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:
purchase Energy Star appliances - clothes washers, dehumidifiers, air purifiers, room/window air conditioners, and LED lights.
install an Energy Star wi-fi enabled "smart" thermostat.
-To replace your furnace, air conditioner and hot water heater with energy
-To increase the amount of insulation in your attic.
-To tune up your air conditioner once every two years.
install a ChargePoint Home or Home Flex Charger for your plug-in electric vehicle. One rebate per vehicle owned.
- If you don't
install a ChargePoint Home Charger, be willing to share information about how you charge your plug-in vehicle by completing our survey
to receive a rebate.
Applications are available in our office or on-line. Click the link for the program which interests you:
Star Appliances (Dehumidifier, Room Air Conditioner, Clothes Washer)
Residential Lighting (LED) - Proof of Energy Star
For our commercial customers, we offer these incentive
∑ To upgrade existing lighting fixtures with energy efficient lamps and fixtures.
∑ To install energy efficient lighting
into newly constructed commercial buildings.
∑ To upgrade a commercial buildingís heating and/or cooling system.
∑ To upgrade variable
frequency drives and pumps.
∑ To upgrade specified equipment in the food service industry. See the application for details.
∑ To upgrade
specified commercial refrigeration equipment. See the application for details.
∑ To purchase electric forklifts. This rebate requires
Custom Incentive Application
Compressed Air Incentive Application
refer to each programís 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 the items installed. Also, a pre-inspection for upgrades and a post-inspection for all projects are 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
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 at the Bright Energy Solutions web
310 S Third Ave.
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
Ph: (712) 472-2511
Fax: (712) 472-2512
8:00 - 4:30
Closed Weekends & Holidays
Energy Efficient Products Available for Purchase
at Utility Office
gas or electric
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.
for LED Light Bulbs:
Proof of Energy Star Certification is required. You can provide either the actual package, a
photocopy of package or a picture of package showing the Energy Star Logo.