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Rural Electric Cooperatives Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Offered by 12 Utilities)   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/18/2014
Program Overview:
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Motors, Motor VFDs, Agricultural Equipment, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Heat Pump Water Heaters, Indoor Air Quality Equipment, Heat Recovery Equipment
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Agricultural
Amount:Varies by utility and equipment type
Equipment Requirements:Must meet each program's stated requirements
Web Site:
The Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) is a generation and transmission cooperative serving 12 rural electric cooperatives (REC) and one municipal electric cooperative in the state of Iowa. They are:
  • Clark Electric Cooperative 
  • Consumers Energy Cooperative 
  • East-Central Iowa REC 
  • Eastern Iowa Light and Power Cooperative
  • Farmers Electric Cooperative
  • Guthrie REC
  • Linn County REC
  • Maquoketa Valley Electric Cooperative
  • Midland Power Cooperative 
  • Pella Cooperative Electric Association 
  • Southwest Iowa REC 
  • T.I.P. REC 
CIPCOs’ members serve a population of nearly 320,000 rural and urban residents in 58 of Iowa’s 99 counties. Each has established energy efficiency rebate programs to encourage greater efficiency in members' homes, farms and businesses. Interested parties are encouraged to visit the web site of their local electric utility to learn about the specific rebates available and program requirements.

  Russell Steven
Central Iowa Power Cooperative
PO Box 2517
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2517
Phone: (319) 366-4512 Ext.359
Web Site:
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