Ipswich Electric Light Department

Ipswich Electric Light Department

Need a free home energy assessment? Call 866-306-0909 to schedule your free home efficiency assessment! Virtual assessments are also available now!

The MLP Solar Rebate Program applications closed on June 30, 2021. If you have a question about an approved solar project, please email munisolar@mmwec.org or call 413-308-1311.

Connected Homes
Solar Rebates

HELPS Connected Homes Program leverages the technology of smart appliances and devices into cost savings for the light department and its customers. Customers agree to allow their light department to make brief, limited adjustments to their devices during times of peak electric demand and are rewarded with a quarterly incentive check. Check the chart below to find out if your smart device qualifies. Click the “APPLY ONLINE” link to learn more or to fill out an application.








*Customers previously enrolled in the HELPS EV Scheduled Charging Program are not eligible to enroll in Connected Homes until three years from date of enrollment in the Scheduled Charging Program. 

**Google Nest thermostats will only be controlled between May 1 and September 30. The remaining devices will be controlled year-round. Google and Nest Thermostat are trademarks of Google LLC.

Ipswich Electric Light Department (IELD) customers are eligible for a free, no-cost, no-obligation heat pump assessment from an independent heat pump expert through its new Air Source Heat Pump Assessment service. Call (888) 333-7525 to schedule your free heat pump assessment today or click HERE for more information.

IELD offers a rebate on the full price of an eligible Level 2 electric vehicle charger (up to $700) for customers who purchase the charger and enroll in Connected Homes. Applications and more details available here: https://www.ipswichma.gov/908/Electric-Vehicles

Interested in solar panels? While the Massachusetts Municipal Light Plant Solar Rebate Program stopped accepting applications on June 30, 2021, Ipswich Electric Light Department (IELD) continues to offer solar rebates to its customers.

IELD offers a $0.30/watt rebate for residential and commercial solar projects. Eligible commercial solar installations must be 25 kW or less, with a 10 kW limit for residential, with less than 20% shading, and facing between 90 and 270 degrees. For solar interconnection requirements, see the IELD’s Distributed Generation Policy. Other restrictions may apply.

Click HERE for more information or to apply.