FirstEnergy (Potomac Edison) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Maryland)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Maryland

Name Allegheny Power - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Fed. Government, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Traffic Signals, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Non-Standard Lighting

Interior/Exterior Lighting: $0.05/kwh saved in first year
Hard-Wired CFL Fixture: $25
Screw-In CFL Fixture: $1
LED Exit Sign: $25
Lighting Controls: $25/sensor

Standard Lighting
T8/T5 Fixtures (Replacements): $10 - $65/fixture
Permanent Delamping with T8/T5 Replacements: $35/fixture
LED Lamps (Replacement): $25 - $30/lamp
LED Fixtures (Replacement): $25 - $250/fixture
CFL Fixtures (Replacement): $35/fixture
CFL Lamps (Replacement): $1/fixture
Occupancy Sensors/Controls: $25 - $75/unit
Traffic Signals (Municipal): $35

Other Technologies
Air Conditioner: $100/ton
Chillers: $15 - $25/ton
Hotel Room HVAC Controls: $70 - $80/room
Variable Frequency Drives: $45/tons
HVAC Maintenance: $75/room
Dual Enthalpy Economizer Controls: $200/unit
Heat Pump Water Heaters: $200/unit
Water Heaters: $50/unit
Food Service Equipment: Contact Utility
Custom: $0.05/kWh saved

Eligible System Size Custom Projects: Minimum energy savings of 50,000 kWh/yr per project

Custom Buildings: Minimum energy savings of 20,000 kWh/yr per project
Energy Management Systems: Minimum energy savings of 20,000 kWh/yr per project

Equipment Requirements HVAC: See application form

VFD's: See application form
Lighting: See application form
Water Heaters: EF 0.95 or greater to qualify
Heat Pump Water Heaters: EF 2.0 or greater to qualify

Installation Requirements VFD's: rebates exceeding 3,000 or VFD sizes 50 HP or greater must get written pre-approval

Maximum Incentive Contact Utility

Program Administrator Allegheny Power

References DSIRE[1]


FirstEnergy company Potomac Edison offers rebates to eligible commercial and industrial customers in Maryland service territory who are interested in upgrading to efficient equipment. Rebates are available on lighting, controls, sensors, traffic signals, exit signs, heat pumps, air conditioners, chillers, variable frequency drives, food service equipment and custom measures. Contact Potomac Edison or SAIC for information on maximum allowable incentive payments and other requirements. All appropriate forms, requirements and guidelines for equipment may be found on the program web site listed above. All application forms must be filled out completely along with all necessary purchase documentation. Contact your utility for other information regarding this program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Rebate Programs
Department SAIC
Address 19813 Leitersburg Pike #301
Place Hagerstown, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21742
Phone (866) 563-5966
Fax (240) 539-8090

  • 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)"