Otter Tail Power Company - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Otter Tail Power Company - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Motor VFDs, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Demand Control Technologies, Thermal Storage, Variable Speed Drives, Refrigerator Recycling
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Water Heaters: $150 - $300

Thermal Storage Units: $20 - $40/KW
Insulation: up to $300
Refrigerator Recycling: $50
Air-Source Heat Pumps: $240/ton
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $600/ton
Lighting: In-store discount

Eligible System Size Water Heaters: 80 gallons or larger
Equipment Requirements Water Heaters: 90% minimum efficiency

Heat Pumps: Varies by type
Split-System Heat Pumps: 14.5 SEER, 8.2 HSPF, 12 EER
Package Terminal Heat Pumps: 8.0 HSPF, 11 EER
Geothermal Heat Pumps: COP 3.3

Installation Requirements Thermal Storage Units must be installed on the Deferred-Load, Time-of-use, or Residential Demand Control Rates

Water Heaters: must be placed on an off-peak rate

Maximum Incentive Refrigeration/Cooking/Lighting: rebate will not exceed 75% of project cost

Program Administrator Customer Service

References DSIRE[1]


Otter Tail Power Company Rebate Program offers rebates to qualifying residential customers for the installation of high-efficiency equipment upgrades. See the program web site for applicability and maximum amounts for certain technologies. Under Minnesota's Conservation Improvement Plan (CIP), Minnesota customers are eligible for additional rebates, including:

  • water heating
  • thermal storage
  • demand controllers
  • adjustable speed drives
  • appliance recycling
  • geothermal and air-source heat pumps
  • lighting discounts

Information regarding rebate program eligibility and product and equipment requirements may be found on the web site listed above. Contact Otter Tail Power Company for more information on this program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Otter Tail Power Company
Department Customer Service
Address PO Box 496
Address 2 215 S Cascade Street
Place Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 56538
Phone (800) 257-4044


  • 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)"