Incentive Programs Available in Pierre, SD

Welcome to our website! Now is the time to invest in energy-smart products and take advantage of the cash incentives offered to you by Pierre Municipal Utilities. We offer a variety of energy efficiency programs that can help you lower your utility bills.



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Available Cash-Incentive Programs in Pierre SD
Commercial Refrigeration  
Compressed Air System Efficiency  
Custom Incentive for Businesses (E)  
Food Service for Businesses (E)  
Heating and Cooling for Businesses (E)  
Lighting New Construction for Businesses  
Lighting Retrofit for Businesses  
Pump and VFDs for Businesses  
Specialty Measures for Businesses (E)  
Targeted Audit  
Pierre Municipal Utilities
Success Stories
Lighting improvements save nearly $10,000 per year
With an electric bill of nearly $200,000 per year, management for the Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center (DLCCC) decided to retrofit its building’s lighting system to save energy and reduce electric costs. The 99,000 square-foot DLCC [...]

Total Ag receives rebates for energy efficiency
Total Ag recently completed its new facility in Hillsboro, and received $17,791 in rebates using the Bright Energy Solutions programs for new lighting, solar blocking window film, regulated speed air compressor, variable frequency drives, geothe [...]
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Energy Tips
Refrigerators

  • Consider skipping the ice-maker and dispenser. Automatic ice-makers and through-the-door dispensers increase energy use by 14-20 percent. They also raise the purchase price by $75 to $250.

  • If you buy a new refrigerator, be sure to recycle your old one. Replacing a fridge from the 1980s with an ENERGY STAR model can save $100 per year on your utility bill. Replacing a 1970s model can save up to $200 per year!

  • Consider buying a refrigerator with a top-mounted freezer. Models with top-mounted freezers use 10 to 25 percent less energy than bottom-mount or side-by-side models.

  • Purchase an appropriately sized refrigerator. Generally, the larger the refrigerator, the greater the energy consumption. The most energy-efficient models are typically 16-20 cubic feet.

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