Middleton Municipal Electric Department

SERVING THE TOWN OF MIDDLETON

The mission of the Middleton Municipal Electric Department (MELD) is to provide its ratepayers, subject to applicable laws and regulations, with reliable and efficient electrical power at a fair, reasonable, and competitive rate while maintaining a safe working environment for MELD employees and the Town of Middleton.

Energy Saving Rebates and Programs

HOME ENERGY ASSESSMENTS

Energy New England (ENE) provides no-cost energy assessments to residential customers of its partnering utilities. ENE’s expert Residential Energy Advisors will assess your home to identify heating, lighting, and weatherization opportunities can lead to increased energy efficiency and save money on your utility bills. All participants receive a Home Energy Assessment report that describes potential home improvements, the return-on-investment ratio, and a summary of rebate programs. What can I expect during my Home Energy Assessment?

Schedule your no-cost Home Energy Assessment via online sign-up, email us at hea@ene.org, or call 888-772-4242.

REBATES PROGRAMS: ELECTRIC ACCOUNT ELIGIBILITY & RESTRICTIONS
  1. Rebate program is for residential electric accounts only. Commercial accounts aren’t eligible to participate.
  2. Middleton Electric Light Department (MELD) will determine your electric account’s eligibility to participate in the program.
  3. An active residential electric account with MELD.
  4. Electric account must be in good standing.
  5. Rebate item must be installed at account location.
  6. Resident must agree to allow MELD to inspect the installation on premises.
  7. Rebate maximums reset on Jan. 1.
  8. Offer is subject to funding availability and can expire at any time.

To check your electric account’s eligibility, call Middleton Electric Light Department at 978-774-4313.

Contact rebates@ene.org for all other questions.

ENERGY STAR® APPLIANCE REBATES

MELD is pleased to offer rebates to customers purchasing selected energy efficient ENERGY STAR-rated appliances. ENERGY STAR appliances have been defined by the Department of Energy (DOE) as being significantly more energy efficient than the average comparable model.

Appliance Rebate
Advanced Power Strip $10
Unit or Window A/C

$25

 

Programmable Thermostat
Dehumidifier

$50

 

Smart / Wi-Fi Enabled Programmable Thermostat
Heat Pump Water Heater (UEF 2+) $500
  • See account eligibility terms and conditions in section above.
  • $200 maximum in appliance rebates per residential account per year.
  • Rebate cap exception for the heat pump water heater.
  • Appliances included in a home purchase are not eligible for rebates.
  • Rebates are issued as a check.
  • Purchase date must be within the current calendar year.
  • Applications must be submitted to the portal and postmarked by 1/31 of the following year.
  • For additional water heater information, please see the Water Heater page.

Required Documents:

  1. ENERGY STAR certification
  2. Sales receipt

Apply online via the Rebate Portal, administered by Energy New England. Email questions to rebates@ene.org.

*If you are not comfortable using a computer, or do not have access to one, please contact us at 508-698-1225.*

AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMP REBATES

A home energy assessment is strongly recommended prior to applying for a MELD air source heat pump rebate. Sign up online or call Energy New England (ENE) at 888‐772‐4242 to schedule. Your assessment will provide a list of energy-saving recommendations.

Equipment SEER2 Requirement HSPF2 Requirement Rebate
Ducted Heat Pump 18+ 9+ $1,000/system (max 2 systems)
Ductless Mini Split Heat Pump

 

  • See account eligibility terms and conditions in section above.
  • $2,000 maximum (2 systems) Heat Pump rebates per residential account, per year.
  • System must meet SEER and HSPF size requirements.
  • 1 system = 1 outdoor condenser unit.
  • Equipment included in a home purchase are not eligible for rebates.
  • Rebates are issued as a check.
  • Purchase date must be within the current calendar year.
  • Applications must be submitted to the portal or postmarked by 1/31 of the following year.
  • For additional heat pump information, please see the Heat Systems page.

Required Documents:

  1. AHRI or NEEP certificate showing AHRI number, SEER & HSPF ratings
  2. Installer invoice showing some or all payments made

Apply online via the Rebate Portal, administered by Energy New England. Email questions to rebates@ene.org.

*If you are not comfortable using a computer, or do not have access to one, please contact us at 508-698-1225.*

MIDDLETON DRIVES ELECTRIC
Middleton Drives Electric is a local initiative designed to raise awareness about the benefits of replacing gasoline powered vehicles with EVs. Residents in Middleton are encouraged to test drive and experience the speed and power of EVs first hand. The Middleton Drives Electric website helps you access to available rebates, take advantage of EV deals, and stay informed on the rapidly growing EV market.

View current offers or schedule a no-obligation test drive today!

Call 1-833-44-EV-ENE (1-833-443-8363) or visit the Middleton Drives Electric website to learn more.

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