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Fairmont Public Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/08/2014
Program Overview:
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Room Air Conditioners, Ceiling Fans with Lighting
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential
Amount:Lighting: See program website
Room A/C: $25, plus $25 for recycling an old, working unit
Central A/C: $100 - $200, plus additional rebate for efficiency ratings above 14 SEER
Air Source Heat Pump: $100 - $200, plus additional rebate for efficiency ratings above 14 SEER
Geothermal Heat Pump: $200/ton, plus $25/ton for every 1 EER above minimum required EER

Appliances
Refrigerators: $25, plus $50 for recycling an old, working unit
Freezers: $25, plus $50 for recycling an old, working unit
Dishwashers: $25
Clothes Washers: $50
Dehumidifiers: $65
Equipment Requirements:All appliances must be ENERGY STAR rated
Check additional requirements on program web site
Web Site: http://www.SaveEnergyInFairmont.com
Summary:

Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) is a joint-action agency which generates and sells reliable electricity at wholesale to its eighteen non-profit, municipally-owned member utilities, and develops innovative products and services to help them deliver value to customers. With help from SMMPA, Fairmont Public Utilities provides incentives for its residential and commercial customers to improve the energy efficiency of their. Rebates are available for qualified dishwashers, clothes washers, air conditioners (central and room), lighting, heat pumps (air-source and geothermal), dehumidifiers, refrigerators, and freezers. Appliances must be ENERGY STAR to qualify for the rebate, and bonus incentives are available in some cases if the old working appliance is properly recycled. Specific program details and requirements can be found on the website listed above.


 
Contact:
  Thomas A. Koeritz
Fairmont Public Utilities
PO Box 751
100 Downtown Plaza
Fairmont, MN 56031-0751
Phone: (507) 238-9461
E-Mail: tkoeritz@fairmont.org
Web Site: http://www.fairmont.org/
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