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Black Hills Power - Residential Customer Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/17/2014
Program Overview:
State: Wyoming
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Demand Controllers, Refrigerator Recycling
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Multi-Family Residential
Amount:Demand Control Unit Installation: $250
Air Source Heat Pumps: New $75 /ton, early retirement $200 /ton
Geothermal Heat Pumps: New $200 /ton, early retirement $300 /ton
Electric Furnace To Heat Pump Replacement: $1,500 / residence
Air Source Heat Pump Retro-commissioning: $60 (once per 5 year period)
Heat Pump Water Heater: $5 /gallon
Refrigerator: $40 Refrigerator Recycling: $30
Electric Storage Water Heater: $1.50 per gallon High Efficiency Water Heater: $1.50 per tank gallon Geothermal: A $104.95 heating and cooling system service check Advanced Power Strips: $10 CFL/LED lighting fixture: $10 Energy Audits: Free
Maximum Incentive:Electric Heat Pump: $1,500/system
Geothermal Heat Pump: $300
Eligible System Size:Heat Pumps: 1- 5 tons
Equipment Requirements:Air Source Heat Pump: 15 SEER, 8.5 HSPF minimum
Geothermal Heat Pump: 21 EER, 4.1 COP minimum
Electric Water Heater: .94 EF minimum
Refrigerator Recycling: 10 - 30 cubic feet, working condition
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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.

  Jim Keck
Black Hills Power
PO Box 1400
Rapid City, SD 57702
Phone: (800) 742-8948
Phone 2: (605) 721-2612
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