- Storage Water Heating: 4.7 cents per kWh
This program requires a minimum of a 100-gallon capacity water heater/s with an efficiency
rating of 90%. Water is heated for 8 hours per day during night time hours of 11:00 pm to 7:00 am +/- 1 hour.
Weekends and holidays, power is provided from 11:00 pm until 3:00 pm +/- 1 hour the following day.
- Interruptible Water Heating: (Program closed to new installations) 7 cents per kWh
These water heaters are interrupted when energy prices are high and controlled up to 8 hours. A 50 gallon
(minimum) tank is required to be on the program. Predefined control generally occurs Monday - Friday.
- Space Heating: 4.7 cents per kWh
Program requires pex tubing, electric mats or cables to be a minimum of 12" below the top of concrete
slab to be heated for 8 hours at night from approximately (11:00 pm to 7:00 am +/- 1 hour).
- Storage Space Heating with Individual Steffes Room Units: 4.7 cents per kWh
Bricks are heated for 8 hours at night from approximately (11:00 pm to 7:00 am +/- 1 hour).
- Storage Space Heating with Steffes Whole House Brick Furnace: 4.7 cents per kWh
Bricks are heated 8 hours at night from approximately (11:00 pm to 7:00 am +/- 1 hour).
- Dual Fuel Space Heating: 5.65 cents per kWh
The electric portion of the heating system serves as the primary heat source with propane or fuel
oil as a back-up system. Back-up heat sources must be capable of providing 100% of the home's heating requirements.
- Controlled Air Source Heat Pumps (heating): 5.65 cents per kWh
Propane or fuel oil backup is required and must be capable of providing 100% of the home's heating
requirements. (Ductless systems do not qualify)
- Controlled Air Source Heat Pumps (Cooling): 5.65 cents per kWh
Program cycles system on 15 Min. off 15 Min. Maximum control periods of 6 hours per occurrence.
(Members on Northome substation will not be controlled). (Ductless systems do not qualify)
- Ground Source Heat Pumps (Heating): Eligible for General Service or Dual Fuel rates.
With a qualifying backup system of propane or fuel oil, the dual fuel rate of 5.65 cents per kWh applies.
- Ground Source Heat Pumps (Cooling):
Controlled every 15 minutes during the control periods; 15 Minutes, ON, 15 Minutes OFF with a Maximum
control period of 6 hours per occurrence. Load control applies only if heating is also controlled.
(Members on Northome substation will not be controlled).
- Cycled Air Conditioning:
Member receives a $7.00 credit on their electric bill during the months of June, July and August.
Central Air conditioners requires a load management receiver mounted for controlling. A/C will be
cycled ON 15 minutes OFF 15 minutes for a maximum of 6 hours. Minnkota Electric does not control A/C.
This program is not available to members on the Northome substation.
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