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EVCS Rebates

On March 5, 2019, the Governor signed HB1258, giving spending authority for the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust funds. Of the $8,125,000 allotted to the state, a maximum of $1,218,750 can be used for electric vehicle charging station (EVCS) rebates. The Department will use VW funds from Category 9 (Light Duty ZEV Supply Equipment) as rebates for the project. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources administers the programs in South Dakota. Total rebate per the installation of an EVCS will be up to 80% of the cost.

Applicant Location Type Maximum Rebate Amount
Round 1 EVCS Rebates
VW Category 9
West River Electric Association * Wall DCFC/L2
$58,035
Watertown Municipal Utilities * Watertown DCFC/L2
$58,035
NorthWestern Energy Mitchell DCFC/L2
$58,035
NorthWestern Energy Chamberlain DCFC/L2
$58,035
Brookings Municipal Utilities * Brookings DCFC/L2
$58,035
West Central Electric Cooperative * Murdo DCFC/L2
$58,035
Sioux Valley Energy * Sioux Falls DCFC/L2
$58,035
Total for Round 1    
$116,070

* Withdrew after selected. Funds will we used in a future round.

Applicant Location Type Maximum Rebate Amount
Round 2 EVCS Rebates
VW Category 9
City of Vermillion Vermillion DCFC
$37,905
NorthWestern Energy Huron DCFC
$184,350
NorthWestern Energy Yankton DCFC
$184,350
NorthWestern Energy Aberdeen DCFC
$184,350
Oahe Electric Cooperative Pierre DCFC
$120,000
Red E Charging Brookings DCFC
$66,025
Red E Charging Murdo DCFC
$162,850
Red E Charging Spearfish DCFC
$162,850
Total for Round 2    
$1,102,680