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REBATES
Bright Energy Rebates
The Rock Rapids Municipal Utilities, in conjunction with Missouri River Energy Services, is pleased to offer incentive programs to promote the reduction of electrical usage.
For our residential customers
We offer the following Bright Energy incentive programs. All products must be purchased within a twenty-five mile radius of Rock Rapids. Internet purchases do not qualify.
Applications are available in our office or online. Click the link for the program which interests you:

Energy Star Appliances (Dehumidifier, Room Air Conditioner, Clothes Washer, Air Purifier, Gas Water Heaters)
Residential Lighting (LED screw-in bulbs or can light kits) - Proof of Energy Star Rating Required!
Residential Smart Thermostat (wi-fi enabled) - Must be Energy Star Rated!
Residential Heating and Cooling (Furnaces, Air Conditioners and Gas Water Heaters)
Attic Insulation
Plug-in Electric Vehicle Chargers (ChargePoint Home or Home Flex Charger)
For our commercial customers
We offer a variety of incentive programs, to replace or upgrade present equipment. All custom projects require written pre-approval! The custom electrification program is available to help with the costs of switching from fossil fuels or chemical processes to electricity.
Applications are available in our office or online. Click the link for the program which interests you:

Compressed Air Application (Inspection must be completed by MRES personnel)

Please refer to each program’s application form for eligibility, terms and conditions, and incentive limits. The documentation necessary to receive your rebate includes a completed signed application, a detailed invoice, and AHRI Certificate of Product Ratings and/or spec sheets for all the items installed. Also, a pre-inspection for upgrades and a post-inspection for all commercial projects is required before the rebate can be approved. All projects with incentives of $20,000 or more require written pre-approval from MRES before the equipment purchase date.

If you have additional questions, contact our office at 472-2511 or by e-mail for more information regarding these programs. We are eager to help you find the best value for your dollar.

Additional information can be found on the Bright Energy Solutions website.

Additional Requirement for LED Light Bulbs:
Proof of Energy Star Certification is required. You can provide either the actual package, a photocopy of the package or a picture of the package showing the Energy Star Logo.

Additional Requirement for Attic Insulation Rebate:
The house must be inspected prior to adding insulation and after the new insulation is installed. The homeowner is responsible for arranging for these inspections with the office.

Energy Efficient Products Available for Purchase at Utility Office
Low -Flow Showerhead:      Free

Water Heater Blanket:      $50.00
Office Hours: 8:00 - 4:30 Monday-Friday
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays
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Rock Rapids Municipal Utilities
310 S Third Ave
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
phone: (712) 472-2511
fax: (712) 472-2512
Your locally owned utility
provider of natural gas,
electricity, water & sewer
in Rock Rapids, Iowa
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