FirstEnergy (Potomac Edison) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Maryland)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Maryland

Name FirstEnergy (Potomac Edison) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Dehumidifiers, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Appliance Recycling, ECM Motors, LED Lighting, Heat Pump Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Refrigerator-Freezers: Up to $150

Freezers: $75
Room AC: $25
Clothes Washer: Up to $100
CFL Bulbs: $1.50/bulb
LED Fixtures: $30/unit
Torchiere Floor Lamps: $15/unit
CFL Fixtures: $10/unit
Heat Pump Water Heaters: $350/unit
Storage Water Heaters: $25
Dehumidifier: $25
Room AC Recycling: $25
Refrigerator Recycling: $50
Freezer Recycling: $50
Central AC/Heat Pump Tune Up: $100
ECM Motor: $40
Central AC: $300-$500
Heat Pump: Up to $500
Geothermal Heat Pump: $500
Home Performance with Energy Star: 50% of home improvements, up to $2,000

Equipment Requirements Lighting/Appliances: Must be ENERGY STAR qualified

CFL's: UPC labels from packages
Refrigerator/Freezer: Only available when old unit recycled properly; old units must be between 10-30 cu. ft.
Central AC/Heat Pump: SEER 14.5, EER 12, HSPF 8.5
Ductless Mini-Split AC/Heat Pump: SEER 15, EER 12

Expiration Date 2014-12-31

Maximum Incentive Room AC/Room AC Recycling: Limit 3

All Other Appliances: Limit 1 per household
Home Performance Programs: 15% of cost for insulation

Program Administrator Allegheny Power

References DSIRE[1]


FirstEnergy (Potomac Edison) offers incentives to Maryland residential customers who are interested in upgrading to more energy efficient appliances and HVAC systems. Rebates are available on washers, refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, CFL light bulbs, Central A/C, heat pumps, and various recycled appliances. Most appliances are only eligible for one rebate per customer per year, however room ac units have a maximum limit of 3 per customer. All efficiency and equipment standards on the Potomac Edison program web site and booklet must be met in order to receive rebates. See program web site listed above for more information on eligible equipment and program guidelines. Customers are asked to allow six to eight weeks for processing.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Residential
Department Allegheny Power
Address 800 Cabin Hill Drive
Place Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Zip/Postal Code 15601-1689
Phone (800) 255-3443


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"