FirstEnergy (West Penn Power) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

August 08, 2012


FirstEnergy (West Penn Power) offers a variety of incentives to Pennsylvania residential customers who are interested in upgrading to more energy efficient appliances and equipment. Rebates are available on washers, refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, appliance recycling, CFL light bulbs, room ac units, water heaters, central ac units, heat pumps and geothermal heat pumps. Most appliances are only eligible for one rebate per customer per year, however room ac units have a maximum limit of 3 per customer. All efficiency and equipment standards on the program web site and forms must be met in order to receive rebates. See program web site listed above for more information on eligible equipment and program guidelines. Customers are asked to allow six to eight weeks for processing.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Pennsylvania
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Honeywell
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Clothes Washers
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Other EE
Incentive Amount: Walk-Through Audit: Reduced customer fee of $50
Whole House Audit: $300
CFL's: $1.50
Clothes Washer: $75
Refrigerator: $50
Freezer: $25
Room AC: $25
Dehumidifiers: $10
Refrigerator Recycling: $50
Freezer Recycling: $50
Room AC Unit Recycling: $25
Tank Water Heaters: $50
Heat Pump Water Heaters: Up to $300
Central AC: $150 - $300
Heat Pump: Up to $400
HVAC System Tune-Up: $60
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $217/ton
Maximum Incentive: Room AC/Room AC Recycling: Limit 3
All Other Appliances: Limit 1 per household
Equipment Requirements: Appliances: Energy Star qualified
Heat Pump Water Heater: EF 2.0
Tank Water Heater: EF .93
Refrigerator/Freezer: Old unit must be recycled properly and be between 10-30 cu. ft.
Central AC: SEER 14.5, 12 EER
Heat Pump: SEER 14.5, 12 EER, 12.5 HSPF
Geothermal Heat Pumps: EnergyStar qualified


Name: Customer Service
Organization: Potomac Edison
Phone: (800) 686-0011

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.