Commercial Clean Energy Grant Program (Maryland)
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Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Commercial Clean Energy Grant Program|
|Incentive Type||State Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Local Government|
|Eligible Technologies||Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| PV: 30-60/kW (varies by capacity)|
SWH: 10-20/square foot (varies by total panel area)
|Eligible System Size|| PV: 1 - 200 kW|
SWH: 50 - 1,200 square feet
|Equipment Requirements|| All equipment must be new |
PV: systems must be grid-tied and meet all applicable UL, IEEE, and NEC standards, and be in compliance with the state net metering law;
|Expiration Date||When funding is exhausted|
|Funding Source||Strategic Energy Investment Fund (SEIF)|
|Installation Requirements||Installer NABCEP certification will be required for PV systems|
|Maximum Incentive|| PV: 6,000 |
|Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits||Remains with project owner|
|Program Administrator||Maryland Energy Administration|
|References||DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency|
The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) offeres grants for mid-sized photovoltaic (PV) systems, solar water heating systems (SWH) and Geothermal Heating & Cooling (GHC) installed by businesses, non-profits, and local governments. Funding is available on first-come, first-serve basis and is subject to change based on funding availability.
The incentive amounts for each technology depends on the capacity of system. The program are classified into either Small or Large Commercial grants, with incentives amounts below
|Contact Name||Public Information Officer - MEA|
|Department||Maryland Energy Administration|
|Address||60 West Street, 3rd Floor|
|Phone 2||(800) 723-6374|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||MD STATE-GOVT §9–20B-01 et seq.|
|Authority 2:||COMAR 14.26.04|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.