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Energy efficient light bulbs are available at the HMLP office located at 31 Bare Cove Park Drive Hingham, MA 02043.

Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant
Energy Star Appliance Rebate Incentive Program

Rebate Form

Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant is pleased to offer rebates to customers purchasing selected energy efficient ENERGY STAR refrigerators, clothes washers, dishwashers, dehumidifiers or unit air conditioners. ENERGY STAR appliances have been defined by the Department of Energy (DOE) as being significantly more energy efficient than the average comparable model.


The advantages of purchasing ENERGY STAR appliance:

  • Potential savings in energy costs of 15 - 50%.
  • Reduction of global energy consumption and need for additional generation
  • Decrease in pollution from fossil fuels used to generate electricity


REBATE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Customer must have an active residential account with Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant.
  • Customer rebate will be in the form of a check mailed to the address on the customers account.
  • Customer account must be in good standing with HMLP.
  • Only selected ENERGY STAR refrigerators, clothes washers, dishwashers, dehumidifier or unit air conditioners are eligible for rebates. Appliances that may qualify will have the ENERGY STAR logo on the yellow EnergyGuide label attached to the appliance.
  • Proof of purchase in the form of the sales receipt dated on or after January 1 of this current year, a copy of the EnergyGuide label from the appliance purchased, and a completed Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant ENERGY STAR Appliance Rebate Incentive Application will be required in order to be eligible for a rebate.
  • Energy Star rebates: Refrigerators $75; Clothes Washers $50; Dish Washers $50; Unit Air Conditioners $50; Central A/C(>14 seers) $100; Dehumidifier $50; Programmable Thermostat 50%(up to $25); Freezer $50; Electric water heater $75.
  • Appliance must be installed at the account location.
  • HMLP reserves the right to inspect the installation on premises.
  • HMLP Energy Star Appliance Rebate Incentive Program is available - subject to availability of funding.

Download the Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant Energy Star Appliance Rebate application from this link, Rebate Form or please call the Energy Hotline at 1-888-772-4242.

This offer is brought to you by Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant.

HMLP reserves the right to change any portion of this program or end the program at any time without notice.

ENERGY SAVING TIPS

READ APPLIANCE LABELS BEFORE YOU BUY
When you buy a car, you consider not only the price but how much gas the car will need. When you buy appliances, you should also consider how much energy it will take to run them.

Compare the yellow EnergyGuide labels for similar appliances before you buy. They show how much you will spend yearly to operate the appliances. And, they rate the appliances numerically the higher the number, the more efficient the appliance and the less you pay in energy bills.

Remember, an energy-efficient model may cost more, but can pay you back in energy savings down the road. So look for EnergyGuide labels. They help you make the most energy-efficient and economically sound decision.

Take Advantage of Our Energy Conservation Programs and Services
We offer a variety of energy services aimed at helping customers save money and be more comfortable by using energy wisely. Here's what's available:

Help with Energy Conservation is a Phone Call Away (1-888-772-4242)

Expanding our long-standing commitment to energy conservation and the community we serve, the Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant is once again offering residential conservation services to help you conserve energy and enhance your comfort level. These services are designed to help our customers become more enlightened users of our product, and to also identify means to attain greater energy savings.

If you have questions concerning energy conservation, or if you simply have a concern about a specific end-use, such as an appliance, or conservation measure, such as insulation, our Energy Advisor service can assist. Simply call 1-888-772-4242. The call is free, so we encourage you to take advantage of this professional resource. This service is available Monday thru Friday, during business hours, and you will be able to speak with a highly trained -- and totally objective -- Energy Conservation Representative.

A Representative will assist with your energy questions or concerns, and will be happy to send you information on energy conservation as well as tips on how to save energy. If you would like to participate in an energy audit of your residence, the Representative will coordinate that service on your behalf, as well. If requested, a state-certified Energy Advisor will visit your home and compile a comprehensive energy evaluation report. The report will identify the measures you could take to enhance the energy efficiency of your residence and, potentially, ways to reduce your energy costs.

If you would like more information on our energy conservation initiatives, please call the Energy Hotline at: 1-888-772-4242.

 
 
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