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

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Iowa

Name MidAmerican Energy - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program (detailed)
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Schools, Agricultural, Institutional
Eligible Technologies Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers, Furnaces, Boilers, Heat pumps, Programmable Thermostats, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Motors, Motor VFDs, Custom/Others pending approval, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Air conditioners
Active Incentive No

Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Varies widely depending on technology. Specific rebate amounts are listed in detail on program website.

Equipment Requirements Lighting: For efficient interior space and traffic lighting only.

Motors and VSDs: installations must meet the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers' IEEE 519, current ANSI standard.

Program Administrator MidAmerican Energy
Website http://www.midamericanenergy.com/html/energy6b.asp

References DSIRE[1]


MidAmerican Energy offers a large variety of energy efficiency rebate programs to its nonresidential customers located in Iowa. The amount of the rebate varies greatly depending on the technology, its size and efficiency. Brochures that contain the details of rebate amounts and a rebate application can be accessed by clicking on the following links: Heating and cooling equipment program Lighting program Motor and variable speed drive program Commercial kitchen equipment program Insulation program

Rebates must be submitted within three months of equipment installation in existing buildings and within six months of equipment installation in new construction. An itemized and dated invoice from the contractor must accompany the equipment application and must include details about the sizes and efficiency of all equipment. MidAmerican Energy also offers a custom system rebate for projects that improve energy efficiency but may not fit into the above mentioned rebate programs.

MidAmerican Energy also offers the BusinessCheck program, which is a free on-site energy audit service for small commercial facilities. An energy specialist will give recommendations and have several energy efficient options ready to install during the visit. Audit applications are available from the BusinessCheck Program Website

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

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]


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