Solar Thermal Water Heater Rebate Program

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Pennsylvania residential customers of Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power and West Penn Power can receive a $500 rebate for the installation of high-efficiency solar thermal water heating systems.

The solar thermal water heater rebate is one more way FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania utilities are working to help customers reduce their energy usage and increase their energy efficiency.

Switch to Solar and Watch the Savings Heat Up!

Compared to conventional electric water heaters, today’s solar water heating systems are extremely efficient. Solar thermal systems that qualify for the $500 rebate can reduce your annual water heating costs by up to 50 percent.*

In addition, qualified solar water heating systems are eligible for a federal tax credit and have a longer average service life than standard electric water heaters, so you save now and for years to come.

Qualify for the Rebate

The $500 rebate is available to residential Pennsylvania customers of Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power and West Penn Power on qualified equipment purchased between June 1, 2013, and May 31, 2016. Rebates must be sent in within 180 days of purchase. Additional restrictions apply; please see the terms and conditions on rebate forms for more details

Simply contact a local participating contractor — a trained professional who is familiar with the program details can:

  • Assess your current system
  • Explain energy-efficient solar technology
  • Provide a detailed estimate
  • Perform a quality installation
  • Help to complete your rebate application

Get Started Today!



Take advantage of these and other energy-saving rebates from FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities! Click here to download a comprehensive list of Residential Energy Efficiency Programs and available rebates.


The costs of energy efficiency programs are recovered through customer rates in accordance with Pennsylvania Act 129 of 2008. For a complete list of commercial, industrial, residential and low income energy efficiency programs, please visit

Contractors who perform work under this program are not affiliated with FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities or Honeywell International Inc., and neither FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities nor Honeywell International Inc. make any promise, warranty or representation regarding work performed by such contractors.

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