Rebate and Incentive Programs

Rebate programs are valid through the end of each year. Rebate dollars are limited and are issued on a first come-first served basis. Programs are subject to change or end without notice. Please contact our Energy Services Specialist for more information at 1-800-234-1960 or via email at sheila.gross@siouxvalleyenergy.com. For details on each program, click on the link below: 

Marathon:
Purchase the last water heater you will ever need to buy for your home! Sioux Valley Energy sells Marathon water heaters that carry a lifetime tank/6-year parts warranty. Your choice of size--50, 85 or 100 gallon for $400 plus applicable tax with participation in the load management program. Please call ahead to place your order.(The special upfront pricing is in lieu of a load management billing credit. Warranty is subject to proper installation and conditions per manufacturer guidelines. Warranty and repair services are offered through the cooperative. Rental applications and secondary homeowners have a limited warranty.)

  • SIZES:
  • 50 gallon - 23 ½” x 66 ¾”
  • 85 gallon - 28 ¼ “x 70 ¼”
  • 100 gallon- 30 ¼“ x 70 ¾“

Westinghouse:
Sioux Valley Energy sells Westinghouse water heaters that carry a lifetime tank/6-year parts warranty for the original purchaser. Your choice of size--80 or 115 gallon for $400 plus applicable tax with participation in the load management program. Please call ahead to place your order.

  • SIZES:
  • 80 gallon 23.25” x 71.5”
  • 115 gallon 27” x 73”

*Warranty is subject to proper installation and conditions per manufacturer guidelines. Warranty and repair services are offered through the cooperative. Rental applications have a limited warranty and there is no warranty for secondary owners.

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

SmartHub allows you to manage all aspects of your electric account online or with your mobile device. Review and pay your bills, receive outage notifications, manage your usage, report service issues, and so much more. Sign up for paperless billing and auto pay and receive a bill credit! $10 one-time credit for paperless billing per account. Receive an extra $5 per account if you enroll in autopay in addition to paperless billing. Credits apply only to new sign-ups.

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming a hot item in the auto world, with many manufacturers offering at least one model. Improved versions are on the horizon and for good reason. EVs provide environmental advantages and tax credits, along with lower operating costs, often balancing out the initial investment. They require no oil changes, belts, air filters, spark plugs and many other parts that occasionally need replacement in a gasoline car. Charge up with clean, American made electricity.

  • EV Rate Options
    • Time of Use Rate (TOU)*: Take advantage of off-peak rates for EV charging and whole home usage
    • Sub-meter Rate: Sub-meter your Level 2 Charger to take advantage of off-peak evening charging as low as 5.44 cents per kWh.
  • EV Rebate Options - Click HERE to download the EV Charger Rebate form
    • Rebate for a level 2 charger: Up to $250 with the installation of a sub-meter or up to $500 with participation in the TOU rate. Click HERE to download the EV Charger Rebate form.
    • Rebate for one year’s worth of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs)-- Choose to have 100% of your energy come entirely from renewables for the first 12 months after the purchase of an electric vehicle

*The Time of Use Rate (TOU) was developed for members who are seeking opportunities to have a direct impact on their electric bill through their conservation efforts and daily usage habits. Contact the billing department to sign up for a three-month risk-free trial period to get acclimated to the new rate structure without the concern of paying a higher amount than the regular rate program. Use SmartHub to manage and review your usage.

  • 15.35 cents per kWh from 7-10 a.m. and 4-9 p.m.
  • 5.44 cents per kWh any other time of the day (compared to regular rate of 9.55 cents)
  • Members with electric heat will continue to receive the reduced heat rate
  • Former Alliant Energy customers have a different TOU available per PUC agreement

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

The Time of Use Rate (TOU) was developed for members who are seeking opportunities to have a direct impact on their electric bill through their conservation efforts and daily usage habits. Contact the billing department to sign up for a three-month risk-free trial period to get acclimated to the new rate structure without the concern of paying a higher amount than the regular rate program. Use SmartHub to manage and review your usage.

  • 15.35 cents per kWh from 7-10 a.m. and 4-9 p.m.
  • 5.44 cents per kWh any other time of the day (compared to regular rate of 9.55 cents)
  • Members with electric heat will continue to receive the reduced heat rate
  • Former Alliant Energy customers have a different TOU available per PUC agreement

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

Sealing and insulating the envelope of your home is a cost-effective way to improve energy efficiency and comfort. Sioux Valley Energy offers a weatherization rebate of 20% of the project costs up to a maximum of $1,000 towards weatherization improvements to an existing home.

To qualify for the rebate:

  • Improvements include adding insulation, air sealing measures, replacing windows that are single pane, double pane with metal frames or are non-functioning, and replacing non-insulated exterior doors.
  • *SVE must conduct an energy audit prior to the work being performed.
  • Replacement products must be Energy Star Certified in the Northern Climate Zone. Homes newly constructed within the last five years are not eligible.
  • Loans for weatherization improvement projects are also available upon credit approval. Loan funds can be issued up to $10,000, 5% interest rate and seven-year repayment plan.

*Energy Audits: Members with existing homes can select the energy audit level that fits their needs. The audit recommendation report will provide weatherization and energy saving techniques.

  • LEVEL 1 - $45 plus tax: On-site walk-through assessment for members considering weatherization upgrades.
  • LEVEL 2 - $175 plus tax: On-site energy audit inspection provided by a certified energy advisor with options of infrared camera imaging and blower door testing.
  • Members will also receive a complimentary weatherization kit with a level 1 or level 2 audit.

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

Heating and cooling use the largest chunk of your home energy dollars. When you choose electric, you know it’s clean, reliable and safe, but it can also be very efficient. It’s tough to beat the efficiency of an electric heat pump that not only cools your home in the summer, but also heats it in the winter.

HEAT PUMP REBATES

  • $200 - air source heat pump with HSPF rating of 8.5 to 9.9 and $400 for HSPF rating of 10 and above with non-electric back-up heat
  • $600 - air source heat pump with HSPF rating of 8.5 to 9.9 and $800 for HSPF rating of 10 and above with all electric back-up heat
  • $800 – geothermal heat pump

ELECTRIC HEAT RATE: A sub-meter can be installed on electric heat equipment to receive a reduced rate for the billing cycles of October-April. The sub-meter is free for heat pumps two ton or larger and electric resistance heat over 5 kW, or a $200 installation fee is charged. Members who connect central air conditioners or heat pumps to load management qualify for a $6 credit per month for the billing cycles of May-September with a minimum total electric usage of 300 kWh. (*Former Alliant Energy customers are not eligible for the heat rate or AC credit.)

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

A sub-meter can be installed on electric heat equipment to receive a reduced rate for the billing cycles of October-April. The sub-meter is free for heat pumps two ton or larger and electric resistance heat over 5 kW, or a $200 installation fee is charged. Members who connect central air conditioners or heat pumps to load management qualify for a $6 credit per month for the billing cycles of May-September with a minimum total electric usage of 300 kWh. (*Former Alliant Energy customers are not eligible for the heat rate or AC credit.)

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.


A one-time rebate of $750 per device is available for a third-party remote managed irrigation system that allows SVE to control usage during peak times. Members participating in the load management program receive a reduced rate per metered kW for the billing cycles of June through September. (*Former Alliant Energy customers are not eligible.)

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

Sioux Valley Energy is offering a LED Yard Light fixture replacement rebate.

  • The LED yard light rebate program provides a one-time $30 rebate for the installation of a replacement yard light. It must be an Energy Star or Design Lights Consortium (DLC) rated yard light fixture for a member-owned yard light.
  • The program is intended to replace yard lights that commonly run from dusk to dawn and are controlled through photo eye sensors during daylight hours.
  • The rebate is available for LED fixtures only (not the bulb) that are purchased, installed and applied for in the current year.
  • A copy of proof of purchase/sales receipt and documentation verifying equipment information is required within 90 days of purchase.
  • Rebates will be applied as a credit to your electric account.

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

LED Yard Light Rebate Form

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

Electric heat rebates are available for agricultural, commercial and multi-family facilities. Heat pumps are rebated at $50/ton up to 150 tons. Electric resistance heating equipment is rebated at $10/kW up to 600 kW.

  • A sub-meter can be installed on electric heat equipment to receive a reduced rate for the billing cycles of October - April.
  • The sub-meter is free for heat pumps two ton or larger and electric resistance heat over 5 kW, or a $200 installation fee is charged. (*Former Alliant Energy customers are not eligible for the heat rate.)
  • Fees apply for sub-metering three-phase equipment.
  • The electric heat rate is not available for large power accounts. Apartments up to 8 units can be sub-metered for the reduced rate. Tenants in all-electric heated apartments larger than 8 units can receive a reduced basic service fee in lieu of sub-metering.

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

Rebates are available for retrofit LED lighting projects in existing agricultural and commercial facilities. A rebate of $.10 cents per watt saved up to 50% of the project costs or a maximum rebate of $1,000 per account is available (lifetime member maximum of $5,000).

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

Sioux Valley Energy will reimburse commercial power customers half of the cost, up to $1,000, for a third-party commercial energy audit. Contact Sioux Valley Energy to schedule a certified weatherization audit for a commercial building to evaluate insulation, windows, doors, air sealing measures, and lighting, along with utilizing infrared technology for $200 plus mileage. Extra fees will apply for accounts with multiple structures.

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

Loans up to $10,000, at 5% interest with a seven-year term are available to assist qualifying members in purchasing heat pumps and weatherization products.

Call our Energy Services Department at 800-234-1960 for more information.

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