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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Marshall Municipal Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/08/2014
Program Overview:
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Room Air Conditioners, Food Service Equipment, LED Lighting, Heat Pump Water Heater
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Lighting: $0.20/watt
Holiday Light String: $3.50/string
Clothes Washer: $100
Dishwasher: $50
Refrigerator/Freezer: $50
Room A/C: $25
Dehumidifier: $10
Central A/C: $100/ton
Air-source Heat Pump: $150/ton
Geothermal Heat Pump: $200/ton
Electric Water Heater: $50; $100 (new construction or conversion)
Heat Pump Water Heater: $500
ENERGY STARĀ® home: up to $1,000
Programmable Thermostat: $25
Eligible System Size:Refrigerators/Freezers: Must be full size (7.75 cubic feet or larger)
Electric Water Heater: 50 gallon minimum
Equipment Requirements:Appliances: Must be ENERGY STAR rated
Central A/C: Must have a minimum SEER rating of 14
Air to Air Heat Pump: Must have a minimum SEER rating of 14
Electric Water Heater: EF of 0.94 or greater; must participate in the load management program
Heat Pump Water Heater: Must be Energy Star qualified
Installation Requirements:ENERGY STAR central A/C must be installed with MMU's load management receiver (ELF)
Web Site:

Marshall Municipal Utilities (MMU) offers a variety of incentives for its residential customers to install energy-efficient equipment in homes. Rebates are available for ENERGY STAR equipment, including:

  • clothes washers
  • refrigerators and freezers
  • dishwashers
  • room A/C units
  • water heaters
  • central A/C
  • heat pumps

Customers who qualify for the Commercial Interruptible Rate are also eligible for rebates on dual fuel systems, stored heat and alternative heat sources. Customers seeking rebates for central A/C units, heat pumps or water heaters must participate in the Load Management Program and are eligible to receive an additional $3 monthly credit for 4 summer months.

In addition to ENERGY STAR equipment rebates, MMU offers an ENERGY STAR Home Rebate program in which they assist homeowners and contractors in achieving Energy Star certification. MMU will rebate the entire cost of design review, third party home performance verification and testing, and ENERGY STAR certification (up to $1,000) for new homes located in MMU’s service territory.

More information regarding all residential rebate programs, including rebate applications, can be found on the web site listed above.

  Mark Antony
Marshall Municipal Utilities
113 South 4th Street
Marshall, MN 56258
Phone: (507) 537-7005
Web Site:
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