Dakota Electric Association - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Dakota Electric Association - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Heat pumps, Refrigerators, Geothermal Heat Pumps, ETS Heating, AC/Heat Pump Tune-Up, Furnace Motor
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount CFL's: $1/bulb

LED's: $3/bulb
AC/Heat Pump Tune-Up: $25
Central AC/Heat Pump: $30 - $330 depending on SEER rating
Air-Source Heat Pump: $330 for off peak control
Ductless Air-Source Heat Pump: $300
Furnace Motor: $100
Geothermal Heat Pump: $400/ton
Storage Electric Heating: $25 per kW
Electric/Heat Pump Water Heater: $100 - $200
Refrigerator: $75
Freezer: $75

Equipment Requirements Air conditioner/Heat Pumps: SEER of 13 or greater, Energy Star certified

Installation Requirements Air conditioners and heat pumps must be installed by pre-approved list of certified contractors.

Storage Electric Heating: must be installed on Dakota Electric storage off-peak program

Program Administrator Dakota Electric Service
Website https://www.dakotaelectric.com/residential/programs/rebates

References DSIRE[1]


Dakota Electric Association provides incentives for residential customers to install energy efficient equipment in the home. Rebates are available for a variety of products including:

Heat pumps (air-source and geothermal) Air conditioners (central and room unit) System tune-ups Electric heating ECM furnace motor Refrigerators and Freezers Lighting

Limited rebate funds are available, and rebates are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Some incentives vary by the efficiency of the purchased equipment. Detailed program requirements and applications may be found on the web site listed above.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Energy Experts
Department Dakota Electric Service
Address 4300 220th Street West
Place Farmington, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55024
Phone (651) 463-6243
Phone 2 (800) 874-3409
Email energyservices@dakotaelelctric.com
Website http://www.dakotaelectric.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)"