Black Hills Energy (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Program

July 15, 2022


Black Hills Energy offers multiple programs for Colorado commercial and industrial customers to save natural gas in eligible facilities. The commercial prescriptive rebate program provides standardized, predetermined rebates to commercial customers that install or upgrade energy efficient equipment recommended by an energy evaluation. Black Hills Energy also offers the custom rebate program to commercial and industrial customers for projects that reduce energy usage. All custom incentives are calculated based upon energy savings above the program standard. Additionally, new construction incentives are available for new buildings which incorporate efficient design techniques and equipment. Visit the program website for more information on these offerings.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Colorado
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Black Hills Energy
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Furnaces
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Caulking/Weather-stripping
  • Building Insulation
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Commercial Cooking Equipment
Incentive Amount: Additional incentives available, see program site for detailed breakdown.

New Construction: $0.60 - $1.70/therm
Design Team Incentive: $1,000 - $3,500
Furnace: $200 - $400
Setback/Smart Thermostat: Up to $100
Commercial Cooking Equipment: Varies, see website
Wall Insulation: $895
Infiltration Control: $0.50 per perimeter of windows in feet
Custom: Varies, see website
Equipment Requirements: See program website.


This program has 3 incentives
Technologies: Programmable Thermostats
Sectors: Commercial
Parameters: The incentive has a minimum of $100.00
Technologies: Building Insulation
Sectors: Commercial
Parameters: The incentive is 895.00 $
Technologies: Furnaces
Sectors: Commercial
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of $200.00, The incentive has a minimum of $400.00


Name: Efficiency Programs
Organization: Black Hills Energy
Address: 625 Ninth Street
Rapid City 57701
Phone: (888) 391-8702

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.