Home Energy & Rebates

All current rebate offerings are listed on this page. Please scroll down to see the full listing and find your rebate amount. All rebates and incentives may be available to residents, homeowners, renters, and landlords within the MGED service area. Once you have followed the preparation instructions and made your purchase, you'll apply online through the Energy New England rebate website link by clicking on "Ready to Apply".

MGED follows the latest state guidelines, offering rebates on specific technologies for the highest level of energy savings per budget dollar. Even though some Energy-Star qualified appliances are not included, we still encourage buying these more-efficient appliances whenever you are shopping for a new refrigerator, washer, or room air conditioner. Their lower energy use will save you many dollars during their useful life.

MGED Rebates 2022

New! Cordless Electric Yard Equipment

  • Reduce carbon emissions and promote electrification by using cordless electric yard equipment.
  • Battery-powered yard equipment does not require gasoline or oil to operate, resulting in lighter, quieter equipment with zero emissions.
  • Read instructions and details
  • Apply

MGED residential customers can receive rebates on these Energy Star-rated appliance purchases. Energy Star Certified Appliances

Small Appliance Heating, Cooling, and Conditioning $30 to $100 

Rebates on heat pump water heaters, dehumidifiers - all ENERGY STAR certified models.

  • Read instructions and details
  • Ready to Apply

Wi-Fi Thermostats

Programmable Wi-Fi Thermostats

  • Warm up to ENERGY STAR certified Wi-Fi enabled thermostats. Limit one per year.
  • Read Instructions and Details
  • Ready to apply

Double up on Insulation Rebates or make your home comfortable with a weather sealing rebate.

  • Weatherization Rebates
  • Weatherization/Insulation Rebate - up to $1,000, single family home - up to $4,000, multi-family home
  • Seal your home against heat/cooling loss. Energy audit required first!
  • Read instructions and details
  • Ready to Apply

Electric Heating and Cooling Technology

MGED now offers rebates to residential electric and natural gas customers for installing qualified high-efficiency ductless heat pumps. All homes must first receive a full free home energy evaluation (audit).

  • Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heater - $500
  • No more than 1/2 the installed cost; only a single unit per residential home.
  • Read instructions and details
  • Ready to Apply - at this time, email all documents to: [email protected]

Air-source Heat Pump - mini-splits, multi-zone/single base

Replace Central Air-Conditioning or older Heat Pump (whole-house)

  • Up to $2,500
  • No more than 1/2 installed cost; replace central a/c with ductless units.

Electric Vehicle (EV) cars, charger rebates, and charging credits

MGED now provides incentives to EV-driving residents to charge their cars during off-peak hours. We'll also pay a rebate for new, installed chargers with ongoing incentive credits for off-peak charging. And MGED residents can also receive a generous rebate for the purchase of a pre-owned EV during the EV 2nd Drive promotion. All instructions and details are provided on the MGED Drives Electric website, which opens a separate window. All applications are received through the Energy New England rebates website online.

EV 2nd Drive Offer

Purchase a pre-owned EV at a bargain price thanks to a generous rebate! Provided at purchase. List price under $15,000, mileage under 50,000.

EV Level 2 Charger Rebate - $300 +$10

Buy and install a level 2 charger at home and get a rebate plus an added $10 per month reward for charging your EV during off-peak hours only. Enrolling in SmartCharge New England program is required.

Off-peak Only EV Charging Reward

The pilot program for off-peak EV charging has ended as of September 2022. We are currently researching replacement programs and hope to have a new one in place in 2023. 

MGED Residential Solar Rebate

Earn a generous rebate for the installation of a solar array on your home in the MGED service area. Maximum size and minimum production standards apply. Please read the instructions and details first! You will open the MGED solar page and online guide. When ready, you and your installer will apply to MGED for interconnection first. Then return to this page to enter the MLP Solar website for the rebate application process when ready to begin the rebate application process. You will be sent to the Energy New England Solar Rebate website.

Learn about interconnection and read the guide to Net Metering

Learn how your excess solar energy production becomes a credit on your bill. All new solar installations are credited for excess solar energy received by MGED at the wholesale rate: PPC and PPA combined.

Rebates may be credited to your MGED bill. Remember to include the Energy Guide label (PDF) that comes with your new appliances with the Energy Star logo clearly visible. All appliances have an Energy Guide label but not all appliances are Energy Star qualified! Check before you buy or apply.

All purchases from January 1st to the end of this year will be eligible but funding is limited and may run out before the end of the year. Please call 888-772-4242 with questions about your purchase.