Looking for ways to make your municipality or government building more energy efficient? Look no further! The Energy Efficient Communities Program (also referred to as the Communities Program) offers funding, technical expertise, outreach, and educational opportunities to local municipal governments, schools, non-profit, religious and other community-serving organizations interested in making energy efficiency upgrades. Apply Now to start saving!
Our energy experts will help your organization every step of the way to identify projects that best fit your needs. Whether it is street lighting, interior/exterior lighting and controls, chillers, commercial appliances, HVAC units, variable frequency drives, or a custom solution, we have you covered.
We offer generous cash incentives that can cover a significant share of project costs. By participating in the Communities Program, organizations can enjoy:
The Energy Efficient Communities Program provides multiple projects to help save you money. Ready to apply? Click on your desired application below:
To meet the Communities Program requirements, you must:
Not sure if you meet the requirements? Contact program representatives at 1-866-353-5798 to determine your eligibility.
Municipal and government buildings with a monthly energy demand of 100 kW or less can participate in the Small Business Program
To participate in the Energy Efficient Communities Program, organizations must complete the following actions:
Contact the Pepco energy efficiency team, and we will help you:
Contact the Pepco energy efficiency team at 1-866-353-5798, and a program representative will put you in touch with your account executive. Pepco account executives will assist you in ensuring you meet the eligibility requirements, completing applications, finding Service Providers, providing advice, and guiding you through the program requirements.
Your account executive will help you to develop a list of eligible projects to maximize your budget and energy savings. You can also get a jump-start by viewing our available incentives.
Based on the list of eligible projects you develop with your account executive, the program team will be able to allocate a budget through the Communities program to qualify select equipment for higher incentives. Projects not covered by the allocation are still eligible through other programs including Existing Buildings/Prescriptive, Custom/New Construction, Small Business, Building Tune-up or Business Instant Discounts.
Work with the Pepco energy efficiency team and your Service Provider to make sure all necessary documentation is completed properly so you receive your incentives as soon as possible.
The Energy Efficient Communities Program wants to help your municipality or government building save energy and money. We understand the challenges that come with making changes, so we have compiled a list of funding, training, and other resources you can use to get started.
Sustainable Maryland is a certification program for municipalities in Maryland that want to go green and save money.
The Maryland Energy Administration promotes affordable, reliable, and cleaner energy for the benefit of all Marylanders. It administers grant and loan programs to encourage clean energy technologies in all Maryland municipalities.
Pepco is proud to offer a variety of energy savings programs to fit your business’s needs. Check out our other programs to learn about other ways you can save energy and money.
Business Instant Discounts
Instant discounts on energy-efficient lighting at participating distributors.
Medium and Large Business
Energy-efficient incentives for businesses with energy demands greater than 100 kW.
Combined Heat and Power
Recovery of wasted heat.
Operations and Maintenance Training
Electric energy conservation training for your facility and staff.
Energy Efficient Communities
Energy-efficient incentives and support available for municipal and government customers.
Energy-efficient incentives for businesses with energy demands of 100 kW or less.
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.