Clean-Burning Wood Stove Grant Program (Maryland)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Maryland

Name Clean-Burning Wood Stove Grant Program (Maryland)
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Biomass, Clean-Burning Wood Stove
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Stick Burning Stove: $500

Pellet Burning Stove: $700







Equipment Requirements Stick Burning Stoves must be EPA Certified Wood Stoves and emit no more than 3 grams of particulate matter (PM)/hr

Pellet Burning Stoves must meet Washington Emission Standards and emit no more than 2 grams of particulate matter PM/hr

Start Date 2012-09-07




Installation Requirements Must replace an existing electric or non-natural gas fossil fueled heating system in a primary residence







Program Budget $50,000





Program Administrator Maryland Energy Administration (MEA)
Website http://energy.maryland.gov/Residential/woodstoves/index.html

Last DSIRE Review 2013-07-09
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2013-07-09


References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)[1]


Summary

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) now offers the Clean Burning Wood Stove Grant program as part of its Residential Clean Energy Grant Program. The Clean Burning Wood Stove Grant program offers a flat grant award of $500 for stick burning wood stoves and $700 for pellet burning wood stoves that meet program eligibility requirements.

Basic requirements for grant funding include:

  • The property must serve as primary residence
  • Clean burning wood stove must replace existing electric or non-natural gas fossil fuel heating system
  • A property may not receive more than one grant per technology per fiscal year from MEA
  • The MEA cannot offer grants to a property held in a trust
  • Applications have to be submitted to MEA within 12 months of installation*

Grants are allocated on a first come/first served basis across technologies, and are subject to change in amount and existence based on funding availability.

* A full list of program details and requirements can be found on the program web site listed above.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Maryland Energy Administration


Address 60 West Street, 3rd Floor

Place Annapolis, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21401
Phone (800) 723-6374
Phone 2 (410) 260-2606
Fax (410) 974-2250
Email cegp@energy.state.md.us
Website http://www.energy.state.md.us/
     
     


















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

References

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