Great River Energy (28 Member Cooperatives) - Energy Wise Residential Efficiency Rebates

April 24, 2024


Great River Energy, a generation and transmission cooperative which serves 28 electric distribution cooperatives in Minnesota, offers rebates for the installation of certain energy efficiency improvements to residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers of its member utilities. The list of eligible measures generally includes lighting, motors, adjustable speed drives, compressed air systems, refrigeration, and HVAC devices. However, the rebate programs are administered by each individual electric distribution cooperative so program specifics may vary depending on the cooperative. Rebates for custom measures or prescriptive rebates for additional technologies may be eligible depending on the cooperative in question.

See the program web site for a list and links to the rebate programs offered by each individual member cooperative listed below.

Agralite Electric Cooperative
Arrowhead Electric Cooperative, Inc.
BENCO Electric Cooperative
Brown County Rural Electric Association
Cooperative Light & Power
Crow Wing Power
Dakota Electric Association
East Central Energy
Federated Rural Electric Association
Goodhue County Cooperative Electric Association
Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association
Kandiyohi Power Cooperative
Lake Country Power
Lake Region Electric Cooperative
McLeod Cooperative Power Association
Meeker Cooperative
Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative
Nobles Cooperative Electric
North Itasca Electric Cooperative
Redwood Electric Cooperative
Runestone Electric Association
South Central Electric Association
Stearns Electrical Association
Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative
Wright Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Great River Energy Member Cooperatives
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Clothes Washers
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Yes; specific technologies not identified
Incentive Amount: Varies by measure and member cooperative offering.


Name: EnergyWise MN
Address: 12300 Elm Creek Boulevard
Maple Grove MN 55369
Phone: (866) 378-5027

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.