Xcel Energy (Electric and Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

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Savings Category: 
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Clothes Washers
Water Heaters
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Programmable Thermostats
Duct/Air sealing
Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Tankless Water Heater
Maximum Rebate: 

Attic Insulation and Air Sealing: $300
Wall Insulation: $300
Air Sealing: $150
Geothermal Heat Pump: 5 tons

Program Info
Sector Name: 
Xcel Energy
Program Type: 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount: 

Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $35
Natural Gas Furnace Existing Home: $200-$400
Natural Gas Furnace New Construction: $100-$200
Natural Gas Hot Water Boiler: $100-$400
ECM Furnace: $100
Central AC: $150-$450
Air Source Heat Pump: $150-$450
Tank Water Heater: $75-$150
Tankless Water Heater: $250
Attic Insulation and Air Sealing: 30% of cost
Wall Insulation: 30% of cost
Air Sealing: 30% of cost
Geothermal Heat Pump: $150/ton
Smart Thermostat: $25/year
New Home Construction: $100-$2,000
Clothes Washer (Builders): $10
Refrigerator (Builders): $15

This program is available only to Minnesota residents who take both electric and natural gas service from Xcel Energy. Customers must undertake an energy assesment before any home energy improvements. The cost of the assesment varies with each home, and some income-qualified applicants may be able to receive it free of charge. The rebate amount will then depend on the measures chosen. The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program provides higher incentives for furnaces, boilers, A/C, and water heaters than Xcel's Heating and Cooling Rebates Program.

More information, including specific equipment requirements, a list of participating contractors, and application materials are available on the program web site