Energy Smart - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (16 Municipalities)

June 30, 2022


Franklin Energy Services has partnered with the Michigan Public Power Agency (MPPA), which is made up of 16 municipal utilities, to offer the Energy Smart Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program. Residential electric customers served by one of the 16 participating utilities are eligible for rebates on energy efficient upgrades. Purchased products must meet program standards in order to receive rebates, please refer to the Program Application for all equipment requirements and guidelines. The Energy Smart Program also offers a $50 rebate in some jurisdictions for the pickup and proper disposal of inefficient, yet still working, refrigerators units. 

Application forms for each utility may be found on the program web site ( Please call 877-NRG-SAV1 (877-674-7281) for further information about the Energy Smart Program. The following utilities participate:

  • City of Charlevoix
  • Chelsea Electric Department
  • Croswell Light and Power Department
  •  City of Dowagiac
  • City of Eaton Rapids
  •  City of Escanaba
  •  Harbor Springs
  • Hart Hydro-Electric
  • Village of Paw Paw
  • City of Petoskey
  • Portland Light and Power Board
  •  City of Sebewaing
  • City of St. Louis
  •  City of Sturgis
  •  City of Wakefield
  • Zeeland Board of Public Works

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Franklin Energy
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Personal Computing Equipment
  • LED Lighting
Incentive Amount: Central Air Conditioners: $75 - $150
Mini Split System: $300
Water Heater: $150
Dehumidifier: $15
Refrigerator: $25
Room Air Conditioner: $15
Personal Computer: $15
Electric Clothes Dryer: $25
Intelligent Surge Protector: $10
Programmable Thermostat: $10
LED Lamp: $4
Dishwasher: $15
TV: $30
Monitor: $15
Freezer: $20
Air Purifier: $40
Refrigerator Recycling: $50
Equipment Requirements: See program website


Name: Energy Smart Residential Program
Address: 1500 Abbot Rd., Suite 100
East Lansing MI 48823
Phone: (877) 674-7281

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.