All Incentives

The Maryland Energy Administration manages grants, loans, rebates, and tax incentives designed to help attain Maryland's Goals in energy reduction, renewable energy, climate action, and green jobs. Through the programs below, MEA helps Maryland residents, businesses, non-profits, and local governments implement energy efficiency upgrades and install renewable energy systems.

Residential Incentives

Bio-heating oil purchases Receive tax credits for purchasing biofuels.
Clean Burning Wood Stove Grant Program Receive grants for clean wood burning stoves.
EmPOWER Maryland Find links to utility-sponsored rebates for energy efficient products and equipment.
EmPOWER Clean Energy Communities Grants Maryland counties (or county equivalents) can receive grants to finance energy efficiency projects that benefit low-to-moderate income Marylanders.
Maryland Home Energy Loan Program Apply for energy-efficiency improvement loans of up to $20,000.
Maryland Statewide Farm Energy Audit Program Participate in a farm energy audit and apply for cash rebates for energy saving projects.
Residential Clean Energy Grant Program Receive financial assistance to install solar photovoltaic, solar water heating, geothermal heat pump, and wind turbine systems.
State Anemometer Loan Program Borrow a wind measuring devices to quantify and characterize the wind resources available at your property.

Business Incentives

Bioheat Tax Credit Program Receive tax credits for producing biofuels.
Clean Energy Production Tax Credit Receive tax credits for producing electricity.
Commercial Clean Energy Grant Program Receive financial assistance to install solar photovoltaic, solar water heating, geothermal heat pump, and wind turbine systems.
EmPOWER Maryland Find links to utility-sponsored rebates for energy efficient products and equipment.
Energy Resiliency Grant Program Funding support for the installation of wiring and back-up power generation at retail service stations and volunteer firehouses.
Game Changer Program: Energy Innovation Competitive Grants MEA will provide grants to innovative clean energy projects that are in the early stages of commercialization.
Increase efficiency with Maryland Save Energy Now (SEN) Apply for low cost energy assessments and implementation support for industrial facilities.
Jane E. Lawton Conservation Loan Program Apply for a loan to identify and install energy conservation improvements.
Kathy A. P. Mathias Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program Receive grants ranging from $25,000 to $200,000 to assist with the costs of installing eligible energy efficiency technologies.
Maryland Statewide Farm Energy Audit Program Participate in a farm energy audit and apply for cash rebates for energy saving projects.
State Anemometer Loan Program Borrow a wind measuring devices to quantify and characterize the wind resources available at their property.

State & Local Government Incentives

Commercial Clean Energy Grant Program Receive financial assistance to install solar photovoltaic, solar water heating, geothermal heat pump, and wind turbine systems.
EmPOWER Clean Energy Communities Grant Maryland counties (or county equivalents) can receive grants to finance energy efficiency projects that benefit low-to-moderate income Marylanders.
EmPOWER Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG) Maryland counties and municipalities can receive funds for energy efficiency improvements.
Energy Resiliency Grant Program Funding support for the installation of wiring and back-up power generation at retail service stations and volunteer firehouses.
Game Changer Program: Energy Innovation Competitive Grants MEA will provide grants to innovative clean energy projects that are in the early stages of commercialization.
Jane E. Lawton Conservation Loan Program Apply for a loan to identify and install energy conservation improvements.
Public Schools Energy Efficiency Initiative Engineering Design Program Through the Public Schools Energy Efficiency Initiative, Maryland schools planning to implement eligible energy efficiency projects can recover a percentage of the engineering design costs incurred.
State Agency Loan Program (SALP) State agencies can apply for loans to fund cost-effective energy efficiency improvements in State facilities.

Transportation Incentives

Alternative Fuels Tax Credit Receive federal income tax credits for the installation of alternative fuel systems.
Electric Vehicle Excise Tax Credit Receive an excise tax credit on a qualifying plug-in electric vehicle. Business entities may also qualify for the tax credit on up to 10 vehicles.
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Income Tax Credit Residents and businesses can acquire a state income tax credit, up to $400, for purchasing an electric vehicle charging station, more specifically known as Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE).
Energy Resiliency Grant Program Funding support for the installation of wiring and back-up power generation at retail service stations and volunteer firehouses.
Game Changer Program: Energy Innovation Competitive Grants MEA will provide grants to innovative clean energy projects that are in the early stages of commercialization.
Maryland Electric Truck (MET) Voucher Program Receive financial assistance for the purchase of new, all electric trucks registered in the state of Maryland.
Maryland Idle Reduction Technology Grant Program Receive financial assistance for the purchase and installation of idle reduction technology on trucks.
Renewable Fuels Incentive Board Get an award of up to a $0.20 per gallon financial credit for the production of qualifying renewable fuels.

Education Incentives

Jane E. Lawton Conservation Loan Program Apply for a loan to identify and install energy conservation improvements.
Public Schools Energy Efficiency Initiative Engineering Design Program Through the Public Schools Energy Efficiency Initiative, Maryland schools planning to implement eligible energy efficiency projects can recover a percentage of the engineering design costs incurred.

 

DSIRE

The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. To search the database, use the search box below: