As of December 15, 2023, the SMECO EmPOWER Maryland Programs are awaiting approval by the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) for 2024–2026. As of December 21, 2023, the FlexTemp Pilot is closed for enrollment. If you have any questions, please visit the FAQ below and email us at smecoflextemp@icf.com with any additional inquiries. Otherwise, please check back for more updates on the program in 2024.

Save year-round. Get up to $50 in bill credits each year you participate.

Enroll in FlexTemp and you’ll earn bill credits annually while helping to reduce demand on the electric grid—and that benefits everyone. When you participate, small, brief adjustments of 1–4°F will be made to your smart thermostat when energy demand is high, any time of the year, with little impact on your comfort.

Once the typical 15-minute to one-hour event is over, your system will return the temperature to its normal setting. And, you can easily opt out of an event for any reason.

Eligible smart thermostats for SMECO’s FlexTemp Pilot Program include:

  • Honeywell Home
  • Sensi
  • Alarm.com
  • Nest

Ecobee customers who were accepted to FlexTemp through May 31, 2023 will remain in FlexTemp. After May 31, 2023, Ecobee customers are only eligible for the SmartTemp Program.SMECO CoolSentry Program participants are not eligible.

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Get answers. Check out the frequently asked questions, email or call 877-818-4094.

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EmPOWER Maryland programs are funded by a charge on your energy bill. EmPOWER programs can help you reduce your energy consumption and save you money. Learn more about EmPOWER and how you can participate.