Reading Municipal Light Department - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

April 05, 2023


Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) offers rebates to residential customers who install Energy efficient equipment in their homes. Additionally, rebates are offered for energy assessments, lawn equipment, and heat pumps. Rebates are subject to change with the availability of funding. Also, renewable energy rebates are available. More information and the rebate application forms may be found on the program website.



Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Massachusetts
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Customer Service
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Other EE
  • Level-2 Electric Vehicle Service Equipment
Incentive Amount: Appliances
Electric Induction Stove: $125.00
Electric Resistance Stove: $75.00
Refrigerator: $50.00
Washing Machine: $50.00
Electric Clothes Dryer: $50.00
Wireless (Smart) Thermostat: $50.00
Dehumidifier: $40.00
Air Purifier: $40.00

Other Incentives
Electric Heat Pump Water Heater: $200
Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charger: $750
Electrical Panel Upgrade: $1,000 - $1,500
Cordless Electric Yard Equipment: $25 - $400
Air Source Heat Pump: $200 - $1,000/ton
Maximum Incentive: One rebate per Energy Star appliance or two rebates on the purchase of programmable thermostats

Appliances: Not to exceed 50% of equipment cost excluding tax.
Equipment Requirements: Appliances must be Energy Star certified; see rebate application for specific equipment requirements


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.