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Alexandria Light and Power - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 11/06/2014
Program Overview:
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Room Air Conditioners, ECM Motor in Furnace, Heat Pump Water Heaters, Air Handlers
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Clothes Washer: $50 - $75
Refrigerator: $50, with recycling of old, working model
Dishwasher: $25
Dehumidifier: $10
Room Air Conditioner: $35
Heat Pump Water Heater: $300
Central A/C: $100 - $250
Mini-Split Ductless A/C: $100
ECM in New Furnace/Air Handler/Fan Coil: $150
Air-Source Heat Pump: $100 - $250
Programmable Thermostat: $25
Geothermal Heat Pump: $200/ton
Self-Contained Heat Pump Water Heater: $300
Eligible System Size:Water Heater: 50 - 80 gallon minimum
Equipment Requirements:Equipment must be Energy Star unless otherwise noted
Water Heater: must have efficiency factor of .92 or greater, and must be connected to an energy control unit to cycle or curtail during utility peak loads
Heat Pumps/AC: varies, see program application forms for details
Installation Requirements:Energy Star Appliances must be installed within Alexandria Light and Power's service territory
A copy of the original dated sales receipt must be included with application
Equipment must be installed by December 31 of current program year
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Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) offers residential customers several rebate programs, including Energy Star Appliance rebates, Residential Central AC or Heat Pump Rebates, and Water Heater rebates. Eligible equipment includes:

  • Clothes washers 
  • Dishwashers 
  • Dehumidifiers 
  • Room Air Conditioners 
  • ECM in New Furnace/Air Handler/Fan Coil 
  • Water Heaters 
  • Central AC
  • Geothermal and Air-Source Heat Pumps

ALP also offers a rebates on hot water heaters. To be eligible for the rebate, hot water heaters must be connected to an energy control unit to cycle or curtail during utility peak loads. Tanks must have a capacity of at least 50 gallons, with a higher rebate being offered for units of 80 gallons or more.

All equipment must be installed within Alexandria Light and Power’s service territory and a copy of the original dated sales receipt must be included with any application. More information on these rebate opportunities and rebate application forms are located on the program's web site.

  Rebate Programs
Alexandria Light and Power
316 Fillmore
PO Box 609
Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: (320) 763-6501
Fax: (320) 762-1411
Web Site:
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