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Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 01/06/2015
Program Overview:
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Electric Thermal Storage Units, AC Tune Up
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Clothes Washer: $25
Freezer/Refrigerator: $25
Dishwasher: $25
Air-Source Heat Pump: $500
Ground-Source Heat Pump: $200 per ton
Electric Resistant Heating Products: $10 per kW
Mini-Split Heat Pumps: $25 - $75
Central A/C or Heat Pump Tune-Up: $25
ECM (Electronically Commutated Motor): $50
Electric Garage Heaters: $10/kW
Resistive Heat: $10/kW
• boilers
• plenum heaters
• cove heaters
• baseboard heaters
Heat Pump/Central Air Conditioner Tune-Up: $25
Maximum Incentive:Ground-Source Heat Pump: 5 ton maximum
Eligible System Size:Ground-Source Heat Pump: 5 ton Max
Equipment Requirements:Air-Source Heat Pumps: 13 SEER or higher
All equipment must meet efficiency levels prescribed on the web site
Installation Requirements:Contractors installing air-source or geothermal heat pumps must be Quality Installation (QI) certified and must complete the applicable QI rebate application
Web Site:

Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC) offers financial incentives to encourage energy efficiency within the residential sector. Rebates are available for a variety of equipment including air-source heat pumps, ground-source heat pumps, Energy Star appliances, and electric resistance heating products. Equipment rebates are only available to those participating in the Energy Wise Programs, with the exception of appliances. All Heat pumps must be central systems to operate on Energy Wise programs and qualify for MVEC rebates. Rebates for ground-source heat pumps vary based upon system size. Contact MVEC for more information on this program and eligibility requirements.

  Debi Nelson
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative
125 Minnesota Valley Electric Drive
Jordan, MN 55352
Phone: (952) 492-2313
Phone 2: (800) 282-6832
Web Site:
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