Otter Tail Power Company - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
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|Program Name||Otter Tail Power Company - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program|
|Program Administrator||Otter Tail Power Company|
|Last updated||December 6th, 2018|
Otter Tail Power Company offers incentives to all residential customers in South Dakota to install energy efficient equipment in residences. Rebates are available for geothermal and air source heat pumps and electric water heaters. In addition, Otter Tail Power offers rebates for thermal storage technologies and residential demand control units, which help the utility minimize peak time energy use. There are a variety of different standards that must be met in order to qualify for these rebates; customers should check the program website for details. Receipts must be turned in with the program application in order to qualify for the rebate.
|Incentive Amount||Air-Conditioning Control (CoolSavings): $7/month|
Air-Source Heat Pump: $250/ton
Cold-Climate Heat Pump: $250 - $500
Geothermal Heat Pump: $500/ton
Grid-Enabled Water Heater: $200 - $400
Standard and Light Duty Water Heater: $150 - $300
Thermal Storage Unit: $40/kW
|Maximum Incentive||Thermal Storage Unit: Up to 200 kilowatts of thermal-storage installed|
|Eligible System Size||Electric Water Heater: must be 80 gallons or larger|
|Equipment Requirements||Electric Water Heater: Minimum efficiency rating of 90%|
Air Source Heat Pump: Varies depending on system type
Geothermal Heat Pump: minimum COP of 3.1 - 4.1 depending on type
|Installation Requirements||Electric Water Heater: must be installed on an off-peak rate|
Thermal Storage Unit: Minimum installation size of 9 kilowatts. Technologies must be installed on a qualified off-peak rate
Residential Demand Controller: customers must be on the RDC rate (rate 241)