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Nebraska HEAT Program -  Water Heater Rebate Form

Earn rebates on qualifying natural gas water heating equipment. Natural gas water heater must be connected to the Black Hills Energy natural gas distribution system in Nebraska.

For more information on eligibility, click here.

Customer information

Rebate check will be issued to name listed on the Black Hills Energy account.


Rebate check will be issued to name listed on the Black Hills Energy account.
City, State, ZIP

Water heater information

This natural gas water heater replaces what type of energy?

How will you be providing proof of purchase?

How will you be providing your proof of purchase?
Please upload your proof of purchase (must include cost breakdown, model, serial number, Btu and AFUE efficiency of heating system).
One file only.
48 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, png.

Please email your proof of purchase to bhehotheat@a-tec.com.

Please fax this required certificate and your proof of purchase (must include cost breakdown, model, serial number, Btu and AFUE efficiency of heating system) to: 877-932-0558 or 515-244-0558

Please allow 6-8 weeks for processing.

Please mail this required certificate and your proof of purchase (must include cost breakdown, model, serial number, Btu and AFUE efficiency of heating system) to:

Black Hills Energy
c/o Nebraska HEAT HOT Rebate Program

P.O. Box 5167
Des Moines, IA 50305

Please allow 6-8 weeks for processing.

Terms and conditions

Earn rebates on qualifying natural gas water heating equipment. Incentives available to Black Hills Nebraska Gas, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy jurisdictional residential and commercial customers as follows:

Water heater size Efficiency rating Rebates
Tank Water Heater with installed nameplate input 30,000 - 79,999 Btu/hr
(normal size residential water heater)

Tank Water Heaters with UEF of less than or equal to 0.57

$75
Tank Water Heaters with installed nameplate input 30,000 - 79,999 Btu/hr
(normal size energy efficient residential water heater)
Tank Water Heaters with UEF of 0.58 or higher $150
Tank Water Heaters with installed nameplate input 80,000 BTUs/hr and up Tank Water Heaters with UEF of less than or equal to 0.57 $150
Tankless On-Demand Water Heaters Tankless On-Demand Water Heaters with UEF of 0.81 or higher $300


Program Guidelines

  • Natural gas water heater must be new.
  • Natural gas water heater must be purchased from a qualified equipment vendor.
  • Natural gas water heater installation is subject to verification by Black Hills Energy employees.
  • Natural gas water heater must be connected to the Black Hills Energy natural gas distribution system in Nebraska.
  • Call 855-281-9157 to verify eligibility.


Terms and conditions

Offer good to Black Hills Nebraska Gas, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy jurisdictional residential and commercial customers in Nebraska only. The HEAT program is subject to rules and regulations of the Nebraska Public Service Commission and the Tariff of Black Hills Energy, which may be changed from time to time. The HEAT Program is not available to Agricultural, interruptible, or High-Volume customers as defined in the State Natural Gas Regulation Act, and the Tariff of Black Hills Energy. In addition, contractors or builders constructing single family homes are not eligible for HEAT rebates. The rebate amount not to exceed the cost of heating equipment. Cannot be combined with other HEAT rebates for the same piece of equipment. Water heater and furnace replacements installed under a customer acquired home warranty program are excluded as Qualified Appliances under the HEAT program. However, Black Hills Energy, at its sole discretion, may allow additional costs related to those classes of appliance replacement if such cost is directly related to deductible or a customer-shared appliance replacement expense. Purchases of refurbished or previously sold models do not qualify for this HEAT promotion. This HEAT certificate is not transferable. Omission of sales receipt or any other information will delay processing or disqualify your request. All submitted proofs of purchase become the property of Black Hills Energy and cannot be returned. Black Hills Energy is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, misdirected or postage-due requests/mail. Keep a copy for your files. All claims subject to audit. Offer subject to terms and conditions of program. For Customers located in Black Hills Energy’s Tariff Rate Areas One, Two, or Three, the HEAT rebates will only apply to appliances purchased and/or installed after March 1, 2021. The HEAT program was not  effective in those rate areas prior to March 1, 2021, accordingly installation of those appliances do not qualify for rebates under the HEAT program. Rebate request forms should be submitted to Company within twelve months of purchase date but must be submitted to the Company no later than twenty-four months of the purchase date. Funding of the rebates is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

More information

For more information, call 855-281-9157 or 515-281-9157, or email bhehotheat@a-tec.com.