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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/23/2014
Program Overview:
State: South Dakota
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Room Air Conditioners, Clotheswasher, Ground-source heat pumps
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Room Air Conditioning Unit: $40
Central Air Conditioning: $150 - $1,625
Air-to-Air Heat Pumps: $150 - $1,700
Add-on Heat Pumps: $150 - $1700
Ground-source heat pumps: up to $3,300
Clothes washers: $300
Programmable thermostats: $25
Equipment Requirements:Natural gas furnace: AFUE minimum of 0.95
Central air conditioner: SEER minimum of 14
Room air conditioners:ENERGY STARĀ®-rated
Air-to-air and add-on heat pump: SEER minimum of 14, HSPF minimum 0f 8
Efficient fan motor for natural gas furnaces: CEE air handling ratio < 0.02
Ground-source heat pump: Minimum EER of 14, COP of 3
Clothes washer:ENERGY STARĀ®-rated
Programmable thermostat: 5-1-1, 5-2 or 7-day
Start Date:01/01/2014
Expiration Date:12/31/2014
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MidAmerican Energy offers a variety of incentives for residential customers to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Eligible customers are eligible for rebates on water heaters, air conditioners, air-source heat pumps and room ac units. Customers should see the equipment brochure for more rebate information and equipment requirements, or visit the web site below and choose their state under the Energy Efficiency tab. All equipment must meet full program requirements.

  EnergyAdvantage Programs
MidAmerican Energy Company
P.O. Box 7232
Des Moines, IA 50309-7232
Phone: (800) 894-9599
Fax: (515) 244-8825
Web Site:
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