MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Iowa
Additional Place applies to MidAmerican Energy
Name MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Fed. Government, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Doors, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Windows, Food Service Equipment, Room Air Conditioners, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Heat Pump Water Heaters, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount CFL Lamp: up to $2/lamp

CFL Fixture (Hardwired): $20/fixture
T5/T8 Fluorescent Lighting: $6-$42/fixture
Fluorescent Low-Bay Fixtures: $7 - $15/lamp
Lighting Occupancy Sensors: $20/sensor
Metal Halide Lighting: $3/lamp; $25 - $50/fixture
LED Strip Lighting: $5/ln ft
LED Exit Sign: $5/sign
Daylight Harvesting Ballasts: $25/unit
LED Traffic Lighting: $20-$50/retrofit
LED Refrigerated Case Lighting: $50/door; $20/sensor
LED Recessed Downlights: $25
LED Canopy/Parking/High-Bay: $150 - $200
Packaged Terminal A/C or Heat Pumps: $50/unit
Chillers: ($400 x kW/ton + $10) x tons
Room Air Conditioners: $25
Central Air Conditioners: $100-$200; or $50/SEER point above standards
Air/Water Source Heat Pumps: $100-$400 + $50/EER point above standards
Ground-Source Heat Pumps: $300/ton + $300/new ground loop installation ton
Chillers: ($400 x kW/ton + $10) x tons
Electric Water Heaters: $50
Heat Pump Water Heaters: $100
Programmable Thermostat: $20
Motors: $30-$2480
Variable Speed Drives: $50/hp or 70%
Commercial Cooking/Refrigeration: $25 - $1500
Window Film: $2/sq. ft.
Doors: $2.25/sq. ft. or $25-$50
Caulking/Weather Stripping/Foam Backer Rod: 70% of cost, up to $525
Attic/Roof/Sidewall Insulation: $0.01 - $0.015 x (R-value increase x Area in square ft.)

Equipment Requirements See applicable program brochure on program website for respective equipment requirements

Installation Requirements Incentives exceeding $10,000 require preapproval by MidAmerican

Maximum Incentive See applicable program brochure on program website for maximum rebate levels

Program Administrator MidAmerican Energy
Website http://www.midamericanenergy.com/ee/ia_bus_rebates_lighting.aspx

References DSIRE[1]


MidAmerican Energy offers a variety of incentives for commercial customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are generally available to both gas and electric customers. Electric customers are eligible for HVAC, lighting, food service, insulation, window and other upgrades. Detailed information regarding incentive amounts, program instructions and equipment requirements are located on the program web site listed above. Only MidAmerican customers may receive rebates if the purchased equipment is eligible. Rebate application forms are available on the utility web site.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name EnergyAdvantage Programs
Department MidAmerican Energy
Address P.O. Box 7232
Place Des Moines, Iowa
Zip/Postal Code 50309-7232
Phone (800) 894-9599
Fax (515) 244-8825
Email EnergyExpert@midamerican.com
Website http://www.midamericanenergy.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)"