PEPCO - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Incentives Program

January 24, 2023


PEPCO provides a range of rebates for medium and large-scale businesses and industries in its service area. Rebates are available for a variety of equipment, including chillers, kitchen refrigeration, controls, HVAC, Variable Frequency Drives, and Lighting. Custom Rebates are also available. Contact the utility or visit the program website for more information.

To meet the Medium and Large Business requirements, you must:

  • Be a Maryland business or nonprofit customer with a commercial electric account.
  • Have a monthly energy demand greater than 100 kW over the last 12 months.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Maryland
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Potomac Electric Power Co.
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Clothes Washers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Chillers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
  • Windows
  • Motor VFDs
  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Vending Machine Controls
  • LED Lighting
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
  • HVAC
Incentive Amount: Chillers: Varies
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment: Varies
Heat Pump Water Heater: $500 - $1,000
Clothes Washers: $100-$200
Dehumidifiers: $25
Window Film: $1/Square Foot
"Smart" Power Strips: $10
Hotel Room HVAC: $70
Vending Machine Controls: $30-$75
Custom Incentives: $0.25 - $0.28/kWh
Lighting: Varies
Window AC Unit: $25
Air Conditioning Unit: $225/ton
Air Source Heat Pumps: $225/ton
Water Source Heat Pumps: $200/ton
Water Cooled Air Conditioners: $175 - $225/ton
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $250 - $300/ton
Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner: $50 - $100/ton
Packaged Terminal Heat Pump: $50 - $100/Unit
Ductless, Mini-Split AC Units, and Heat Pumps: $125/ton
Dual Enthalpy Economizer: $200/unit
Variable Frequency Drives: Varies
Maximum Incentive: Custom Incentives: Capped at 50% of total project cost (labor and materials). For New Construction and Major Renovation projects, incentives will be capped at 75% of incremental cost from baseline to installed equipment. Custom projects must pass the utility total resource cost (TRC) test.


Name: C& I Energy Savings Rebate Programs
Phone: (866) 353-5798

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.