Otter Tail Power Company - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (South Dakota)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Otter Tail Power Company - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial|
|Eligible Technologies||Boilers, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Motors, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Thermal Storage Technology|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Lighting (Hard-Wired Systems): $0.20/watt of demand reduction |
Lighting (Screw-In CFL/LED): $0.05/watt of demand reduction
|Eligible System Size|| Water Heaters: must have a minimum of 120 gallons of storage capacity for per kw rebate, minimum of 50 gallons for flat rebate amounts.|
Thermal Storage Units: minimum of 9 kW; rebate per kW varies by energy savings and rate schedule
|Equipment Requirements|| Split-System Heat Pump: 14.5 SEER, 12.0 EER, 8.2 HSPF|
Package Terminal Heat Pumps: 11.0 EER, 8.0 HSPF
|Installation Requirements|| Water Heaters: must be installed on an off-peak rate|
Thermal Storage Units: must be installed on Deferred-Load , RDC, or Fixed-time-of-delivery rate
|Maximum Incentive|| Water Heaters: $5,000 |
Lighting: over $4,500 must be preapproved
|Program Administrator||Otter Tail Power Company|
|Date added to DSIRE||2006-05-28|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-04-18|
Otter Tail Power Company offers incentives to all of its commercial customers in South Dakota to install energy efficient equipment in eligible facilities. Rebates are available for geothermal and air source heat pumps, lighting, and motors as well as multiple high-efficiency electric heating technologies, including hot water heaters and thermal storage technologies.
The Lighting Project provides rebates to commercial and industrial customers that purchase a variety of energy-efficient lighting technologies listed on the program web site. Rebates for most hard-wired systems are 20 cents per watt of demand reduction. Screw-in compact fluorescent rebates are 5 cents per watt of demand reduction. The Energy-Efficient Motor Rebate Project is designed to encourage customers to purchase higher-efficiency replacement motors. Motor rebates vary depending on motor size. A variety of performance based rebates are offered for electric water heating and thermal storage technologies. These rebates are based upon kW demand reduction. All installments must meet certain energy efficiency standards to qualify. Receipts must be turned in with the program application in order to qualify for the rebate. Visit the program website for more information and specific equipment requirements.
|Contact Name||Customer Service - OTPC|
|Department||Otter Tail Power Company|
|Address||PO Box 496|
|Address 2||215 S Cascade Street|
|Place||Fergus Falls, Minnesota|
|Phone 2||(218) 739-8200|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.