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Lake Region Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/20/2014
Program Overview:
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Appliance Recycling
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Refrigerator: $75 with recycling of old unit
Freezer: $75 with recycling of old unit
Ductless Air-Source Heat Pump: $300
Air-Source Heat Pump: $330 - $630
Central AC: $50 - $200
Geothermal Heat Pump: $100 - $400/ton
CFLs: Free Recycling
Maximum Incentive:Limit one rebate per appliance
Geothermal Heat Pumps: 20 tons
Equipment Requirements:Appliances must be Energy Star rated
Air-Source Heat Pump: SEER 13
Central AC: SEER 13
Web Site:

Lake Region Electric Cooperative (LREC) offers a variety of rebates for residential customers to improve the energy efficiency of homes. Rebates are available for Energy Star refrigerators and freezers, ductless air-source and geothermal heat pumps, and the proper recycling of older freezers, refrigerators, and CFLS. The program web site will contain all necessary rebate forms. The rebate application forms and a copy of the invoice/receipt must be submitted to the utility in order to receive rebates. View equipment-specific requirements for ductless air-source heat pumps and geothermal heat pump rebates. A list of registered HVAC contractors can be found on the program web site.

  Customer Service - LREC
Lake Region Electric Cooperative
1401 South Broadway
P.O. Box 643
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
Phone: (218) 863-1171
Phone 2: (800) 552-7658
Fax: (800) 321-1053
Web Site:
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