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Energy-Efficiency Rebates

NOTE: To qualify for rebates, you must be an MPE member, have installed the appliances/lighting in your MPE service residence, submit receipts with appliance/lighting model and brand name and efficiency data to MPE within 120 days of purchase (ATTN: MPE's Billing Department, 970-887-3378)
 

RESIDENTIAL REBATES

LED Lighting

$8 per bulb or 50% of the purchase price whichever is lower of the two.  All LEDs must be a minimum of 500 lumens.  Limit of 50 bulbs per year per member account.

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Electric Water Heaters (30- to 55-gallon water heaters only, excludes tank-less water heaters) 

 

New Construction or Fuel-Switching (from natural gas or propane to electric) ONLY:

  • UP TO $250 per water heater ($230 for the electric water heater, PLUS $20 if it has a lifetime tank warranty)

  • NOTE: pre- and post-inspection required for fuel-switching

 

Electric Water Heater Replacement (excludes tankless water heaters):

  • Lifetime tank warranty: $70
  • Standard tank style (no lifetime warranty): $50

""Energy Star Appliances (replacement units only, not new construction)
 

  • Clothes Washer (front loading): $40
  • Clothes Washer (top loading): $30
  • Dishwasher: $20
  • Electric Clothes Dryer: $30
  • Electric Clothes Dryer (ventless, hybrid heat pump): $90
  • Freezers: $30
  • Freezer Recycle: $60
  • Refrigerators: $30 (Full Size Refrigerator, 7.75 Cubic Feet or greater)
  • Refrigerator Recycling: $60
     

Landscaping Equipment Electrification

  • Electric mowers or snow blower: 25% of cost up to $100
  • Electric trimmers, chainsaws and pruners 25% of cost up to $50
  • New equipment only.  Battery or corded equipment as defined below qualifies for incentive.
  • 36 volt minimum on mowers or snow blowers, 18 volt minimum on all other equipment. Minimum purchase price of $50.
  • Receipt or invoice required with submittal (within 4 months of purchase).
  • Maximum rebate of $150 per member account

*COMING SOON* EV Charging Equipment Rebates

  • $500 for level 2 Wi-Fi enabled charger
  • $500 for electric service installation

NOTE: electric service installation rebates require a dedicated circuit, MPE must verify installation on-site, limit one EV installation rebate per year

Call MPE at (970) 887-3378 for details


HVAC Equipment (Residential & Commercial)

-  Air-Source Heat Pumps
   15-17 SEER - $300/ton
    >17 SEER - $450/ton

NOTE: window units do not qualify, minimum qualifying load for terminal unit heat pumps is 12,000 BTU/hour rated capacity.

- Ground-Source Heat Pumps - $500/ton


COMMERCIAL REBATES

 

""Lighting Retrofit
 

  • 1 project per year/per meter
  • LED lights and fixtures only - Must be a minimum of 500 lumens
  • Rebate estimate: MAX of 50% of fixture/lamp cost, but could be lower (based on Tri-State pre-determined values)
  • $20,000 per project cap
  • You must contact MPE within 120 days of purchase
  • Invoice, number of lights/lamp, cut sheet for each light/lamp
     

""LED Refrigerated/Freezer Case Lighting

  • $3,000 MAX rebate per account location cap (50 doors or equivalent)
  • $60 per door for reach-in cases
  • $10 per linear foot for top lighting of multi-deck open cases
  • Capped at 50% of fixture material cost
     

""LED Outdoor Parking Lot Lighting
 

  • Based on lumen output (check with MPE before purchasing)
  • 25% of head cost
  • $20,000 per project cap 

     

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