New Ulm Public Utilities - Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

June 20, 2022


New Ulm Public Utilities offers incentives for its residential, commercial, and industrial customers to install energy-efficient equipment in eligible homes and facilities. Equipment eligible for rebates include:

  • programmable thermostats
  • Energy Star appliances
  • boilers
  • furnaces
  • central A/C units
  • central A/C Cleaning
  • district energy system repair/modernization
  • room A/C units
  • lighting
  • furnace cleanings
Rebates vary according to applicable sector, and some rebates are only offered seasonally. More information, including rebate applications, can be found at the web site listed above.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: New Ulm Public Utilities
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • LED Lighting
Incentive Amount: Residential Rebates
Lighting: max 50% of cost. See Form
Ceiling Fans: max 50% of cost. See Form
Clothes Washer: $50
Clothes Dryer: $50
Dehumidifier: $15
Refrigerator/Freezer: $40
Dishwasher: $25
Stand alone Freezer: $40
Non Energy Star WiFi Thermostat: $30
Energy Star WiFi Thermostat: $75
Storage Water Heater: $100
Instantaneous Water Heater: $175
Central A/C: max 50% of cost. See Form
Furnace/Boiler: max 50% of cost. See Form
Furnace/Boiler Check and Clean: See Form
A/C Check and Clean: See Form

Commercial Rebates
Motors: $10 - $600 based on HP. See Form
Variable Speed Drives: $60 - $3,600 based on HP. See Form
Repair & Modernization Rebates/Alternative Usage Rebates/Heating System-New or Converted Rebates: See Form
Equipment Requirements: See program website.


Name: Customer Service
Organization: New Ulm Public Utilities
Address: 310 1st North Street
New Ulm MN 56073
Phone: (507) 359-8264

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.