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Last Updated June 7, 2019

Program Overview


Financial Incentive



Incentive Type:

Rebate Program


Franklin Energy

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Applicable Sectors:

Residential, Residential, Residential, Residential, Residential, Residential

Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:

Refrigerators/Freezers, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Furnaces, Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats


Franklin Energy Services has partnered with the Michigan Public Power Agency (MPPA), which is made up of 16 municipal utilities, to offer the Energy Smart Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program. Residential electric customers served by one of the 16 participating utilities are eligible for rebates on energy efficient upgrades. Purchased products must meet program standards in order to receive rebates, please refer to the Program Application for all equipment requirements and guidelines. The Energy Smart Program also offers a $50 rebate for allowing JACO (an appliance recycler contracted through Franklin Energy) to pick up and properly dispose of inefficient, yet still working, refrigerators units. 

Application forms for each utility may be found on the program web site ( Please call 877-NRG-SAV1 (877-674-7281) for further information about the Energy Smart Program. The following utilities participate:

  • Bay City Electric Light and Power
  • City of Charlevoix
  • Chelsea Electric Department
  • Croswell Light and Power Department
  • City of Eaton Rapids
  • Grand Haven Board of Light and Power
  • Hart Hydro-Electric
  • Lowell Light and Power
  • Niles Utility Department
  • Village of Paw Paw
  • City of Petoskey
  • Portland Light and Power Board
  • City of St. Louis
  • City of Sturgis
  • Wyandotte Municipal Services
  • Zeeland Board of Public Works