FirstEnergy (MetEdison, Penelec, Penn Power, West Penn Power) - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs

July 22, 2022


First Energy as a parent company administers the energy efficiency program for Metropolitan Edition (Met-Ed), Pennsylvania Electric (Penelec), Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power), and West Penn Power.  The program summarizes the most of the programs offered by these utilities, the actual incentives might vary between the electric utilities. 

Energy Efficiency Kit Program: Residential customers of FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania utilities are eligible to receive an energy efficiency kit. There is no fee for this kit and it will be shipped directly to your home so you can begin saving energy and reduce your utility bill. Request a kit here.

Residential Energy Audit Program:

  • A full walk-through of your home with a certified energy auditor
  • Visual inspection for any health or safety concerns
  • A custom energy report with low-cost ways to save energy
  • Air leak testing to identify where you may be wasting energy
  • Energy-saving products (valued at up to $300) installed at no cost
  • Recommendations for home improvements that qualify for rebates
  • Rebate details for air and duct sealing, insulation, windows and more
  • Check here for details

Appliance Rebate Program: The program offers rebates for  a variety of energy efficiency appliances. There are additional rebates available for Income Eligible customers here.

HVAC & Water Heating: The program offers free tune up of an existing HVAC system that are more than 7 years old. 

WARM Program for Low-Income households: Low income customers of Penn Power can participate in the WARM energy conservation program to make their homes energy efficient. The program is available to both homeowners and renters. The program includes in-home evaluation, specialized energy savings plan, and energy savings items installed in customers home.Check here for program details.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Pennsylvania
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Start Date: 10/29/2009
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Clothes Washers
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Motors
  • Other EE
  • Pool Pumps
  • HVAC
Incentive Amount: Appliances
Air Purifier: $40
Ceiling Fan with LED Light Kit: $15
Clothes Dryer: Up to $50
Clothes Washer: $25
Dehumidifier: $25
Dishwasher: $25
Freezer: $25
Refrigerator: Up to $50
Smart Thermostat: $50
Variable-Speed Pool Pump: $400
Fridge/Freezer Recycling: $50

Air Source Heat Pump: Up to $500
Central Air Conditioner: Up to $250
Circulation Pump: $30
Ductless Mini-Split AC: $200
Ductless Mini-Split HP: $200
ECM Motor: $100
Geothermal Heat Pump: $650
Heat Pump Air to Water with Domestic Hot Water: $400
HVAC Tune-Up: $50
Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner: $75
Packaged Terminal Heat Pump: $150
Room Air Conditioner: Up to $100

Heat Pump Water Heater: $500
Solar Water Heater: $500
Ventilation Bath Fan: $10

Check this website for full details on rebates.

Lighting: Available as in-store discount in participating stores

Equipment Requirements: Must be ENERGY STAR certified


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


Name: Phase III of Act 129 Docket No: M-2015-2514767 (


Name: Met-Ed .
Phone: (180) 054-5774
Name: Penelec .
Phone: (180) 054-5774
Name: Penn Power
Phone: (180) 072-0360
Name: West Penn Power
Phone: (180) 068-6002

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.