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Wells Public Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Savings Category 
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Clothes Washers
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Other EE
LED Lighting
Program Info
Sector Name 
Wells Public Utilities
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Lighting: See program website
Room A/C: $25, plus $25 for recycling an old, working unit
Central A/C: $100 - $200, plus additional rebate for efficiency ratings above 14.5 SEER
Air Source Heat Pump:$100 - $200, plus additional rebate for efficiency ratings above 14.5 SEER
Geothermal Heat Pump:$200/ton, plus $25/ton for every 1 EER above minimum required EER

Refrigerators: $25, plus $50 for recycling an old, working unit
Freezers: $25, plus $50 for recycling an old, working unit
Dishwashers: $25
Clothes Washers: $50
Dehumidifiers: $65

Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) is a joint-action agency which generates and sells reliable electricity at wholesale to its eighteen non-profit, municipally-owned member utilities:

  • Austin Utilities
  • Blooming Prairie Public Utilities
  • Fairmont Public Utilities
  • Grand Marais Public Utilities
  • Lake City Utilities
  • Litchfield Public Utilities
  • Mora Municipal Utilities
  • New Prague Utilities Commission
  • North Branch Municipal Water and Light
  • Owatonna Public Utilities
  • Preston Public Utilities
  • Princeton Public Utilities
  • Redwood Falls Public Utilities
  • Rochester Public Utilities
  • Saint Peter Municipal Utilities
  • Spring Valley Municipal Utilities
  • Waseca Utilities
  • Wells Public Utilities

SMMPA develops innovative products and services to help them deliver value to customers. With help from SMMPA, Wells Public Utilities provides incentives for residential and commercial customers to improve the energy efficiency of homes.Rebates are available for qualified dishwashers, clothes washers, air conditioners (central and room), lighting, heat pumps (air-source and geothermal), dehumidifiers, refrigerators, and freezers. Appliances must be ENERGY STAR to qualify for the rebate, and bonus incentives are available in some cases if the old working appliance is properly recycled. Specific program details and requirements can be found on the website listed above.