
equipment. The maximum rebate amount is $75,000 per customer location per technology per year. The Utility can, at its sole discretion,
increase rebate amounts.
5. INVOICE AND PAYMENT
Following inspection and verification (see #3) and completed
installation, the customer must notify The Utility and submit original invoices
specifying the quantity and price of all materials purchased, the date ordered, installation costs, and applicable taxes. After satisfactory
review of the application and invoices, a rebate check or bill credit will be issued to the customer. Please allow 6-10 weeks from the date
of application submission for delivery of rebate check or bill credit. The Utility reserves the right to apply rebates to past due accounts.
6. QUALIFYING EQUIPMENT
Eligible equipment must be brand new and must meet or exceed The Utility’s minimum efficiency requirements as identified on this rebate
form. Equipment is required to comply with all applicable codes and industry standards.
7. TAX INFORMATION
The Utility will not be responsible for any tax liability imposed as a result of the rebate payment(s). Customers are advised to consult their
tax advisors for details.
The Utility does not guarantee that the implementation of energy-efficient measures or use of the equipment purchased or installed pursuant
to this program will result in energy or cost savings. The Utility makes no warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to any equipment
purchased or installed including, but not limited to, any warrant of merchantability or fitness for purpose. In no event shall The Utility be
liable for any incidental or consequential damages. Customers are solely responsible for the proper disposal of existing equipment. Consult
the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) office for details at (800) 657-3864.
The Utility does not endorse any particular vendor, manufacturer, product, or system in promoting this rebate program. Listing a
vendor or product does not constitute an endorsement, nor does it imply that unlisted vendors or products are deficient or defective in any
Information contained in this rebate application may be shared with the Minnesota Department of Commerce and our co-op partners and also
may be used in our advertising efforts with your permission as granted in Section 2 of this rebate application.
RETURN COMPLETED APPLICATION AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION TO YOUR UTILITY PROVIDER:
Austin Utilities Owatonna Public Utilities
Attn: Rebate Processing Attn: Rebate Processing
1908 14th Street NE P.O. Box 800
Austin, MN 55912 Owatonna, MN 55060
or email: email@example.com or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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