What You Receive

Presence app showing the thermostat control screen

If you have central air conditioning controlled by an eligible thermostat (see Eligibility Requirements below for eligible thermostats):

  • Get Paid!
    • $25 Visa gift card for first-time enrollment
    • An additional $25 Visa gift card at the end of the summer if you participate in at least 75% of Demand Response Events called
  • Stay Comfortable! The ability to control your thermostat remotely through the Presence app


Program participants must meet all of the following program requirements:

  1. Have a residence located on Cape Cod or Martha’s Vineyard with an active Eversource account (cannot rent out property on short-term basis during the summer)
  2. Have Central A/C controlled by one of the below thermostats:
  3. Be willing to allow Cape Light Compact adjust thermostat set points during Demand Response Events
    • Participants will be notified in advance of the Events
    • Participants can always override Compact’s thermostat adjustments

If you meet the eligibility requirements, please select the link below to enroll in the program.


Have Central A/C and don’t have a Wi-Fi thermostat? Learn how to receive one.

Frequently Asked Questions