Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates (Offered by 12 Utilities)

January 13, 2023


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: 

  • Beresford Municipal Utilities
  • Big Stone City Municipal Utilities
  • Brookings Municipal Utilities
  • Burke Municipal Utilities
  • City of Faith
  • City of Pickstown
  • Flandreau Municipal Utilities
  • Fort Pierre Municipal Utilities
  • Pierre Municipal Utilities
  • Vermillion Light & 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.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: South Dakota
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Bright Energy Solutions/Missouri River Energy Services
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
  • Windows
  • Other EE
  • LED Lighting
  • Level-2 Electric Vehicle Service Equipment
Incentive Amount: Air Purifier: $25
Clothes Washer: $25
Clothes Dryer: $25
LED Lighting: $1.50 - $4.00
Dehumidifier: $25
Dehumidifier Whole Home: $200
Central A/C: $150 - $300
Room A/C: $25
Central A/C or Heat Pump Tune-Up: $30
Heat-Pump Water Heater: $150
Air-Source Heat Pump (electric backup): $150 – $400
Air-Source Heat Pump (gas/propane backup): $800 – $1,200
Geothermal Heat Pump: $200/ton
Heat Pump Water Heaters: $150/unit
Programmable Thermostat: $25
ChargePoint ® Home Charger: $500
EV Survey: $50
Equipment Requirements: See program website.


Name: Bright Energy Solutions
Address: 3724 West Avera Drive (PO Box 88920)
Sioux Falls SD 57109
Phone: (605) 338-4042

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.