Virginia - Geothermal Heat Pump Rebate Program (Virginia)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Virginia

Name Virginia - Geothermal Heat Pump Rebate Program (Virginia)
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Geothermal Heat Pumps
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 20% of documented costs

Equipment Requirements Closed Loop: EER>=14.1, COP>=3.3

Open Loop: EER>=16.2, COP>=3.6
Direct Expansion: EER>=14, COP>=3.5
Equipment must replace an existing heat pump, central heat, or central air conditioning system

Start Date 2011-06-20

Funding Source American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

Maximum Incentive $2,000

Program Administrator Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy

Incentive Source


Virginia is now offering rebates to homeowners who replace their heat pumps, central heating, or central air conditioning systems with a geothermal heat pump. A 20% rebate is available, with a limit of $2,000 per residential property address. Program terms and conditions are available on the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy website, as well as application instructions.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name DMME General Information
Department Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Division Virginia Division of Energy
Address Washington Building
Address 2 1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Place Richmond, Virginia
Zip/Postal Code 23219-3638
Phone (804) 692-3218
Fax (804) 692-3238

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


  1.  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"