Energy Efficient Communities

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 and government customers 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 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 up to 50% of project costs. By participating in the Communities Program, organizations can enjoy:

  • Reduced energy and maintenance costs.
  • Increased comfort.
  • Extended equipment life.
  • Budget savings.

 

 

Apply Now

The Energy Efficient Communities Program provides multiple projects to help save you money. Ready to apply? Click on your desired application below:

Eligibility

To meet the Communities Program requirements, you must:

  • Be a county, municipal, city, or town government agency.
  • Be a Maryland Delmarva Power customer with a commercial electric account.
  • Have a monthly energy demand greater than 60 kW over the last 12 months.

Not sure if you meet the requirements? Contact program representatives at 1-866-353-5799 to determine your eligibility.

Municipal and government buildings with a monthly energy demand of 60 kW or less can participate in the Small Business Program.

Program Requirements

To participate in the Energy Efficient Communities Program, organizations must complete the following actions:

  • Identify an Energy Champion, or the person that will be the main point of contact for the program team, attend required meetings and trainings, and assist with program applications.
  • Develop an implementation plan to identify goals, facilities, measures, and a timeline.
  • Meet with Delmarva Power quarterly to review program details and goals.
  • Submit a minimum of one application per year over the three-year cycle (2018–2020), including at least one non-prescriptive program application.
  • Receive pre-approval for every project.
  • Send at least one member of your organization to complete an Operations and Maintenance Training during the 2018–2020 program cycle.
  • Complete all project work by June 30, 2021.

How to Get Started

Contact the Delmarva Power energy efficiency team, and we will help you:

1. Schedule your kickoff meeting.

Contact the Delmarva Power energy efficiency team at 1-866-353-5799, and a program representative will put you in touch with your Account Executive. Delmarva Power 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.

2. Identify eligible projects.

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.

3. Apply for your incentives.

Work with the Delmarva Power 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.

Interested in More Savings?

Delmarva Power is proud to offer a variety of energy savings programs to fit your business’s needs. Check out our other programs to find more ways to save energy and money.

Business Instant Discounts
Instant discounts on energy-efficient lighting at participating distributors.

New Construction and Major Renovation
Energy-efficient equipment available for sites undergoing new construction or major renovation.

Combined Heat and Power
Recovery of wasted heat.

Operations and Maintenance Training
Electric energy conservation training for your facility and staff.

Medium and Large Business
Energy-efficient incentives for businesses with energy demands greater than 60 kW.

Small Business
Energy-efficient incentives for businesses with energy demands of 60 kW or less.

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.