Stearns Electric Association - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Stearns Electric Association - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Agricultural, Residential
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Heat pumps, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Electronically Commutated Motor, AC Tune-up
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Refrigerator: $25, $75 with recycling of old unit

Freezer: $75 with recycling of old unit
Clothes Washer: $25
Dishwasher: $25
Ductless Air-source Heat Pump: $100
Storage Space Heating: $25/kW
Storage Water Heater: $300
Air Source Heat Pump: $330 - $630
Geothermal Heat Pump: $200/ton
Central AC: $30 - $330
Electronically Commutated Motor: $50
AC Tune-up: $25

Equipment Requirements Storage Space Heating: minimum of 5 kW electric heat installed

All appliances and air conditioners must be Energy Star rated
AC/Heat Pump: minimum SEER of 13

Expiration Date 2012-12-31

Installation Requirements Air conditioners: must be installed by a certified HVAC contractor

Program Administrator Stearns Electric Association

References DSIRE[1]


Stearns Electric Cooperative offers a variety of rebates to residential and farm members for making energy efficiency improvements in eligible homes. Rebates are available for Energy Star appliances, HVAC equipment, and water heating equipment. All appliances must be Energy Star rated, and other equipment must also meet specific efficiency standards. Certain HVAC rebates may vary based upon system efficiency. Rebates and additional program information can be found on the program web site.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Melrose Office Customer Service- SEA
Department Stearns Electric Association
Address 900 East Kraft Drive
Place Melrose, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 56325-9400
Phone (320) 256-4241
Phone 2 (800) 962-0655
Fax (320) 265-3618

  • 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)"