Lake Region Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

July 04, 2022


Lake Region Electric Cooperative (LREC) offers rebates for residential customers to improve the energy efficiency of homes. Rebates are available for air-source heat pumps and central air conditioning units, as well as water heating, electric thermal storage, and electric vehicle chargers. The program website contains all necessary rebate forms. The rebate application forms and a copy of the invoice/receipt must be submitted to the utility in order to receive rebates. View equipment-specific requirements for ductless air-source heat pumps and geothermal heat pump rebates. A list of registered HVAC contractors can be found on the program website.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Lake Region Electric Cooperative
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Motors
  • Level-2 Electric Vehicle Service Equipment
Incentive Amount: Heating/Cooling
Ductless Air-Source Heat Pump: $300
Air-Source Heat Pump:Up to $630
Geothermal heat pump, closed loop: $400/ton
Central A/C: $50/unit
ECM Motor: $50

Electric Thermal Storage
Steffes ETS systems on Short Term Storage: $25/kW
All ETS systems on Long Term Storage: $50/kW

Water Heating
Heat Pump Water Heater: $500
ETS Water Heater: $400
Peak Shave Water Heater: $100

Electic Vehicle Charger
Level 2 EV Charger: $500
Maximum Incentive: Geothermal heat pump: $4,000
Eligible System Size: Heat Pump Water: Heater Must be ENERGY STAR
ETS Water Heater: Must be at least 100 gallons, grid enabled, with mixing valve
Peak Shave Water Heater: Must be at least 80 gallons, grid enabled
Equipment Requirements: Appliances must be ENERGY STAR rated
Air-Source Heat Pump: Minimum 14.5 SEER
Central AC: Minimum 14.5 SEER


Name: Energy Services
Organization: Lake Region Electric Cooperative
Address: 1401 South Broadway
Pelican Rapids MN 56572
Phone: (800) 552-7658

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.