How can Maryland Energy Administration incentives help?

Through the programs below, MEA helps Maryland residents, businesses, non-profits, and local governments implement energy efficiency upgrades and install renewable energy systems.

EmPOWER Maryland utility-sponsored programs

Passed in 2008 by the Maryland General Assembly, EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Act, established a goal to reduce per capita electricity usage and peak demand 15% by 2015. Energy efficiency is one of the least expensive ways to meet the growing electricity demands of the state, EmPOWER helps to promote energy efficiency saving Marylanders money.

Clean Energy Production Tax Credit

Receive tax credits for producing electricity.

Combined Heat and Power Grant Program (CHP)

​Incentives for CHP projects in commercial, industrial, instiutitional, and critical infrastructure facilities.

Commercial, Industrial & Agricultural Grant Program (CI&A)

A competitive program that provides grants for deep energy retrofit projects in commercial, industrial, agricultural, and non-profit facilities.

Commercial Clean Energy Rebate Program

Receive financial assistance to install solar photovoltaic, solar photovoltaic canopy, solar water heating, geothermal heat pump, and wind turbine systems.

Community Solar​

Allows Maryland businesses to purchase subscriptions for energy from community solar arrays.

Data Center Energy Efficiency Grant Pilot Program(DEECG)

A competitive grant used to encourage the implementation of cost-effective energy efficiency measures in Maryland data centers.

EmPOWER Maryland

Find links to utility-sponsored rebates for energy efficient products and equipment.

Jane E. Lawton Conservation Loan Program

Apply for a loan to identify and install energy conservation improvements.

Maryland Statewide Farm Energy Audit Program

Participate in a farm energy audit and apply for cash rebates for energy saving projects.

Parking Lot Solar PV Canopy with EV Charger Grant Program

This program provides grants for the installation of parking lot solar canopies with electric vehicle chargers.

Resiliency Hubs​​

​​Program serves low-to-moderate income residents by providing clean, reliable, and affordable energy during power outages.

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