Small Business


Small Business. Big Savings.

Whether you are a commercial, nonprofit, or government customer, small businesses get up to 70% of the total project cost covered by our program.

Don’t know if you are a small business customer? Just check your bill or contact us to confirm you use an average of 100 kW or less per month.

Small Business Program Overview

We help you achieve your energy efficiency goals—saving you money and energy. To promote comprehensive energy efficiency projects, we provide a broad range of options:


Am I Eligible?

Contact us to find out if you are eligible. To qualify for the Small Business program, you must:

  • Be a Maryland commercial customer.
  • Have an average monthly demand of 100 kW or less.
  • Participate in a Quick Energy Check-up and implement at least three low-cost/no-cost measures.
  • Use an approved Service Provider of your choice. (Find a Small Business Service Provider.)
  • The account may not be a temporary, cellular or microwave transmission tower account, or for a vacant building.
  • Parking lots, garages, or outdoor signage are qualified only when metered in a Small Business Program-eligible account that includes a building.

We Are Here to Help

Have any questions about the incentives, your eligibility, or how to apply? Contact us and we can help you get started today.

EmPOWER Maryland programs are funded by a charge on your energy bill. EmPOWER programs can help you reduce your energy consumption and save you money. To learn more about EmPOWER and how you can participate, click here.