Wellesley Municipal Light Plant 2019-2020 Solar Rebate Program

Solar home pictureThe Wellesley Municipal Light Plant (WMLP) is participating in the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Municipal Solar Rebate Program.  This program will provide a rebate to qualifying residential solar installations completed before July 31, 2020.  The rebate amount will be $1,200 per installed kW of solar generation capacity. 

The program is limited to WMLP residential customers’ installations 10 kW DC or smaller. Installations must comply with all technical requirements of the DOER program. The funding for the program in Wellesley is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Planning a residential solar installation? Please read the Town's Solar Permit Checklist which includes specific details and application information on the permits required for solar.

Solar Rebate Program Application Information

To apply, first go to the Energy New England (ENE) Solar Program information page and download the “Customer Packet”, which will explain the program and help you with FAQs.  It will also contain some of the necessary documents that you must complete and submit with your application.

In addition to the documents contained in the ENE “Customer Packet”, the installer must download and complete the WMLP Net Metering / Interconnection Service Agreement. 

Finally, with your application you will need to include proof of your ownership of the property and a copy of the contract between you and your installer.

All documents must be submitted to the WMLP:

David Allen, Engineering Manager
781-235-7606
dallen@wellesleyma.gov

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Additional Information 

DOER program information:  https://www.mass.gov/guides/municipal-light-plant-solar-rebate-program
Energy New England program information page:  http://www.ee.ene.org/solar/
ENE email: solar@ene.org                       ENE toll free line:   888-772-4242
Average installation costs information: www.masscec.com/solar-costs-performance
Assistance getting a quote from a qualified installer:  https://www.energysage.com/
Mass Solar Loan:   https://www.masssolarloan.com/

DISCLAIMER: Buyer Beware

The WMLP, ENE and DOER are not endorsing any solar installer. 
This program only provides a financial benefit to the resident for installing solar. 
The resident is fully responsible to perform their due diligence in confirming the competence of the installer and analyzing any production or financial forecasts provided by an installer.