Alliant Energy's Minnesota utility is selling our electric distribution systems, related business assets and the operation of those systems to 12 member cooperatives of the Southern Minnesota Energy Cooperative. More information can be found at alliantenergy.com/minnesota
If you are an Alliant Energy electric customer in Minnesota, your electric service will soon be provided by your local electric cooperative, pending final settlement.
Customers will receive a transition guide from Alliant Energy, a postcard stating the effective sale date and a welcome letter from the local electric cooperative.
For energy-efficiency rebates on electricity-saving projects, you may continue to apply with Alliant Energy up until Thursday, July 30, 2015.
- Watch your mail. You will receive a transition guide from Alliant Energy, a postcard stating when the transfer of your electric service will occur and a welcome letter from your new electric cooperative.
- If you have made a purchase that qualifies for an electric rebate, apply as soon as your project is complete.
- Before July 30, 2015 at 5 p.m., apply with Alliant Energy.
- Between July 31 - August 31, 2015, you may apply for Alliant Energy rebates through your local cooperative.
- As of September 1, 2015, ask your local cooperative about the energy-efficiency programs and services they offer. Equipment and project costs incurred more than 30 days after the sale date are subject to your local cooperative’s rebate program terms.
Please consult Minnesota Energy Resources for their energy-efficiency program terms and conditions. You can contact Minnesota Energy Resources customer services representatives at (800) 889-9508.
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