Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Heat pumps, Refrigerators, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Electric Thermal Storage Units, AC Tune Up
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Clothes Washer: $25

Freezer/Refrigerator: $25
Dishwasher: $25
Air-Source Heat Pump: $500
Ground-Source Heat Pump: $200 per ton
Electric Resistant Heating Products: $10 per kW
Mini-Split Heat Pumps: $75
Central A/C or Heat Pump Tune-Up: $25

Equipment Requirements Air-Source Heat Pumps: 13 SEER or higher

All equipment must meet efficiency levels prescribed on the web site

Installation Requirements Contractors installing air-source or geothermal heat pumps must be Quality Installation (QI) certified and must complete the applicable QI rebate application

Maximum Incentive Ground-Source Heat Pump: 5 ton maximum

Program Administrator Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative
Website http://www.mvec.net/residential/efficiency-rebates/
Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-21
Last DSIRE Review 2012-08-10
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC) offers financial incentives to encourage energy efficiency within the residential sector. Rebates are available for a variety of equipment including air-source heat pumps, ground-source heat pumps, Energy Star appliances, and electric resistance heating products. Equipment rebates are only available to those participating in the Energy Wise Programs, with the exception of appliances. All Heat pumps must be central systems to operate on Energy Wise programs and qualify for MVEC rebates. Rebates for ground-source heat pumps vary based upon system size. Contact MVEC for more information on this program and eligibility requirements.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Debi Nelson
Department Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative

Address 125 Minnesota Valley Electric Drive

Place Jordan, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55352
Phone (952) 492-2313
Phone 2 (800) 282-6832

Email info@mvec.net
Website http://www.mvec.net/

  • 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)"