Missouri Rural Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

July 11, 2023


Missouri Rural Electric Cooperative (MREC) offers a number of rebates to residential customers for the purchase and installation of energy efficient equipment. Eligible equipment includes room air conditioning units, water heaters, geothermal heat pumps, and air source heat pumps.

Rebates are limited to residential customers receiving electric service from MREC. All equipment requirements must be met in order to receive rebate check. After the installation of eligible products, contact MREC for an inspection. Following an equipment inspection and the proper submission of program applications, a rebate check will be issued to the customer. Participating customers must provide a copy of the purchase receipt with the date of purchase. Contact MREC for any other information on this program.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Missouri
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.morec.org/rebates-products/
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
Incentive Amount: Water Heaters: $250
Heat Pump Water Heaters: 50% of cost, up to $700
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $250/ton, additional $500/ton available for new installations and replacement units
Geothermal Heat Pumps replacement without Ground Loop Replacement: $150 - $400/ton
Air Source and Mini Split Heat Pumps: $150/ton
Programmable Thermostat: 50% of cost, up to $50
Room AC Unit: $50
Energy Audits: $125 and 50% of improvement costs up to $500
Maximum Incentive: Heat Pump Water Heater: $700
Geothermal Heat Pumps: 10 tons, one rebate per address
All incentives are limited to one rebate per address


This program has 4 incentives
Technologies: Water Heaters
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of $250.00, The incentive has a minimum of $700.00, The incentive is 50.00 % of cost
Technologies: Heat pumps
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of 250.00 $/ton, The incentive has a minimum of 750.00 $/ton
Technologies: Programmable Thermostats
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 50.00 % of cost, The incentive has a minimum of $15.00
Technologies: Air conditioners
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 50.00 $


Name: MREC Rebate Program
Address: 975 West Ross Street
Palmyra MO 63461
Phone: (573) 769-2104

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.