Clean-Burning Wood Stove Grant Program

June 09, 2023


Fiscal Year 2023 Update: Applications will not be accepted after May 10, 2023. Information about the fiscal year 2024 availability in expected in mid- to late-2023.

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) 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 wood burning wood stoves and $700 for pellet burning wood stoves that meet program eligibility requirements.

Basic requirements for grant funding include:

  • All wood and pellet stoves must have an EPA-Published efficiency rating of 75% or higher as of September 15, 2022
  • The property must serve as primary residence
  • 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.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Maryland
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Maryland Energy Administration (MEA)
Start Date: 09/07/2012
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Biomass
  • Other EE
Incentive 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
All stoves must be EPA-Certified


Organization: Maryland Energy Administration
Address: 60 West Street, 3rd Floor
Annapolis MD 21401
Phone: (800) 723-6374

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.