Xcel Energy (Electric and Gas) - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Rebates

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Xcel Energy (Electric and Gas) - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Rebates
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Dishwasher, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Tankless Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount See Xcel's web site for current levels

Equipment Requirements All equipment must be Energy Star-rated; see Xcel's web site for details

Installation Requirements Participating contractors must install cooling equipment

Maximum Incentive $1,200

Website http://www.xcelenergy.com/Save_Money_&_Energy/For_Your_Home/Home_Efficiency/Home_Performance_with_ENERGY_STAR_-_MN

Last DSIRE Review 2012-11-20
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)[1]


This program is available only to Minnesota residents who take both electric and natural gas service from Xcel Energy. Customers must undertake a low-cost energy audit ($60) before implementing energy-efficiency improvements. The rebate amount will then depend on the measures chosen. The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program provides higher incentives for furnaces, boilers, A/C, and water heaters than Xcel's Heating and Cooling Rebates Program.

More information, including specific equipment requirements, a list of participating contractors, and application materials are available on the program web site.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Xcel Efficiency

Address P.O. Box 59

Place Minneapolis
Zip/Postal Code 55440-0059
Phone (800) 895-4999
Phone 2 (800) 481-4700

Website http://www.xcelenergy.com

  • 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)"