ENERGY STAR® certified cooking equipment uses 10 to 50 percent less energy than conventional models.

ENERGY STAR LED exit signs can save up to 80 percent in energy costs. They also last up to 25 years compared to just one year for an incandescent sign.

We work with more than 100 program allies who provide service to Potomac Edison’s Maryland customers who can help you plan and implement energy-efficient projects.

Lighting Incentive Programs

Learn more about cash incentive programs that provide reimbursement for lighting improvements.


Available to existing facilities and new construction projects, the Lighting Incentives for Business Program is offered to Maryland commercial, industrial, governmental and institutional customers of Potomac Edison to encourage participants to install high-efficiency lighting equipment.

Cash incentives are available for installation of:

Pre-Approval Requirements

All Lighting Incentives for Business Program applications received by the program will require pre-approval before the purchase and installation of materials.

Effective Dates

To qualify for incentives through the Lighting Incentives for Business Program, equipment must have been purchased and installed after January 1, 2018, and after the receipt of a formal pre-approval letter from the Program Administrator.


Incentives available from the Lighting Incentives for Business Program are shown below, and are limited to the total equipment cost (excluding taxes). Only new equipment is eligible for incentives under the Lighting Incentives for Business Program.

Click here to view the incentives.

How Do I Apply For Incentives?

Step 1 – The participant should complete and submit a Lighting Program application online and upload required documents through the application portal. The following documents are required for a pre-approval:

  1. Potomac Edison lighting calculator spreadsheet (This requirement is waived for projects involving only the installation of LED channel letter signage.)
  2. Manufacturers’ specification (cut) sheets for the proposed equipment. Please highlight all relevant information such as the equipment efficiency ratings.
  3. Letter attesting to the facility hours of operation (if applicable)
  4. W-9 tax form for the incentive payee
  5. Copy of utility bill to confirm account number and service address. If desired, the participant may obscure all cost and rate related information.

Step 2 – The Program Administrator will notify the applicant via email when the review is complete and funds have been reserved. Upon receipt of a Program pre-approval email, participants may purchase and install their energy efficient equipment.

Step 3 – Once the project is complete, the participant should review the approved application for any changes to the project that occurred during installation and make any needed corrections. The following final documentation should be submitted to the Program Administrator for review:

  1. Detailed, itemized invoices or proofs of purchase for the equipment installed
  2. Manufacturers’ specification (cut) sheets for any additional equipment installed (if applicable).
  3. Revised Potomac Edison lighting calculator spreadsheet (This requirement is waived if no changes were made during construction.)
  4. Completed letter of attestation

Upon receipt and verification of all required documentation, the incentive check will be processed and mailed to the applicant or to an authorized representative, if requested on the application.

Apply online or contact us at 855-801-5803 for assistance.