SMECO- Small Business/Non-Profit Solutions

January 06, 2023


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) offers Small Business Solutions program, which provides incentives up to 80% of the cost of retrofit projects for qualified small business and non-profit institutions. Range of prescriptive incentives is available for lighting, vending machine controls, refrigeration, water heating, and others. 

To be eligible for the program the customer should be located within the SMECO service territory with rate codes 401, 402, and 403. The program uses approved contractors based on geographical area who will perform onsite energy assessment, recommend upgrades, and arrange installation on behalf of SMECO. The list of approved contractors is available on the program website. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Maryland
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
  • Building Insulation
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: Varies
Maximum Incentive: Up to 80% of the total cost
Eligible System Size: Assessed by the contractor
Installation Requirements: Must be performed by approved contractors
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: SMECO


Name: Customer Service
Organization: Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative
Phone: (+18) 884-4033

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.