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Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 12/17/2012
Program Overview:
State: South Dakota
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Equipment Insulation, Water Heaters, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Building Insulation, Motors, Motor VFDs, Custom/Others pending approval, Led Exit Signs, Vending Machine Controls, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Food Service Equipment, Commercial New Construction, Non-Residential Energy Analysis, Ice Makers, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Schools, Construction, Agricultural, Institutional, All Non-Residential Customers
Amount:Variable-Speed Drives: $30/HP
Clothes Washer: $100
Dishwasher: $20
T8/T5 Fluorescent Lighting: $6-$42/fixture
Lighting Occupancy Sensors: $20/sensor
Pulse Start Metal Halide Lighting: $25 or $50/fixture
LED Exit Sign: $5/sign
LED Traffic Lighting: $20-$50/retrofit
Room Air Conditioners: $25
Central Air Conditioners: $100-$200 or $50/EER x tons
Air/Water Source Heat Pumps: $100-$400 + $50/EER x tons
Ground-Source Heat Pumps: $300/ton + $300/new ground loop installation ton
Packaged Terminal A/C or Heat Pumps: $50/unit
Chillers: ($400 x kW/ton + $10) x tons
Electric Water Heaters: $50
Programmable Thermostats: $25
Motors: $25 - $1,595
Ice Makers: $100
Solid/Glass Door Refrigerators: $100-$225
Solid Door Freezers: $50-$125
Hot Food Holding Cabinets: $250
Attic/Roof/Ceiling Insulation: $0.015 x R-value increase x sq. ft. area
Sidewall Insulation: $0.01 x R-value increase x sq. ft. area
Installation Requirements:Motors and VSDs: Installations must meet the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers’ IEEE 519, current ANSI standards.
Insulation: Starting at R-11 or less and upgrading to R-30
Expiration Date:12/31/2012
Web Site:

MidAmerican Energy offers a variety of incentives for their commercial customers to improve the energy efficiency of their facilities. Qualified equipment includes air conditioners, heat pumps, motors, lighting measures, water heaters, cooking equipment and refrigeration equipment. For information, including detailed incentive amounts and rebate applications, interested customers should call 800-894-9599 or visit the program web site listed above.

  EnergyAdvantage Programs
MidAmerican Energy Company
P.O. Box 4628
Des Moines, IA 50305-4628
Phone: (800) 894-9599
Fax: (515) 244-8825
Web Site:
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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