Minnesota Energy Resources offers a variety of rebates to residential customers who install energy efficiency measures in homes that have been newly constructed. Program applications must be received within 60 days of installation of measures. Low income customers should check out low income new construction rebates. For questions about this program, call Minnesota Energy Resources at 866-872-0052.
Minnesota Energy Resources offers the Home Energy Excellence Program to encourage builders to build energy efficient homes. Minnesota Energy Resources offers rebates to both homeowners and builders for certain types of equipment installed in homes that were built as a part of this program. Minnesota Energy Resources will only provide one rebate per piece of equipment, so contractors and homeowners should determine who applies for/receives the rebate. For specific program requirements, interested customers should call 866-872-0052.
The Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) offers Connexus Energy members discounted rates for loans. These loans offer homeowners the option of financing their purchase instead of applying for rebates afterwards. A variety of energy efficiency improvements, including ground source heat pumps, air source heat pumps, electric thermal storage, and water heating measures are eligible for loans. Contact CEE for more information on this program.
Dakota Electric provides low-interest loans to help its residential customers finance projects which will improve the energy efficiency of participating homes. Two loans are offered. One is for 0% APR for a maximum loan of $7,500 and term of 6-60 months. The other is for 2.99% APR for a maximum loan of $25,000 and a term of 61-120 months. More information can be found on the program website.
Under the Net Zero residential construction program, the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development offers loans for builders, developers and homeowners to construct of rehabilitate residential buildings to energy efficient standards.
Net Zero homes features may include advanced energy efficient design and technology and renewable energy resources. Proceeds may be used for acquisition of a project, construction and development costs, and closing costs. The program requires applicants to obtain a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) score of 50 or lower.
Financing is available through low interest construction loans to builders, developers or owners, or as loan enhancements for private
Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association (PVREA), a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, offers a variety of lighting rebates to commercial and residential customers. Rebates are available on commercial lighting upgrades, residential LED lighting, refrigerators/freezers, clothes washers, dishwashers, water heaters, motors, VFDs, and air conditioners.
Visit the program website for more information.
Liberty Utilities offers a variety of incentives to its natural gas customers for the installation of energy efficient equipment, including for furnaces, boilers, programmable thermostats, air sealing, and insulation. Visit the program website or contact the utility for more information.
Blue Grass Energy provides a variety of rebates to its residential customers for increasing their energy efficiency. This includes the Heat Pump Retrofit Program, the Button-Up Weatherization Program, and the ENERGY STAR Manufactured Home Program. Additionally, BGE provides the SimpleSaver program, which gives rebates to customers who reduce their use of air conditioners during peak times. BGE also provides the Community Assistance Resources for Energy Savings (CARES) program, which provides an incentive of up to $2,000 to households for weatherization and energy efficiency measures through their local Kentucky Community Action Agencies (CAA) network. See website for more information.
Note: Residential and Non-residential Business Customer applications for solar rebates have reached the 2019 program capacity limit. All additional Residential and Non-residential Business Customer applicants will be placed on the waiting list.
Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress are providing rebates to customers who install PV. Each utility will is awarding rebates on a first-come, first-served basis to 10 MW of systems each year. Of this total, 5,000 kW are reserved for residential applications. Of the remaining 5,000 kW, 2,500 kW is reserved for nonprofits.Â