Reading Municipal Light Department - Residential and Small Commercial Solar Rebate Program

May 23, 2024


RMLD offers rebates to qualifying customers who install a grid-connected solar system at their home or business that is less than 20 kilowatts (kW) in size. The RMLD will provide administrative support throughout the progression of the project.

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) offers rebates of $600/kilowatt for solar photovoltaic installations up to a maximum of $12,000 for all customer classes.

Pre-approval is required and interested residential customers should contact RMLD at the onset of project interest and implementation.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Massachusetts
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Reading Municipal Light Department
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Incentive Amount: $600 per kilowatt
Maximum Incentive: Not to exceed 50% of total installed (labor and materials) costs excluding tax up to $12,000.
Eligible System Size: PV systems up to 20 kW DC in size.


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Solar Photovoltaics
Sectors: Commercial, Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 600.00 $/kW


Name: Reading Municipal Light Department
Address: PO Box 150
Reading MA 01867
Phone: (781) 942-6598

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.