MidAmerican Energy - EnergyAdvantage® New Homes Program (detailed)

July 02, 2009


MidAmerican Energy's New Homes Program provides builders with a comprehensive list of prescriptive measures to guide the construction of energy efficient homes and offers a rebate for complying with those standards. The offer is applicable to single-family home construction within MidAmerican's distribution region. The rebates pay approximately 50% of the incremental cost of the upgrades up to $1,750, and vary depending on the type and efficiency of the equipment installed. To be eligible for the rebate, homes must fulfill the qualifications described on the 2009 specifications sheet.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Illinois
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.midamericanenergy.com/html/energy3b_1.asp
Administrator: MidAmerican Energy Company
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Incentive Amount: $500-$1,750 depending on the systems installed and their efficiency
Rebate is estimated to be approximately 50 percent of the incremental cost.
Maximum Incentive: $1,750 per house


Name: EnergyAdvantage Programs
Organization: MidAmerican Energy Company - Illinois
Phone: (877) 932-0616
Email: energyexpert@midamerican.com

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.