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Western Massachusetts Electric - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebates

Savings Category 
Lighting Controls/Sensors
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Compressed air
Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
Motor VFDs
Custom/Others pending approval
Other EE
Vending Machine Controls
LED Lighting
Maximum Rebate 

Pre-approval required for rebates greater than $5,000

Program Info
Sector Name 
Western Massachusetts Electric (WMECO)
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Small Business Program: up to 70% of cost, zero percent financing on remainder
Custom: based on energy savings

Pay-for-Performance Incentive: $0.75/kWh or therm saved
Lighting: Varies, see program web site
Vending Machine Controls: $45 - $115
Variable Speed Drive (Retrofit): $2,550 - $10,500
Combined Motor/Variable Speed Drive (Retrofit): $3,000 - $15,300
Energy Management System: based on efficiency

New Construction/Replacement
Lighting: Varies, see program web site
Variable Speed Drive: $1,350 - $3,550
Unitary AC/Split System: $30 - $125/ton
Evaporatively Cooled AC: $80/ton
Air Cooled Heat Pump System: $30 - $125/ton
Water Source Heat Pump: $80/ton
Geothermal Heat Pump Equipment: $150/ton
Dual Enthalpy Economizer: $250
Demand Control Ventilation: $200
ECM Fan Motors: $150
Chillers: $10 - $20/ton; plus performance incentive
Compressed Air: $100 - $200/HP


Western Massachusetts Electric (WMECO) helps commercial and industrial customers offset the additional costs of purchasing and installing energy efficient equipment. WMECO offers rebates for lighting, controls, motors, variable frequency drives, compressed air, energy management systems and general HVAC upgrades. Some rebates vary by energy savings or by the efficiency of the purchased and installed equipment. Some rebates may also be limited based upon whether applications are for small business customers, retrofits, or placed in new construction. All equipment requirements must be met in order to receive rebates. Visit the program web site or see for more program information.