Energy

Our goal is to connect all community members to resources that help save energy and money. View the information below, including our new Energy Action Plan, to learn how to start taking action today in your home or business!

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  1. Homeowners & Renters
  2. Business Owners & Renters
  3. Multi-Family Property Owners & Managers
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Homeowners and Renters

From adjusting your behavior to replacing old equipment, you can decrease your energy usage and costs, and your environmental impact. 

Featured Event | Home Energy Squad Visit Giveaway at Winter Clothing Swap!

The City is partnering with Xcel Energy to offer FREE Home Energy Squad® visits to the FIRST 50 PARTICIPANTS of our Winter Clothing Swap on October 26! Home Energy Squad® energy experts can help find ways to lower your bill and increase your home’s year-round comfort. Find event information here.

Sign Up for a Home Energy Audit

Increasing your home's energy efficiency can decrease your energy usage, lower energy costs, and improve your home's comfort. Schedule a home energy audit to help discover what low-cost energy-saving opportunities are available for your home. Free visits are available to income-qualified households in Inver Grove Heights. Contact Home Energy Squad (651-328-6220) to schedule your visit today or to request more information.  

Energy Bill Assistance

  • CAP Payment Assistance: Are your energy bills difficult to manage? If so, assistance may be available. Learn if you are eligible for energy bill payment assistance by contacting Community Action Partnership (CAP) for Scott, Carver and Dakota Counties (651-322-3500). If eligible, you will also receive a referral to a local weatherization assistance program for additional assistance. 
  • Energy Bill Consultations: Free energy bill consultations are available to help you find ways to save money and answer questions about your home energy bill. The Citizens Utility Board (CUB), a non-profit consumer advocate, offers free energy bill consultations. A 30-minute consultation helps the average household save $150 in the first year. Contact CUB at info@cubminnesota.org or call 651-300-4701 ext. 2 to schedule a consultation.    

Energy Savings Tips

Be an energy-efficiency champion at home! Check out Xcel Energy’s 101 Energy Saving Tips and get started today.

Home Improvement Rebates

Discover rebates available for replacing heating and cooling equipment, water heaters, insulation and more.

Home Improvement Low-Interest Financing

Low-interest financing is also available to help fund home improvement projects.

Go Green with Renewable Energy

Learn how to support renewable energy by joining utility subscription programs, installing solar panels and more.

Support the IGH Energy Action PlanIGH Energy Action Plan

On March 8, 2021, the City Council approved the Inver Grove Heights Energy Action Plan, which sets new goals and strategies to save energy and money communitywide. Over a seven-month period, 22 community stakeholders helped the city create the plan through a free two-year collaboration with Xcel Energy. To learn about the Energy Action Plan and how you can take action today in your home or business, view our Executive Summary or the full Energy Action Plan.

Questions?

Email Environmental Specialist Ally Sutherland or call 651-604-8511