Midwest Energy Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

April 13, 2011


*Note: This incentive is no longer active or updated. It is part of the Efficiency United and Energy Smart Programs run by Franklin Energy Midwest Energy Cooperative offers a variety of rebates for energy efficient equipment through their Energy Optimization Program. Rebates are available for CFL bulbs, refrigerator and freezer recycling, clothes washers, water heaters, pipe wrap, air source heat pumps, ground source heat pumps, ECM blower motors and central air conditioning. An online application form is available on the program website. Customers must send a completed application form to the contact address listed below. An original receipt or proof of purchase must be included along with a copy of the customer utility bill. Funding is limited and rebates are not guaranteed to all applicants. Rebate applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://michigan-energy.org/
Administrator: Clearesult
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Equipment Insulation
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Other EE
Incentive Amount: CFL: Free
Online Energy Audit: Free Kit ($25 value)
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycle: $30
Clothes Washer: $50
Electric Water Heater: $50
Pipe Wrap: $4 per 5 linear ft.
ECM Blower Motor: $100
Programmable Thermostat: $20
Air Source Heat Pump: $125/ton
Ground Source Heat Pump (Open Loop): $150/ton
Ground Source Heat Pump (Closed Loop): $150/ton
Central Air Conditioner: $100
Maximum Incentive: One per customer unless otherwise noted
CFL: 12
Air Source Heat Pump: $1,250
Ground Source Heat Pump (Open and Closed Loop): $1,500
Equipment Requirements: All Appliances: Must be EnergyStar qualified unless otherwise noted
Clothes Washer: must be a CEE Tier 2 or Tier 3
Electric Water Heater: must have EF of .93 or higher
Air Source Heat Pump: 8.5 HSFP and 15 SEER
Ground Source Heat Pump (Closed Loop): 3.3 COP and 14.1 EER
Ground Source Heat Pump (Open Loop): 3.6 COP and 16.2 EER
Central Air Conditioner: 15 SEER or higher


Name: Midwest Energy Cooperative - Energy Optimization
Okemos MI 48864
Phone: (877) 296-4319
Email: info@michigan-energy.org

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.