Northern Municipal Power Agency - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota
Additional Place applies to Northern Municipal Power Agency
Name Northern Municipal Power Agency - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Clothes Washers, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Home Energy Assessment: discounted price

Compact Fluorescent Lights: $2/light bulb
LED Screw-In: $7/bulb
LED Recessed Downlights: $15 - $25/install
Clothes Washers: $50
Water Heaters: $150
Programmable Thermostat: $25
Supplemental Heating Source for Air-Source Heat Pump: $500
Air-Source Heat Pumps: $250
Furnaces: $150
Mini-Split/Ductless Air-Source Heat Pumps: $500
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $200/ton (open-loop); $400/ton (closed-loop)
Geothermal Heat Pumps (Replacement) : $100/ton (open-loop); $200/ton (closed-loop)

Eligible System Size Water Heater: 80 gallon minimum
Equipment Requirements Clothes Washers: must be Energy Star rated

Water Heater: EF greater than or equal to 0.91 and be controlled under load management program
Furnace: Must include ECM Motor on indoor blower
Air-source Heat Pump: 14.0 SEER, 8.2 HSPF
Mini-Split/Ductless Air-Source Heat Pumps: 15 SEER
Geothermal Heat Pumps: 16.2 EER and 3.6 COP (open loop); 14.1 EER and 3.3 COP (closed loop)

Maximum Incentive $10,000 per customer per year

Program Administrator Northern Municipal Power Agency

References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)[1]


Northern Municipal Power Agency, in association with the Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc., offers a variety of rebates for the purchase of qualifying energy efficient equipment. Rebates are provided for the purchase of efficient clothes washers, CFL bulbs, water heaters, furnaces, air source heat pumps and geothermal heat pumps. All equipment and purchase requirements must be met in order to receive rebates. Equipment requirements and applications may be found on the program web site listed above. Participating municipal utilities are listed below and on the program application.

Bagley Public Utilities Baudette Municipal Utilities Beltrami Electric Cooperative Clearwater-Polk Electric Cooperative Fosston Municipal Utilities Halstad Municipal Utilities Hawley Public Utilities North Star Electric Cooperative PKM Electric Cooperative Red Lake Electric Cooperative Red River Valley Cooperative Power Roseau Electric Cooperative Roseau Municipal Utilities City of Stephen Municipal Utilities Thief River Falls Municipal Utilities Warren Municipal Utilities Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Northern Municipal Power Agency
Division Power Savers
Address 123 2nd Street West
Place Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 56701
Phone (218) 681-0962


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


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