Stearns Electric Association - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

July 04, 2022


Note: Rebates are only available for the purchase of a new ENERGY STAR-rated appliance purchased on or after January 1, 2022. 
Stearns Electric Cooperative offers a variety of rebates to residential members for making energy efficiency improvements in eligible homes. Rebates are available for ENERGY STAR appliances, HVAC equipment, and water heating equipment. All appliances must be Energy Star rated, and other equipment must also meet specific efficiency standards. Certain HVAC rebates may vary based upon system efficiency. For heating and cooling rebates, click here. For appliance rebates, visit the program website listed above.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Stearns Electric Association
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Motors
  • Pool Pumps
Incentive Amount: ENERGY STAR Appliances
Dehumidifier: $25
Ductless Air Source Heat Pump: $300
Freezer: $50
Pool Air Source Heat Pump: $400
pool pump variable speed: $200
Refrigerator: $50
Variable Speed Pool Pump: $200

Heating & Cooling
A/C Tune-Up: $25
Electronically Commuted Motor: $50
Electric Water Heater: $50
Geothermal Heat Pump: $150/ton
Heat Pump Water Heater: $300
WiFi Thermostat: $25
Eligible System Size: Geothermal Heat Pump: 10 ton maximum
Equipment Requirements: See program website


Name: Melrose Office Customer Service- SEA
Address: 900 East Kraft Drive
Melrose MN 56325-9400
Phone: (180) 096-2065

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.