We offer a variety of energy efficiency programs — including rebates, energy audits and low-income programs — to help our customers manage energy costs. In addition, we also offer the following energy assistance programs and information.
Black Hills Cares improving life for those in need
Black Hills Cares helps eligible customers in need pay their Black Hills Energy bills or emergency energy-related expenses. The program uses voluntary tax-deductible donations from our customers and employees. We match those contributions dollar for dollar.
In the past 10 years, Black Hills Cares provided more than $4 million in customer, employee and company donations to assist those in need.
How you can help
To give, check the box on your payment stub to indicate the donation of your choice.
- If you select the Round Up option, we’ll automatically round up your monthly bill to the next dollar and donate the difference.
- The recurring monthly donation is another great way you can help. Select a donation amount on your payment stub or write in an amount that fits your budget in the “Other” field.
- You can also make a one-time donation with your monthly bill payment. Just write in your donation amount in the “One-time” field on your payment stub.
- If you donate through Round Up or a recurring monthly amount, we’ll add that amount to your utility bill until you let us know to discontinue your enrollment. If at any time you want to stop your donation, call us at .
We recognize that there are times when you might face challenges paying your bills. We want to make sure that we leave no stone unturned in assisting you with keeping your service connected.
The Black Hills Energy Assistance Program (BHEAP) provides bill-payment assistance for income-qualified customers.
An energy gift is a great way to show someone you care. To present another customer with an energy ... gift toward an energy bill payment, complete and submit the form.
Every hour of every day, hundreds of people need essential human services. If you need help, you can reach out to one of these local agencies.