Parking Lot Solar PV with EV Charger Grant Program

October 29, 2020


Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) offers grants for installing solar photovoltaic (PV) over parking lots with electric vehicle (EV) chargers.  The system must install a minimum of 75 kW of solar mounted on a canopy structure over the parking lot with a minimum of four qualified Level II or Level III EV chargers. The program offers grant up to $600 per kW of PV installed with a maximum cap of $300,000 per project. Total fund of $1.6 million is available for FY 2021 for the program. 

The project must be located in a parking lot in Maryland which is accessible for use at least five days a week. Systems must be net-metered. Please visit the program website for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Maryland
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Maryland Energy Administration
Start Date: 12/01/2014
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Incentive Amount: Up to $600 per kW (DC) of PV installed per project
Maximum Incentive: $300,000 per project
Equipment Requirements: Must install at least 75kW of solar PV panels on a canopy structure over parking lot
Must include at least 4 qualified Level II or Level III EV chargers
PV system must be in compliance with UL 1741 and UL 1703
Installation Requirements: Must include minimum of 4 electric vehicle chargers


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Solar Photovoltaics
Sectors: Commercial, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government
Parameters: The incentive is 600.00 $/kW


Name: David Comis
Phone: (443) 908-1743

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.