Dakota Electric Association - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

June 27, 2022


Dakota Electric Association provides incentives through a partnership with the EnergyWise program for residential customers to install energy-efficient equipment in the home. Rebates under $400 will be issued as a credit on your bill. Rebates are available for a variety of products including:

  • Heat pumps (air-source and geothermal)
  • Air conditioners (central and room unit)
  • System tune-ups
  • Electric heating
  • Refrigerators and freezers
  • ECM Furnace Motor
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Lighting
  • Solar panels

Limited rebate funds are available, and rebates are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Some incentives vary by the efficiency of the purchased equipment. Detailed program requirements and applications may be found on the web site listed above.


Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.dakotaelectric.com/member-services/programs-rebates/for-your-home/energy-wise-rebates/
Administrator: Dakota Electric Service
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Motors
  • Other EE
  • Pool Pumps
  • LED Lighting
  • Load Management
  • Level-2 Electric Vehicle Service Equipment
Incentive Amount: Appliances
Dehumidifier: $25 Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $75 Clothes Dryer: $25 Electric Water Heater: up to $400 Heat Pump Water Heater: $500 Heating and Cooling
Central Air Conditioner Tuneup: $25
Central Air Conditioner Installation: up to $330
Air-Source Heat Pump Tuneup: $25
Air-Source Heat Pump Installation: up to $630
Ductless/Mini-Split Heat Pump: $300 - $500
Ground-Source Heat Pump: $400/ton
Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) Heat: $50/kW

Swimming Pools
Variable Speed Pool Pump: $200
Air-Source Heat Pump (ASHP) Pool Heater: $400

Other Programs
LEDs: $ 2/bulb
Residential LED Yard Light: $30/fixture
Battery-Powered Yard Tools: Rebates Vary
Level 2 EV Charger: $500
Solar Installation: $500
Equipment Requirements: See program website.


Name: Energy Experts®
Organization: Dakota Electric Service
Phone: (651) 463-6243
Email: rebates@dakotaelectric.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.