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MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Municipal Solid-State Lighting Grant Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 11/08/2012
Program Overview:
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Utility Grant Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, LED Lighting, Induction Lighting
Applicable Sectors: Local Government
Amount:Up to $5,000
Maximum Incentive:Minimum project size for the full $5,000 grant is 20 fixtures; smaller projects will receive a $250 per-fixture grant.
Equipment Requirements:Fixtures must have an efficiency rating equal to or greater than 66 lumens per watt as tested under Illuminating Engineering Society of North America LM-79-08 testing to qualify for a grant.
Installation Requirements:Lighting must be separately metered.
Program Budget:$50,000/year
Web Site:

MidAmerican Energy offers grants to munipalities which implement solid-state roadway street lighting upgrades. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to participating entities who install eligible roadway lighting fixtures. Participants must be an Iowa electric governmental customer of MidAmerican Energy Company. Light-emitting diode and induction types of solid state lighting (SSL) qualify under this program. Detailed information regarding grant availability and program instructions is located on the program web site listed above. Only MidAmerican customers may receive rebates if the purchased equipment is eligible. An application form with program details is located on the web site listed above. Contact MidAmerican Energy for additional information.

  Kim Willer
MidAmerican Energy Company
Solid State Street Lighting
223 South Iowa St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
Phone: (800) 894-9599
Web Site:
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