Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate (Offered by 16 Utilities) (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Iowa

Name Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates (Offered by 16 Utilities)
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dehumidifiers, Dishwasher, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Heat pumps, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Commercial Cooking Equipment, Room Air Conditioners, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Heat Pump Water Heaters, LED Lighting, Air Handler with ECM
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Ceiling Fan: $25

Clothes Washer: $50
Decorative Light String: $3.50/string (6 string limit)
Dehumidifier: $10
Dishwasher: $25
Refrigerator: $50
Room A/C: $15
Central A/C: $100
Furnace with ECM: $150
Air Handler with ECM: $150
Air-Source Heat Pump: $200 - $350
Geothermal Heat Pump: $200/ton
Heat Pump Water Heater: $300
Programmable Thermostat: $25
Weatherization: 75% of cost, up to $750

Equipment Requirements Appliances must be Energy Star Rated

Central A/C: minimum 14.5 SEER
Air-Source Heat Pump: minimum 18.0 SEER, 8.2 HSPF
Geothermal Heat Pump: minimum 15.1 SEET, 3.0 COP

Program Administrator Bright Energy Solutions/Missouri River Energy Services

Incentive Source
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Bright Energy Solutions offers energy efficiency cash incentive programs to residential and business customers of municipal utilities that are members of Missouri River Energy Services. In Iowa, this includes:

  • Alton Municipal Electric
  • Denison Municipal Utilities
  • Hartley Municipal Utilities
  • Hawarden Municipal Utilities
  • Kimballton Municipal Utilities
  • Lake Park Municipal Utilities
  • Manilla Municipal Utilities
  • Orange City Municipal Utilities
  • Paullina Municipal Utilities
  • Primghar Municipal Utilities
  • Remsen Municipal Utilities
  • Rock Rapids Municipal Utilities
  • Sanborn Municipal Utilities
  • Shelby Municipal Utilities
  • Sioux Center Municipal Utilities
  • Woodbine Municipal Light and Power

Rebates are offered for a variety of efficient technologies and measures including: HVAC, lighting, appliances, geothermal heat pumps, dehumidifiers, refrigerator/freezer recycling, and weatherization measures. Rebates vary from one participating utility to another. For specific details on the incentives offered by a particular utility, check the program website.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Bright Energy Solutions
Department Missouri River Energy Services
Address 3724 West Avera Drive
Address 2 PO Box 88920
Place Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Zip/Postal Code 57109
Phone 605-338-4042
Fax 605-978-9360

  • 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)"