Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates (Offered by 11 Utilities) (South Dakota)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place South Dakota

Name Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates (Offered by 11 Utilities)
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Ceiling Fan, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dehumidifiers, Dishwasher, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Windows, Room Air Conditioners, Geothermal Heat Pumps, LED Lighting, Refrigerator Recycling, Heat Pump Water Heaters, Air Handler with ECM
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Ceiling Fan: $25

Clothes Washer: $50
Decorative Light String: $3.50/string (6 string limit)
Dehumidifier: $10
Dishwasher: $25
Refrigerator: $50
Room A/C: $15
Central A/C: $100
Furnace with ECM: $150
Air Handler with ECM: $150
Air-Source Heat Pump: $200 - $350
Geothermal Heat Pump: $200/ton
Desuperheater: $250
Heat Pump Water Heaters: $300

Equipment Requirements Appliances must be Energy Star Certified

Central A/C: minimum 14.5 SEER
Air-Source Heat Pump: minimum 18.0 SEER, 8.2 HSPF
Geothermal Heat Pump: minimum 15.1 SEET, 3.0 COP

Program Administrator Bright Energy Solutions/Missouri River Energy Services

Last DSIRE Review 2012-08-13
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Bright Energy Solutions offers energy efficiency cash incentive programs to residential and business customers of municipal utilities that are members of Missouri River Energy Services. In South Dakota, this includes:

  • Big Stone City Municipal Utilities
  • Brookings Municipal Utilities
  • Burke Municipal Utilities
  • City of Pickstown
  • City of Faith
  • Flandreau Municipal Utilities
  • Fort Pierre Municipal Utilities
  • Pierre Municipal Utilities
  • Vermillion Light and Power
  • Watertown Municipal Utilities Dept.
  • Winner Municipal Utilities

Rebates are offered for a variety of efficient technologies and measures including: appliances, HVAC, lighting, and custom projects. Rebates vary from one participating utility to another. For specific details on the incentives offered by a particular utility, be sure to check that program's webpage.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Bright Energy Solutions
Department Missouri River Energy Services

Address 3724 West Avera Drive
Address 2 PO Box 88920
Place Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Zip/Postal Code 57109
Phone (605) 338-4042


  • 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"