RG&E - Smart Energy Residential Efficiency Rebate Programs

March 21, 2024


RG&E offers multiple programs for residential customers for energy efficiency measures.

The Smart Solutions program allows customers to purchase energy-efficient appliances and devices through the RG&E Smart Solutions online store, instant rebates are applied.

Through the Smart Savings Rewards Thermostat Program, customers receive a $20 bill credit for participating in temperature adjustments.

Through the Residential Rebates, program customers are eligible to receive rebates for installing energy-efficient natural gas equipment.  Customers can complete one rebate application for multiple pieces of equipment as long as they are not the same type of equipment. Most products must be installed using a licensed contractor or a contractor that can supply either a Federal ID number, a Certificate of Insurance or a Business Certificate. Customers can refer to the ENERGY STAR web site for tips on how to find the right contractor.

Through the Appliance Recycling Program customers are eligible for free pick up of old refrigerators or room AC units and eligible to receive $50 per refrigerator and $10 per AC unit.

Additional Rebates are available through the NYS Clean Heat Rebate Program. This program helps customers replace oil, propane, or electrical resistance heaters with more energy-efficient heat pumps.

Incentives for the Residential Rebates program are listed above.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: New York
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.rge.com/smartenergy
Administrator: RG&E
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Pool Pumps
Incentive Amount: Residential Rebate Program
Induction Cooktop: $100
WiFi Thermostat: $75
Water Boiler: $250
Furnace AFUE >96 with ECM: $150
Furnace or Boiler Tune-up: $75
ENERGY STAR Natural Gas Dryer Energy Star: $50
ENERGY STAR Pool Pump: $300
Pool Heater: $100
Equipment Requirements: See website for additional information


This program has 4 incentives
Technologies: Programmable Thermostats
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 75.00 $
Technologies: Boilers
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 250.00 $
Technologies: Furnaces
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 150.00 $
Technologies: Pool Pumps
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 300.00 $


Name: Customer Service
Organization: ICF
Address: 980 Beaver Creek Drive
Martinsville VA 24112
Phone: (855) 846-2982
Email: NYSEGRGERebates@icf.com

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.