We offer a variety of special programs for home and business owners, that allow you to save both energy and money. Click below to learn more.
- New Gas Service Incentives
- Residential Energy Conservation Program
- First-time Homeowner Program
- Commercial Assistance Program
- Economic Development Discounts
New Gas Service Incentives
Tired of the hassles and expense of heating your home with oil? Clean burning natural gas is probably available at your home, and installation is just a phone call away. New natural gas service customers receive the following:
- free installation (up to a $1500 value)
- interest free assistance up to $5,000 under our Homeowners Assistance Program (2012 Note: Energy Assistance Applications must be received by November 1st. Applications received after this date will be processed in January, 2013.)
Signing up is easy. Just complete the application below and contact us at 536-9300 to begin the installation process.
Click here for a gas application
(requires Adobe Acrobat, opens in a new window)
Residential Energy Conservation Program
The HG&E Residential Energy Conservation Program can provide homeowners with the money they need to make energy-saving improvements to their homes.
Provides up to $5,000 in 0% interest assistance for single family homes
Provides up to $10,000 in 0% interest assistance for owner-occupied multifamily dwellings with 4 or fewer units with a maximum assistance level of $5,000 per unit
Is repayable over up to 5 years
Conveniently places repayment charges on your monthly HG&E bill
The program covers the following home improvements: (certain efficiency standards apply, see program application)
Central Air Conditioning
Gas Fired Warm Air Furnace
Gas Fired Steam Boilers
Gas Fired Hot Water Boilers
Gas Fired Instantaneous Hot Water Heaters
Gas Conversion Burners
Indirect Water Heater (attached to a gas fired boiler)
Energy Star Replacement Windows and Doors
Energy Star Replacement Sky Lights
Heating and Hot Water Piping Insulation
Rim Joist Insulation
2012 Note: Energy Assistance Applications must be received by November 1st. Applications received after this date will be processed in January, 2013.
Click here to download a program application. (will open in a new window and requires Adobe Acrobat to view)
Click here to download a brochure describing the program. (will open in a new window and requires Adobe Acrobat to view)
Thinking about moving to Holyoke? Wed like to make your decision easier through our first time homeowner discount program. New home buyers who come to Holyoke receive additional savings off their utility bills through a multi-year discount program. Here are the details:
Take an additional 10% off your gas & electric bill for your first three years of home ownership.
Please note that these discounts are in addition to and expire each month in conjunction with your 10% prompt payment discount. Contact our customer service department at 536-9300 to learn more, and let us welcome you to the Holyoke Gas & Electric family.
Our Commercial Assistance Program can help finance your business projects that include energy efficient lighting, variable speed motors and heating equipment. The assistance is interest-free and can be repaid over up to a five year period.
This program also offers assistance to the owners of multi-family investment properities of 5 or more units, up to a maximum level of $20,000 ($2500 maximum per unit)
Please note that certain restrictions apply and Commission approval is required for any amount over $5,000.
Click on the links below to download an application.
Click here for an application.
(requires Adobe Acrobat, opens in a new window)
Economic Development Discounts
If youre thinking of starting a new business, relocating to Holyoke, or expanding your existing business in Holyoke, we have some programs to help make your decision a little easier.
We offer special Economic Development Discount rates to qualifying companies for a period of three years. These same companies can, should they continue to expand, reapply for another three year term of discounts on the new portion of their energy load. These discounts apply to electric and natural gas services.
Electric & Gas Services
Take an additional 10% off your gas & electric bill for three years.
Please note that these discounts are in addition to and expire each month in conjunction with your 10% prompt payment discount. Contact our customer service department at 536-9300 to learn more, and let us help you build your business in Holyoke.
The State offers a variety of financial incentives to aid the installation of renewable energy projects. Please consult your accountant or tax advisor regarding your eligibility for these incentives, and visit the database of state incentives and rebates.