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Residential Electric Heat and Air Conditioning Program

Sioux Valley Energy offers energy efficiency and conservation programs to save you money.  Members who qualify for the electric heat rate save big by installing a separate sub-meter to calculate the reduced heating rate per kilowatt hour for the billing cycles of October through April.  Former Alliant Energy customers are eligible for ENERGY STAR heat pump rebates but not for the reduced electric heat rate or air conditioning credit at this time.

Electric Heat Programs for ENERGY STAR heat pumps

  • Rebates. will be issued for the installation of ENERGY STAR heat pumps.  A $200 rebate will be given for an ENERGY STAR air-to-air heat pump, (minimum 8.5 HSPF rating, 2 ton) with a non-electric back up system.  A $600 rebate will be given for an ENERGY STAR air-to-air heat pump with an all-electric back up system or for a geothermal heat pump.
  • In addition to the rebate, members can take advantage of low interest financing for heat pump equipment.  Loans are available up to $10,000 at 5% interest with a 7 year term.
  • The sub-meter equipment is installed free of charge.
  • An AHRI certificate or verification of make, model and HSPF rating is required along with a final invoice to process rebates.

Electric Heat Programs non-ENERGY STAR heat pumps

  • The sub-meter equipment is installed free of charge.
  • Rebates are not available for systems that don't meet the minimum HSPF rating of 8.5.
  • Loans are available up to $10,000 at 5% interest with a 7 year term.

Electric Heat Programs for electric resistance

  • Members can participate in the reduced electric heat rate program fro electric resistance equipment.  The sub-meter equipment is installed FREE of charge for electric resistance equipment more than 5kW.  A $200 fee applies for 5kW and under.
  • Rebates and loans are not available for electric resistance.

Air Conditioning Credit

Members who agree to connect central air conditioners/heat pumps to Sioux Valley Energy's load management system qualify for a $6 credit per month for the billing cycles of May through September with a minimum total electric usage of 300 kWh per month.  

Please contact the Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for additional information or to sign up for these programs.  Rates and programs are subject to change without notice.

Commercial Electric Heat Program

  • A rebate of $50 per ton is available up to a maximum of 150 tons for commercial facilities, apartment complexes and non-residential applications installing a heat pump.
  • A rebate of $10 per kW is available up to a maximum 600 kW for commercial facilities, apartment complexes and non-residential applications installing electric resistance heating equipment.
  • System verification/AHRI certification and final invoice are required to process rebates.
  • A separate sub-meter to calculate the reduced electric heat rate for the billing cycles of October through April can be installed unless you are on the large power rate.  The sub-meter equipment is installed free of charge for heat pumps and for electric resistance heat equipment over 5kW. (A $200 fee applies if it is 5kW and under.  Apartment complexes up to 8-units can be sub-metered for the reduce rate,  Complexes over 8-units with all electric heat will receive a reduced monthly basic service fee for the occupants. Fees also apply for the installation of sub-meter equipment connected to three-phase heating systems.
  • Commercial Heat Instructions
  • Commercial Heat Rebate Form

*Rates and programs are subject to change or end without notice.

Former Alliant Energy customers are eligible for commercial rebates but not for the reduced electric heat rate at this time.

 

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