Lake Region Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Lake Region Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Heat pumps, Refrigerators, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Appliance Recycling
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
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

Equipment Requirements Appliances must be Energy Star rated

Air-Source Heat Pump: SEER 13
Central AC: SEER 13

Maximum Incentive Limit one rebate per appliance

Geothermal Heat Pumps: 20 tons

Program Administrator Lake Region Electric Cooperative
Date added to DSIRE 2009-08-05
Last DSIRE Review 2013-03-08

References DSIRE[1]


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.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - LREC
Department Lake Region Electric Cooperative

Address 1401 South Broadway
Address 2 P.O. Box 643
Place Pelican Rapids, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 56572
Phone (218) 863-1171
Phone 2 (800) 552-7658


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"