Elk River Municipal Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Elk River Municipal Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Heat pumps, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Room Air Conditioners, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Air conditioner tune-up
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Central A/C: $180 - $330 depending on SEER rating

Room A/C: $50
Air-Source Heat Pump: $480 - $630 depending on SEER rating
Geothermal Heat Pump: $400/ton
Refrigerator Recycling: $75
Clothes Washer: $65, depending on efficiency
Water Heater: $200
A/C tune-up: $60
Furnace Fan with ECM: $50 - $100

Equipment Requirements All equipment must be ENERGY STAR rated to qualify for rebates

Central A/C: 14.5 SEER minimum
Clothes Washer: 5.5 Water Factor Maximum
Heat Pumps: 14.5 SEER or higher
Water Heaters: must have an energy factor of 0.91 or higher and be enrolled in the Off-Peak Water Heating Program

Installation Requirements Central A/C and heat pumps must be installed by a registered HVAC-certified contractor

Rebates only offered to Elk River electric customers

Program Administrator Elk River Municipal Utilities
Website http://www.elkriverutilities.com/cipelecres.php

References DSIRE[1]


Elk River Municipal Utilities provides rebates to their residential electric customers who purchase and install Energy Star rated appliances and HVAC equipment. Eligible equipment includes:

  • Central and room A/C
  • Air-Source and geothermal heat pumps
  • Clothes washers
  • Refrigerator Recycling
  • Water Heaters

In order to receive rebates for appliances, rebate application must be jointly filled out with appliance dealer. Installation of central A/C and heat pumps must be done by a pre-approved HVAC-certified contractor.

In addition to appliance rebate opportunities, Elk River Municipal Utilities also offers reimbursement for A/C tune-ups conducted by HVAC contractors. More information, including rebate applications and a list of pre-approved contractors, may be found at the website listed above.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service
Department Elk River Municipal Utilities
Address 13069 Orono Pkwy
Address 2 PO Box 430
Place Elk River, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55330
Phone (763) 441-2020

Website http://www.elkriverutilities.com/cipelecres.php

  • 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)"