Program Description: The Clean Burning Wood and Pellet Stove Rebate Program provides an incentive for Maryland homeowners to purchase and install an eligible clean burning wood or pellet stove at their primary place of residence.
Program Purpose: To help Maryland homeowners invest in clean energy, MEA provides rebates for clean burning wood and pellet stoves that displace electric, non-natural gas fossil fuel heating systems or old wood or pellet stoves at incentive levels outlined in the chart below.
The available incentive levels for wood and pellet stoves are shown below. To be eligible for an incentive, the stove must:
● meet or exceed the required particulate emissions limit, by stove type; and,
● meet or exceed an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published Higher Heating Value (HHV) efficiency rating of at least 75%, beginning on September 15, 2022.
Stoves that do not meet one of these requirements are ineligible for an award.
Emissions per Hour Limit Requirement||
Award with an EPA-Published Efficiency Rating of at least 75% |
|Wood Burning Stove||No more than 3.0 grams of particulate matter per hour||$500|
|Pellet Burning Stove||No more than 2.0 grams of particulate matter per hour||$700|
Type of Program: Non-competitive (first-come, first-served) - statewide
Program Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted throughout the fiscal year (July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023), however payment cannot be assured after funds run out..
Anticipated Program Budget: Please see the Funding Opportunity Announcement below.
Regulations: Regulations governing the Program can be viewed here.
Check Your Rebate Status:
The status of applications that are currently under review by MEA is provided here:Weekly Status Report 2023.03.22
For more information, contact MEA regarding Clean Burning Wood and Pellet Stove Rebate Program by email at email@example.com or by phone at 410-537-4097 to speak with Garry Aime, the MEA program manager.
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