Stowe Electric - Electric Lawnmowers

Program Stowe Electric - Electric Lawnmowers
Category Financial Incentive
Implementing sector Utility
Last Update
State Vermont
Administrator Stowe Electric
Sectors Residential

Electric Lawnmowers

Stowe Electric customers that purchase a qualifying residential or commercial lawnmower may be eligible to receive a direct rebate of $75.00 for a residential or $1,500.00 for a commercial lawnmower. Just complete and submit this form with your proof of purchase to apply for a rebate. Click here to learn more about the benefits of electric lawnmowers. 

Residential Customers - Battery Powered Push Mowers

  • Lower cost - great for smaller lawns.
  • Higher voltage models (36+ volt batteries) recommended for larger lawns or longer grass.
  • Easier storage compared to gasoline models.
  • Self-propelled options are available – generally at higher cost.
  • Battery packs can sometimes be swapped out for use in other tools.
  • Expect to spend around $300 for basic models with decent ratings.
  • Widely available at home centers and online.
  • Common brands include: EGO, Greenworks, Kobalt, Ryobi, Snapper, Stihl, Toro.

Commercial Customers - Riding or Commercial Battery Mowers

  • Variety of options available with different run times per charge.
  • Models with 1-3 hours of runtime suitable for mowing 2-5 acres on a single charge cost $2,500    -$12,000, depending on the deck size, battery type, durability, etc.
  • Commercial models with 7+ hours of runtime available at higher cost.
  • Common brands: Cub Cadet, Greenworks, Mean Green Mowers, Ryobi.

Other Vermont Electric Lawncare Incentives

  • Burlington Electric Department - $100, up to $3,500 for commercial equipment
  • Green Mountain Power - $75, up to $2,500 for commercial equipment
  • Washington Electric Co-op - $100, up to $1,000 for commercial equipment
  • Vermont Electric Co-op - $50, up to $1,000 for commercial equipment
  • Vermont Public Power Supply Authority - $100, up to $1,000 for commercial equipment
  • VSECU, a credit union for everyone in Vermont, also offers low-cost financing for a variety of energy saving projects, including residential electric mowers, through their VGreen Loan program. VSECU is also offering business loans for electric mowers at a 3.75% fixed rate for a 5 year term


The state of Vermont and its utilities provide a multitude of incentives promoting energy efficiency, electric vehicles, efficient HVAC, and more. Visit Efficiency Vermont for more information on programs.

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