Rebates

Rebates

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Rebates and Incentives

Rebate funds are available to eligible members making an electric heating installation as a primary source of heating in a new or improved existing structure providing said installation meets with the established criteria.

Residential Heating System Incentives (single-family)

  • $600 Cash Rebate for Geothermal or Air to Air heat pump systems that have earned the Energy Star label from the US EPA/DOE
  • Minimum 2 ton unit required to qualify
  • Only one rebate will be paid per customer

Agricultural and Commercial Heating Incentives

  • Heat pumps $50/ton
  • Resistance heat $10/kw

Water Heater Rebate

Members who purchase a “lifetime” warranted electric water heater have the following rebates available: 

  • 50 Gallons or more - $6.00 per gallon
  • Water Heaters smaller than 50-gallon capacity do not qualify for load control or rebates

Each member who has purchased a “lifetime” warranted electric water heater must present a copy of the invoice in order to receive their rebate.

Electric water heaters currently under warranty are not eligible for a rebate.

The water heater must remain under the control of the load management system.

Some restrictions apply. Contact the Member Service Department for more information regarding eligibility.

Third-Party Irrigation Management Systems Rebate Requirements

The Cooperative will pay a one-time rebate of $750 per device for a third-party remote managed irrigation system provided that it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • New system eliminates the need for an East River load control receiver (irrigation controller).
  • Ability to ingest automated notice from East River of shed and restore via email, text, or voice.
  • Provide less than 15-minute latency from East River email to load shed/restore.
  • Provide distribution cooperative notice of customer bypass.
  • If a consumer who received a rebate discontinues third-party control within five
    years and requests an East River control be reinstalled, the consumer is required to
    pay for a new East River receiver up to $500 plus installation costs.

Third-Party Grain Dryer Management Systems Rebate Requirements

The Cooperative will pay a one-time rebate of $750 per device for a third-party remote managed Grain Dryer Management system provided that it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • New system eliminates the need for an East River load control receiver.
  • Ability to ingest automated notice from East River of shed and restore via email, text, or voice.
  • Provide less than 15-minute latency from East River email to load shed/restore.
  • Provide distribution cooperative notice of customer bypass.
  • If a consumer who received a rebate discontinues third-party control within five years and requests an East River control be reinstalled, the consumer is required to pay for a new East River receiver up to $500 plus installation costs.

This policy reflects the rebate amounts established by the current budgets and policies of East River Electric Power Cooperative and Bon Homme Yankton Electric Association, Inc. The specific rebate amounts listed in this policy are subject to change without notice.

Contact Bon Homme Yankton Electric for the rebate forms or for additional information.