Virginia - Geothermal Heat Pump Rebate Program

March 28, 2012


Virginia is now offering rebates to homeowners who replace their heat pumps, central heating, or central air conditioning systems with a geothermal heat pump. A 20% rebate is available, with a limit of $2,000 per residential property address. Program terms and conditions are available on the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy website, as well as application instructions.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Virginia
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Start Date: 06/20/2011
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
Incentive Amount: 20% of documented costs
Maximum Incentive: $2,000
Equipment Requirements: Closed Loop: EER>=14.1, COP>=3.3
Open Loop: EER>=16.2, COP>=3.6
Direct Expansion: EER>=14, COP>=3.5
Equipment must replace an existing heat pump, central heat, or central air conditioning system


Name: DMME General Information
Organization: Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and E
Address: Washington Building
Richmond VA 23219-3638
Phone: (804) 692-3218

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.