Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative - Agricultural Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Iowa)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Iowa

Name Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative - Agricultural Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Agricultural
Eligible Technologies Agricultural Equipment, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Dehumidifiers, Dishwasher, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Heat pumps, Heat recovery, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps, LED Lighting, Dairy Equipment, Indoor Air Quality Equipment, Ventilation Equipment, Desuperheater, Television, Compressor Replacement, Heat Pump Replacement
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Indoor Agricultural Lighting: Varies; see program web site

Dairy/Livestock: Varies
Outdoor Lighting: Varies
Ventilation Fans: $3/inch diameter
Circulation Fan: $1/inch diameter
High Volume Low Speed Fans: $35/foot diameter
Variable Speed Drives: $40/HP
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $350/ton
Air Source Heat Pumps: $225/ton
Heat Pump Unit Replacement: $150/ton
Compressor Replacement: $100/ton
Central AC: $100 - $150/unit
Electronic Air Filters: $50/unit
Radon Abatement Systems/UV Air Purifiers: $50/unit
Heat Recovery Ventilators: $125/controlled ton recovered
Heat Pump Water Heater: $500/unit
Electric Water Heater: $100 - $500
Desuperheater = $100 (when combined with geothermal system with 2 electric water heater tanks)
Refrigerators/Freezers: $25
Room AC: $25
Dehumidifier: $25
Dishwasher: $25, bonus $25 if electric water heater installed
Clothes Washer: $25, bonus $25 if electric water heater installed, additional $25 bonus if electric dryer installed
Energy Star Television: $50

Equipment Requirements Appliances: Must be Energy Star

See program web site for full equipment requirements

Maximum Incentive 50% of installed costs

Geothermal Heat Pumps: 20 tons
General: See equipment brochure for specific technology incentive caps

Program Administrator Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative Association

References DSIRE[1]


Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative Association (Linn County RECA) is a member-owned cooperative. To encourage energy efficiency, Linn County offers a number of equipment rebates to agricultural customers. Qualifying agricultural customers are eligible to receive rebates on geothermal heat pumps, air source heat pumps, central air conditioning, a variety of dairy equipment, heat lamps and pads, equipment controls, recovery ventilators, circulation fans, motors, variable speed drives, lighting equipment, electric water heaters, and various Energy Star appliances. All program rules, equipment requirements, and procedures must be met in order to receive rebates. View the program web site to locate important equipment requirements and program information. Contact Linn County RECA for more information on this program and to ensure eligibility.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Program Manger - LCREC
Department Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Address 5695 REC Drive
Address 2 P.O. Box 69
Place Marion, Iowa
Zip/Postal Code 52302
Phone (319) 377-1587
Phone 2 (800) 332-5420

  • 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)"