Conserve & Save® Rebates

CONSERVE energy and SAVE money using the RPU Conserve & Save® rebate program!

Residential Rebate Applications

Energy StarElectric Rebates

Water Rebates

RPU Trade Ally and Energy Solutions Partner lists

ENERGY STAR® Appliance Rebates* Amount
Clothes Washers $50-$100
Dehumidifiers $15-$25
Dishwashers $25-$40
Freezers $25
Refrigerators $25
Room Air Conditioners $25
Bonus Recycling Rebates* Amount
Dehumidifiers up to $15
Freezers up to $15
Refrigerators up to $15
Room Air Conditioners up to $15
ENERGY STAR® LED Lighting Rebates* Amount
LED Bulbs 50% of bulb or package cost, not to exceed $15 per bulb
LED Light Fixtures 50% of bulb or package cost, not to exceed $20 per fixture
Ceiling fans with LED Lighting 50% of fixture cost, not to exceed $15 per fixture ($25 for ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient models)
Additional Electric Rebates* Amount
Central Air Conditioners Rebates starting at $100  
Furnace Fan Motors $50
Air Source Heat Pumps Rebates starting at $100
Geothermal Heat Pumps See application
Water Rebates* Amount
Clothes Washers $25
High-Efficiency Toilets $25
Rain Barrels $10
Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers $75

* For all of the above rebates, see applications for minimum efficiency requirements and complete terms and conditions.

Disclaimer: If a customer’s Rochester Public Utilities account is more than 30 days delinquent, rebate payments will be applied to their RPU account

Residential rebate processing questions:
Emily Heim

Other Useful Information and Links

Vampire Power Usage Guide

Use this guide to help find where hidden energy usage is in your home.

Water Usage Guide

Use this guide to help find where you are using water in your home.


Take steps each day to save water and protect the environment by choosing WaterSense labeled products in your home, yard, and business. Learn more about WaterSense at and how we can all get more by using less.

Right Light Guide

The Right Light Guide will help you compare the right lighting options depending on how much light you need, what color you want, and its costs and features. The Right Light App at is an interactive way to find the right LED bulb for you!

Home Energy Guide

Use the Minnesota Department of Commerce’s Home Energy Guide to find more ways to save energy in your home.

Kill A Watt Meter

RPU customers can borrow a Kill A Watt™ meter from RPU at no charge. These meters will help you determine how much electricity various appliances in your home consume whether turned on or off. Call Customer Service at 507.280.1500 to reserve a meter.

Refrigerator Energy Use Calculator

Find out how much energy your refrigerator costs to operate and how much you can save when you purchase an ENERGY STAR® qualified model.

ENERGY STAR® Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Bid Comparison Checklist

Energy Star LogoUse this checklist to ensure that you ask the right questions of contractors when looking at new heating and air conditioing units.