​MN Water Heater Rebate


The qualifying equipment must be installed in a MINNESOTA home served with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy between January 1 and December 31.

For a rebate to apply the new equipment must be listed and AFUE verified on the current Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute or ENERGY STAR® website. See ​AHRIdirectory.org or energystar.gov.​ 

The equipment cannot be used, refurbished, or installed under warranty replacement. 

CenterPoint Energy reserves the right to inspect the installed equipment. 

Atmospheric equipment is not eligible for New Construction rebate. ​


Residential New Construction
Building contractors should negotiate with home buyers to determine who will receive the rebate.

​Rebate Recipient
Dealers/Plumbers/Retailers are not eligible to receive their customer's rebate.

CenterPoint Energy is not responsible for determining who receives final payment under this program.​


CenterPoint Energy Gas Account Number
The install address must be an active​ gas account for the rebate to be processed.

Proof of Purchase and Installation
A clear copy of the dated sales invoice from the dealer/plumber to the purchaser must be included with the application. Required information on the invoice includes details of the water heater that was purchased, including the brand and complete model number and the dealer information. The invoice must match the information on the application. A proposal or estimate are not acceptable forms for proof of purchase. Additional documentation may be requested from CenterPoint Energy.

Rebate Deadline
Completed application and proof of purchase and installation must be submitted by the program deadline of December 31st, 2024, for equipment installed in 2024. In addition, paper applications must be post-marked by the postal service by 12/31/24. We are unable to receive/process rebate requests for equipment installed prior to January 1, 2024.


The install address must be an active gas account for the rebate to be processed. 

It is the responsibility of the dealer and the purchaser to ensure that the program requirements are met. If program requirements are not met, no rebate will be paid. 

Rebate qualifications and amounts are subject to change. CenterPoint Energy Conservation Improvement Program (CIP) rebate programs can be cancelled or changed at any time. 


If all program requirements are met and the rebate is processed, the purchaser will receive a rebate check in the mail. 

Checks are mailed in an envelope from Houston, TX and expire 90 days from the date the check was issued. ​