First Energy (MetEdison, Penelec, Penn Power, West Penn Power) - Residential Solar Water Heating Program

February 17, 2023


First Energy Utilities (MetEd, Penelec, Penn Power, West Penn Power) in Pennsylvania provide rebates to residential customers for purchasing and installing qualifying solar water heating systems. Eligible systems may receive a rebate of up to $500.  Applications must include a dated sales receipt from the contractor and a copy of the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (SRCC) certificate indicating SRCC certification. Application forms, terms and conditions, and a list of eligible systems are available on the program website.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Pennsylvania
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Honeywell
Start Date: 10/28/2009
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
Incentive Amount: $500
Equipment Requirements: Collectors must be SRCC certified and have a 10-year warranty
Installation Requirements: Must be installed by a participating contractor; must displace or backup an electric water heater, and cannot be used directly for pool heating.
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Not addressed. Systems are not eligible to produce Pennsylvania Solar Alternative Energy Credits (SAECs)


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Solar Water Heat
Sectors: Residential, Multifamily Residential, Low Income Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 500.00 $/Unit


Name: FirstEnergy Residential
Harrisburg PA 17112
Phone: (866) 498-1409

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.