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Minnesota Power - 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, Refrigerators, Lighting, Furnaces , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, LED Lighting, Appliance Recycling, ECM for Furnaces, Drain Water Heat Recovery
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Refrigerator Recycling: $35-$50
Refrigerator: $25
Clothes Washer: $40 mail-in rebate
General Lighting: In-store discounts
CFLs: $2 mail-in rebate
Lighting Fixtures: $15 mail-in rebate
Central AC with ECM: $300
Central AC: $50
Forced Air Furnace: $200, $50 bonus with ECM
Furnace Integrated ECM with CAC: $375
Replacement Multi-Speed ECM in Furnace: $100
Geothermal Heat Pump: $100 - 200/ton up to $1,500, $250 bonus with ECM
Mini-Split Ductless Air-Source Heat Pump: $500
Standard Split Air-Source Heat Pump: $300, $250 bonus with ECM
Smart Pak: Free
Drain Water Heat Recovery: $400
Air Sealing: Up to $200
Dehumidifier: $10
Electric Tank-Type Water Heater: $50
Air Source Heat Pump: $300
Replacement Multi-Speed ECM Fan Motor Rebate: $100
GSHP in Approved Triple E New Construction: $200 - $300
GSHP Incentive Package: $100–$200 per ton rebate plus $200 for ECM Fan Motor and 30% tax credit; up to $1,500 rebate plus tax credit
Replacement Multi-Speed ECM Fan Motor Rebate: $100
Forced Air Furnace with ECM Fan Motor: $200
Forced Air Furnace with ECM Fan Motor and CAC: $375
Forced Air Furnace with ECM Fan Motor and Properly Installed ENERGY STAR ASHP: $600
Triple E New Construction Rebate: $2,000
Maximum Incentive:GSHP in Approved Triple E New Construction: $2,100 max rebate
Eligible System Size:Electric Tank-Type Water Heater: 0.95 Minimum EF
Equipment Requirements:See Program Web site for Equipment Requirements
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Minnesota Power offers a variety of appliance, lighting, and heating and cooling system rebates to its residential customers to help make homes more energy efficient. Rebates are available for Energy Star clothes washers, refrigerators, CFLs, and lighting fixtures; energy efficient furnaces and heat pumps (air-source and geothermal); and the recycling of old (but still functioning) refrigerators and/or freezers. Rebates are only available to residential customers of Minnesota Power and participating utilities. Qualifying appliance(s) must be installed within the service area of a participating utility. Check program web site for more information regarding procedures and qualifications to participate in rebate program.




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