Rural Electric Cooperatives Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Offered by 12 Utilities)

June 12, 2019


The Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) is a generation and transmission cooperative serving 12 rural electric cooperatives (REC) and one municipal electric cooperative in the state of Iowa. They are:
  • Clarke Electric Cooperative 
  • Consumers Energy Cooperative 
  • East-Central Iowa REC 
  • Eastern Iowa Light and Power Cooperative
  • Farmers Electric Cooperative
  • Guthrie REC
  • Linn County REC
  • Maquoketa Valley Electric Cooperative
  • Midland Power Cooperative 
  • Pella Cooperative Electric Association 
  • Southwest Iowa REC 
  • T.I.P. REC
  • South Iowa Municipal Electric Cooperative Association (SIMECA)

CIPCOs’ members serve a population of nearly 320,000 rural and urban residents in 58 of Iowa’s 99 counties. Each has established energy efficiency rebate programs to encourage greater efficiency in members' homes, farms and businesses. Interested parties are encouraged to visit the website of their local electric utility to learn about the specific rebates available and program requirements.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Central Iowa Power Cooperative
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Clothes Washers
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: Varies by utility and equipment type
Equipment Requirements: Must meet each program's stated requirements


Name: Russell Steven
Address: PO Box 2517
Cedar Rapids IA 52406-2517
Phone: (319) 366-4512

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.