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$25.00 Cash Back  
Energy Star qualified refrigerators require about half as much energy as models manufactured before 1993. Energy Star qualified refrigerators provide energy savings without sacrificing features.


$25.00 Cash Back
Energy Star labeled dishwashers can help save money on utility bills through designs that require less money and less energy to get the dishes clean. Energy factor must be of 0.58 or more.


$25.00 Cash Back
Energy Star labeled clothes washing machines are high-efficiency washing machines that use 20 to 30 gallons of water per load, compared to the 40 to 45 gallons used by other top-loading washers. Water used can be reduced by 30 to 60 percent, an average savings of 3,500 to 6,000 gallons. Energy used can be reduced by up to 70 percent, another big savings. The clothes washer must have an MEF rating of 1.26 or greater.

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To qualify for these rebates the appliances must be on the current Energy Star list of qualifying appliances and installed in a home that receives its electricity from Buffalo Municipal Electric. To see if your appliance meets the Energy Star rating check with your appliance retailer or check the Energy Star website at

Rebate requests are processed on a “first-come first-serve” basis. Funding for the rebate program is limited and any rebate requests received after the funding limit has been reached will not be approved.

Qualifying Customers

Residential customers in the Buffalo Municipal Electric service area are eligible for rebates when buying qualifying energy efficient appliances.

Application Details

Customers must apply for rebates within one year of the purchase date shown on the sales receipt. Buffalo Municipal Electric issues cash rebates in the form of checks, not utility bill credits. Applications must include complete retailer and appliance information . Failure to complete this information will result in a rejection of the application. Buffalo Municipal Electric reserves the right to conduct random inspections to verify installation of the refrigerator at the address indicated on the form. Rebate qualifications and amounts are subject to change at any time. The Buffalo Municipal Electric’s conservation rebate programs may be cancelled or changed with 60 days notice. Customers should check with the Buffalo Municipal Electric office to determine whether program changes have occurred.