Montana-Dakota Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Montana)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Montana

Name Montana-Dakota Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Furnaces, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Freezers
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Gas

Furnace: 150
Energy Star Programmable Thermostat: 20

Air Conditioner Replacement: 175/ton

Equipment Requirements Furnace: Minimum AFUE 90%

Furnace: Must be replacing furnace at AFUE 80% or lower
Air Conditioner Replacement: 15 SEER; 12.5 EER

Installation Requirements Air Conditioner Replacement: replaced system must be 10 SEER or less

Maximum Incentive Programmable Thermostat: 1 per address

Program Administrator Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
Date added to DSIRE 2010-01-19
Last DSIRE Review 2012-08-21
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Montana-Dakota Utilities (MDU) offers several residential rebates on energy efficient equipment for natural gas and electric customers. Natural gas customers are eligible for rebates on furnaces and programmable thermostats if the equipment meets program efficiency standards. New furnaces must be replacing a working model with an AFUE of 80% or less and be rated at least 90% AFUE. Programmable thermostats must be Energy Star qualified and are limited to one rebate per address. Electric customers are eligible for a rebate of $175/ton on central air conditioning systems. New systems must meet program efficiency standards outlined above and be replacing a system which is 10 SEER or less.

Rebate payments are issued in the form of U.S. Bank® Rebate Visa® Cards, for residential customers receiving rebates of $1,000 or less. Rebate payments of more than $1,000 are issued in the form of a check. Montana-Dakota does not issue rebates in the form of a utility bill credit. Application forms must be fully completed with equipment information such as invoice or receipt, brand, model number, serial number, installation date and dealer information. See program web site listed above to view application form or to see more program information. Only residential MDU customers living in Montana are eligible for rebates.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Market and Sales Support
Department Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.

Address 400 North 4th Street

Place Bismarck, North Dakota
Zip/Postal Code 58501
Phone (800) 638-3278


  • 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)"