Missouri River Energy Services (23 Member Cooperatives) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate

From Open Energy Information


Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Missouri River Energy Services (23 Member Cooperatives) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Heat pumps, Lighting, Motor VFDs, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Commercial Cooking Equipment, Food Service Equipment, Geothermal Heat Pumps, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes

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
Desuperheater: $250

Equipment Requirements Appliances must be Energy Star Rated

Room A/C: $15
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
Website http://www.brightenergysolutions.com/municipalities/?category=home&state=mn

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


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 Minnesota, this includes:

Adrian Public Utilities
Alexandria Light and Power
Barnesville Municipal Utilities
Benson Municipal Utilities
Breckenridge Public Utilities
Detroit Lakes Public Utilities
Elbow Lake Muncipal Electric
Henning Municipal Utilities
Jackson Municipal Utilities
Lake Park Public Utilities
Lakefield Public Utilities
Luverne Municipal Utilities
Madison Municipal Utilities
Marshall Municipal Utilities
Melrose Public Utilities
Moorhead Public Service
Ortonville Municipal Utilities
Sauk Centre Public Utilities
St. James Public Utilities
Staples Water and Light
Wadena Electric and Water Dept.
Westbrook Public Utilities
Worthington Public Utilities

Rebates are offered for a variety of efficient technologies and measures including: compressed air system efficiency, HVAC, lighting, VFDs, cooking equipment, and custom projects. Rebates vary from one participating utility to another. For specific details on the incentives offered by a particular utility, be sure to check that program's webpage.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Bright Energy Solutions - Missouri River Energy Solutions

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" Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "DSIRE" defined multiple times with different content