Great River Energy (28 Member Cooperatives) - Commercial and Industrial Efficiency Rebates (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Great River Energy (28 Member Cooperatives) - Commercial and Industrial Efficiency Rebates
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Agricultural, Commercial, Fed. Government, Industrial, Institutional, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential, Schools, State Government, Tribal Government
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Motor VFDs, Motors, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Unspecified technologies
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Varies by measure and member cooperative offering.

Funding Source Great River Energy

Program Administrator Great River Energy Member Cooperatives

References DSIRE[1]


Great River Energy, a generation and transmission cooperative which serves 28 electric distribution cooperatives in Minnesota, offers rebates for the installation of certain energy efficiency improvements to residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers of its member utilities. The list of eligible measures generally includes lighting, motors, adjustable speed drives, compressed air systems, refrigeration, and HVAC devices. However, the rebate programs are administered by each individual electric distribution cooperative so program specifics may vary depending on the cooperative. Rebates for custom measures or prescriptive rebates for additional technologies may be eligible depending on the cooperative in question.

See the program web site for a list and links to the rebate programs offered by each individual member cooperative listed below.

Agralite Electric Cooperative
Arrowhead Electric Cooperative, Inc.
BENCO Electric Cooperative
Brown County Rural Electric Association
Connexus Energy
Cooperative Light and Power
Crow Wing Power
Dakota Electric Association
East Central Energy
Federated Rural Electric Association
Goodhue County Cooperative Electric Association
Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association
Kandiyohi Power Cooperative
Lake Country Power
Lake Region Electric Cooperative
McLeod Cooperative Power Association
Meeker Cooperative
Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative
Nobles Cooperative Electric
North Itasca Electric Cooperative
Redwood Electric Cooperative
Runestone Electric Association
South Central Electric Association
Stearns Electrical Association
Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative
Wright Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Mark Rathbun
Department Great River Energy
Address 17845 East Highway 10
Place Elk River, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55330
Phone (763) 241-2447
Phone 2 (763) 445-5000

  • 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)"