Rebates reward members for purchasing energy-efficient equipment. Look below to rebate forms on cooling systems, security lights and more!


Appliance Rebates:

Federated offers $75 Energy Star rebates on refrigerators or freezers when the old one is recycled (a recycling receipt is required). Federated also offers a $25 Energy Star dehumidifier rebate. The Energy Star logo is given by the Department of Energy to manufacturers' products that are energy efficient. The rebates are issued as a credit on the member's electric bill. Limited rebate funds are available each year. 

2024 Energy Star Appliance Rebate

Heat Pump Rebates:

Federated provides a $400/ton ground source heat pump rebate. Ground source heat pumps are 400 percent efficient. Federated also offers a $500 rebate on ductless air source heat pumps. For air source heat pumps 15-16 SEER: $1,000; 17+ SEER: $1,500. Federated no longer offers rebates on central air conditioners. These rebates are offered while funds last.

2024 Ground Source Heat Pump Rebate
2024 Ductless Air Source Heat Pump Rebate
2024 Air Source Heat Pump Rebate

C&I Rebates:

Federated offers farms and businesses rebates for installing energy-efficient lighting, retrofit NEMA premium efficiency electric motors and adjustable speed drives. Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Before doing your project, contact Federated; ask for Jon to see if funding is still available for your project. Download the appropriate rebate form for details:

2024 Agriculture Forms (ag ventilation, hog farrowing mats, engine block timer, livestock waterer, dairy plate, dairy free heater, dairy plate and robotic milking)
2024 Commercial LED Lighting
2024 Healthy Building HVAC Rebate (ground source, air source and ductless heat pumps; rooftop, economizers, chillers, air handler VAVs, mini-splits and cooling towers)
2024 EC Motors and Drives Master
2024 Try Before You Buy — Forklift
2024 Electric Forklift and High Frequency Battery Charging
2024 Commercial Food
2024 EV Charging

Smart Thermostat Rebate:

Federated offers a $25 rebate on select WiFi thermostats. Click here for a 2024 smart thermostat rebate.


Quality Installers:

Federated lists "Quality Installation" contractors. This means the installer has passed a certification test. If you prefer to work with a contractor not on the list, call or e-mail and we will explain to the contractor how to become certified.

Adrian's Plumbing & Heating, Windom, 831-3934
Boeckman Plumbing & Heating, Elmore, 943-3749
Blomstrom Comfort Systems, Fairmont, 235-9001
Brewster Heating and Cooling, Brewster, 507-842-5353
BTU, Inc., Worthington, 376-6966
Comfortec Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, Estherville, 1-888-362-2106
Corwin's Refrigeration & Heating, Windom, 831-1369
Countryside Plumbing & Heating, Inc., Jackson, 847-4288
Cress Refrigeration, Fairmont, 236-2284
Dale Ziegler Heating & Air Conditioning, Odin, 507-840-1178
Day Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, Fairmont, 235-9009
Ehrich Plumbing & Heating, Inc., Elmore, 507-943-3267
Electric Service Co., Inc., Blue Earth, 526-2255
Elite Mechanical Systems, Windom, 507-831-0236
Feder Mechanical, Madelia, 642-3522
Hall's Handy Heating and Cooling, Mountain Lake, 507-427-0500
Hanson Enterprises, LLC., Lakefield, 507-840-0841
Kaduce Plumbing & Heating, Inc., Mankato, 507-893-4456
Leave It To Little J, Fairmont, 507-238-4224
Lowe's Sheetmetal Inc., Worthington, 376-5927
Martin County Mechanical (A-OK Service), Fairmont, 238-2468
Schwalbach Plumbing & Heating, Windom, Worthington & Jackson at ACE Hardware Stores, 372-2792
Sibley Sheet Metal, Inc., Sibley, IA 712-754-4118
St. James Electric, St. James, 375-5235
Thurmer's Plumbing & Heating, Jackson, 847-4210
Royer's Inc., Winnebago, 893-4612
Winter's Plumbing, Heating & Excavation, Lakefield, 662-6385


Minnesota Housing Fix Up Program

The State of Minnesota also has a low-interest loan program for upgrades to homes, including for energy efficiency improvements. For a list of local offices, visit