MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Municipal Solid-State Lighting Grant Program

December 10, 2015


MidAmerican Energy offers grants to munipalities which implement solid-state roadway street lighting upgrades. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to participating entities who install eligible roadway lighting fixtures. Participants must be an Iowa electric governmental customer of MidAmerican Energy Company. Light-emitting diode and induction types of solid state lighting (SSL) qualify under this program. Detailed information regarding grant availability and program instructions is located on the program web site listed above. Only MidAmerican customers may receive rebates if the purchased equipment is eligible. An application form with program details is located on the web site listed above. Contact MidAmerican Energy for additional information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site: http://www.midamericanenergy.com/ee/ia_bus_rebates_sslighting.aspx
Administrator: MidAmerican Energy Company
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Other EE
  • LED Lighting
Incentive Amount: Up to $5,000
Maximum Incentive: Minimum project size for the full $5,000 grant is 20 fixtures; smaller projects will receive a $250 per-fixture grant.
Equipment Requirements: Fixtures must have an efficiency rating equal to or greater than 66 lumens per watt as tested under Illuminating Engineering Society of North America LM-79-08 testing to qualify for a grant.
Installation Requirements: Lighting must be separately metered.


Name: Kim Willer
Address: 223 South Iowa St.
Sioux City IA 51101
Phone: (800) 894-9599
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.