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Financial Incentive Program

Place Montana

Name Black Hills Power - Residential Customer Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Heat pumps, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Demand Controllers, Refrigerator Recycling
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
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

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

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 and Cove Heat: $500

Program Administrator Black Hills Power
Date added to DSIRE 2008-11-24
Last DSIRE Review 2012-12-17
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


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.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Residential BlackHills Program
Department Black Hills Power

Address PO BOX 1400

Place Rapid City, South Dakota
Zip/Postal Code 57702
Phone (800) 742-8948
Phone 2 (605) 721-2612


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"