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Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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MMPA - Residential Energy Efficiency Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 05/14/2012
Program Overview:
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Refrigerator Recycling, Air Conditioner Tune-Up
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Refrigerator: $25
Dishwasher: $25
Clothes Washer: $25
Refrigerator Recycling: $50
Central Air Conditioner: $225 - $400
Air-Source Heat Pump: $225 - $400
Air Conditioner Tune-Up: $25
CFL Bulbs: $2 per bulb
Maximum Incentive:CFL Bulbs: $100
Equipment Requirements:All appliances must be Energy Star-qualified
Central Air Conditioner: SEER 14, EER 11 minimum
Air Source Heat Pump: SEER 14 or EER 11 minimum
Central Air Conditioner/Air Source Heat Pump (Split): SEER 14.5, EER 12
Installation Requirements:Installation must be completed before submitting rebate application
Web Site: http://www.mmpa.org/Our-Communities.aspx
Summary:

Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA) generates and purchases electricity for 11 member communities in Minnesota. The following eight members participate in the MMPA We Save Program: Arlington, Brownton, Buffalo, Chaska, Le Sueur, North St. Paul, Olivia, and Winthrop. Through these communities, MMPA offers rebates to residential customers for upgrading certain household equipment. Rebates are available for CFL bulbs, air-source heat pumps, central air conditioners, air conditioner tune-ups, dishwashers, clothes washers, refrigerators and refrigerator recycling. All appliances, air-source heat pumps and air conditioners must be Energy Star-qualified. Customers must include a copy of a dated sales receipt and all other required documentation (see individual rebate applications for details).

The following three members separately administer individual programs: Anoka, Shakopee and East Grand Forks. See the web site listed above and select your utility for more program information, forms and equipment requirements.


 
Contact:
  We Save
Minnesota Municipal Power Agency
200 South 6 Street
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 349-6868
Phone 2: (612) 349-6108
E-Mail: oncu.er@avantenergy.com
Web Site: http://www.mmpa.org/Contact-Information.aspx
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