State and Local Incentives

Grants & Loans

Commerci​al Clean Energy Grant Program​ ​Receive financial assistance to install solar photovoltaic, solar photovoltaic canopy, solar water heating, geothermal heat pump, and wind turbine systems.
​Community College ENERGY-TO-CASH Program​ ​Provides technical, procurement, and financial support to Maryland community colleges seeking to optimize their utility expenses.  Participants will conduct an energy audit that depicts actionable investments and management initiatives.​
Community Wind Grant Program ​Offers Maryland non-profits the opportunity to install and manage their own wind energy systems. Inactive program ​
EmPOWER Clean Energy Communities Low-to-Moderate income Grant Program ​Local governments and non-profits can apply for competitive grants to enable energy efficiency projects that benefit low-to-moderate income Marylanders.
Combined Heat and Power Grant Program (CHP) ​Incentives for CHP projects in hospitals and waste water treatment facilities.
Energy Performance Contracting Assistance Program (EPCAP)- INACTIVE ​MEA provides technical assistance and "owner's agent" services to local governments and public housing authorities to identify the feasibility and aide in the implementation of energy performance contracts for buildings.
Jane E. Lawton Conservation Loan Program ​Apply for a loan to identify and install energy conservation improvements.
Maryland Energy Infrastructure Program (MEIP)​ Programs designed to expand natural gas options to Maryland.
Maryland Smart Energy Communities (MSEC)
​After adopting energy policies focused on energy efficiency, renewable energy, and transportation fuels, participating local governments are eligible for grant funding that supports energy projects in their communities.
Net Zero Energy School Initiative Grant Program (NZEGPS)
MEA will provide grants to Local Education Agencies within the BGE Service Territory to design and construct Net-Zero Energy Schools.
​​​Resiliency Hubs​ ​​​Program serves low-to-moderate income residents by providing clean, reliable, and affordable energy during power outages.
State Agency Loan Program (SALP) ​State agencies can apply for loans to fund cost-effective energy efficiency improvements in State facilities.
Offshore Wind Workforce Development Grant Program ​Offshore Wind Workforce Development Grant Program (Fiscal Year 2018) will provide grant funding on a competitive basis to ensure Maryland has a ready and able workforce capable of contributing to the construction, installation, and operations & maintenance of an offshore wind energy project.