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residential agricultural discount program

Are You an RG&E Agricultural Customer? 

If you are, you may be eligible to receive a monthly discount on your electricity delivery bill.
This discount is possible thanks to funding from the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) ReCharge NY program for RG&E’s Residential Agricultural Discount program. 

Quick facts about RG&E’s Residential Agricultural program: 

  • Click here to learn about eligibility requirements.
  • The program will be administered on an annual basis, September 1 through August 31, with the monthly discount provided until funding is no longer available through NYPA. 
  • It’s necessary to apply annually by July 1 to determine eligibility. 
  • You can apply after July 1; however, such applications may not be processed until after the September 1 start date. Please allow up to 3 months for processing. The discount is not retroactive. 
  • After RG&E processes your application, you will be notified by mail of your enrollment in the program. 
  • The discount amount will appear as a credit in a separate line item “Res agricultural discount” under the “Electricity Delivery Charges” noted on page 3 of your RG&E bill.

    Eligibility and FAQs

    Review eligibility requirements and commonly asked questions before you apply for the Residential Agricultural Discount.


    Download application; find out what supporting document
    is needed, how to submit
    your application.