MMPA - Residential Energy Efficiency Program (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name MMPA - Residential Energy Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Heat pumps, Lighting, Refrigerators, Refrigerator Recycling, Air Conditioner Tune-Up
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Refrigerator: $25

Dishwasher: $25
Clothes Washer: $25
Refrigerator Recycling: $50
Central Air Conditioner: $225 - $400
Air-Source Heat Pump: $225 - $400
Air Conditioner Tune-Up: $25
CFL Bulbs: $2 per bulb

Equipment Requirements All appliances must be Energy Star-qualified

Central Air Conditioner: SEER 14, EER 11 minimum
Air Source Heat Pump: SEER 14 or EER 11 minimum
Central Air Conditioner/Air Source Heat Pump (Split): SEER 14.5, EER 12

Installation Requirements Installation must be completed before submitting rebate application

Maximum Incentive CFL Bulbs: $100


References DSIRE[1]


Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA) generates and purchases electricity for 11 member communities in Minnesota. The following eight members participate in the MMPA We Save Program: Arlington, Brownton, Buffalo, Chaska, Le Sueur, North St. Paul, Olivia, and Winthrop. Through these communities, MMPA offers rebates to residential customers for upgrading certain household equipment. Rebates are available for CFL bulbs, air-source heat pumps, central air conditioners, air conditioner tune-ups, dishwashers, clothes washers, refrigerators and refrigerator recycling. All appliances, air-source heat pumps and air conditioners must be Energy Star-qualified. Customers must include a copy of a dated sales receipt and all other required documentation (see individual rebate applications for details).

The following three members separately administer individual programs: Anoka, Shakopee and East Grand Forks. See the web site listed above and select your utility for more program information, forms and equipment requirements.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name We Save
Department Minnesota Municipal Power Agency
Address 200 South 6 Street
Address 2 Suite 300
Place Minneapolis, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55402
Phone (612) 349-6868
Phone 2 (612) 349-6108


  • 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)"