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Rebates & Savings

Electric Rebate Program

Bright Energy Solutions is a unique portfolio of energy efficiency cash-incentive programs that will help residential and business customers reduce their electric energy costs and operate more efficiently. The program is offered to residential and business customers in Brookings through Brookings Municipal Utilities and Missouri River Energy Services (MRES).

Residential Rebates

Now is a great time to improve your home's energy efficiency! Our rebate programs offer several types of rebates for residential accounts. If you are purchasing LED Lights, appliances, or heating/cooling systems, be sure to check out the rebate forms in the link below.

Looking for somebody that can help you save money? The link below provides a list of local contractors that can help your energy efficiency project become a reality.

Call or contact our team if you have any rebate questions.
2024 Residential Rebate Forms

Business Rebates

Brookings Municipal Utilities offers a variety of rebates that help businesses save money. Installing energy-efficient equipment will not only qualify for cash rebates, it will help improve your bottom line well into the future. BMU understands that every business is different, so custom rebates are also available for energy-saving measures that are not covered by the standard rebate.

The link below also provides a list of local contractors that can help your business become more energy efficient.

Call or contact our team to schedule a meeting to discuss your rebate options.
2024 Business Rebate Forms
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Ways to Save on your Electric Bill

Brookings Municipal Utilities wants to help customers identify where they use energy and how it may be used more efficiently. Here are a handful of resources to get you started.

Home Energy Saver

The Home Energy Saverâ„¢ tool empowers homeowners and renters to save money, live better, and help the earth by reducing energy use in their homes.

Try it out
Home Energy Yardstick

Assess the energy efficiency of your home and see how it measures up. Answering a few questions will compare your energy usage to similar homes in our area.

Compare Now
ENERGY STAR Appliances

Shopping for new appliances? Check out ENERGY STAR's listing of the most efficient appliances for this year. These truly represent the BEST of ENERGY STAR.

Refrigerator Usage

Find our how much your old refrigerator or freezer costs to operate and how much you can save by 'flipping' it to ENERGY STAR.

Flip your Fridge
Choose the Right Light

Looking to replace a light bulb? Let this guide take you through 3 easy steps to choose the right shape, color, and brightness to fit your needs.

Find your Light Guide
Smart Thermostats

A Smart Thermostat is a critical part of using energy efficiently. Almost half your annual energy bill goes towards heating and cooling.

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Use Water Wisely

You already know using water wisely makes sense, but where should you start? Take a look at some of our water-saving resources below:

WaterSense Calculator

Use this simple calculator to estimate how much water, energy, and money you can save by installing WaterSense labelled products in your home or apartment.

WaterSense Calculator
Track down Sneaky Leaks

Are you ready to chase down those leaks? Household leaks can waste nearly 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide. Learn how to find and fix leaks.

Fix A Leak Tips
Make your Yard Greener

Did you know that 30% of the water used by the average household is devoted to outdoor water use? Having a beautiful landscape doesn't have to mean wasting water or money.

Is Your Watering Under Control?