Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 12/14/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Programmable Thermostats, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Demand Control Unit, Refrigerator Recycling
|Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
||Geothermal Heat Pumps
||Residential, Multi-Family Residential
|Amount:||Demand Control Unit Installation: $250|
Air Source Heat Pumps: $150 /ton
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $200 /ton
Electric Furnace To Heat Pump Replacement: $1,500 / residence
Air Source Heat Pump Retro-commissioning: $60 (once per 5 year period)
Water Heater: $1.50 /gallon ($100 bonus rebate with installation of Demand Control Unit)
Refrigerator Recycling: $30
Energy Audits: Free
|Maximum Incentive:||Electric Heat Pump: $600/home|
Geothermal Heat Pump: $1,500 for a single dwelling; $2,500 for a multi-family structure
Electric Resistance & Cove Heat: $500
|Eligible System Size:||Heat Pumps: 1- 5 tons|
|Equipment Requirements:||Air Source Heat Pump: 15 SEER, 8.5 HSPF minimum|
Geothermal Heat Pump: 15 SEER, 4.2 COP minimum
Electric Water Heater: .94 EF minimum
Refrigerator Recycling: 10 - 30 cubic feet, working condition
Black Hills Power offers cash rebates to residential customers who purchase and install energy efficient equipment in their homes. Incentives exist for water heaters, demand control units, air source and geothermal heat pumps, and refrigerator recycling. In addition to the incentives offered for equipment, Black Hills also provides free energy audits and reports. For more information on specific rebates, program terms and guidelines, and to access application forms, visit the program website or contact the utility directly.
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