Xcel Energy (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Electric 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*Note: This incentive is no longer active or updated.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 Xcel Energy offers rebates, assistance and other incentives through the Efficiency United program, which is a partnership between 11 Michigan utilities. The program is intended to provide assistance and incentives to customers who install or employ energy efficient equipment or measures which save money and energy at home and at work. The Energy Star Appliance Rebate Program for electric customers is one part of this energy efficiency consortium. Xcel offers rebates on CFL bulbs, smart power strips, and energy star clothes washers. Separate information and forms for electric and gas customers are available on the program web site listed above. The Residential HVAC Program for electric customers provides incentives for installing energy efficient central air conditioning units and ECM blower motors. Incentives will be provided to the home owner and will be based on fulfilling energy efficiency standards. See Efficiency United web site listed above for forms, further details, program guidelines and incentives.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://efficiencyunited.com/util_xcel.asp
Administrator: Efficiency United
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Lighting
  • Air conditioners
  • Other EE
Incentive Amount: CFL Bulbs: $1
Smart Power Strips: $10
Energy Star Clothes Washer: $50
Central AC Unit: $100
ECM Blower Motor: $100
Maximum Incentive: Clothes Washer/AC's/ECM Motors: 1 per address
Smart Power Strips: 2 per address
Equipment Requirements: Smart Power Strips: See application form
Energy Star Clothes Washer: CEE Tier 2 or 3 only
Central AC: SEER 14 or higher
Installation Requirements: Equipment must be installed by a licensed contractor
Central AC/ECM Blower Motor: Electric customers only


Name: Xcel Energy
Address: 414 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MI 55401-1993
Phone: (800) 895-4999
Email: Inquire@xcelenergy.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.