Fuel-switching measures and renewable projects, such as solar water heaters or photovoltaic installations, do not qualify under this program.
All customer-specific information provided to SMECO will be held in confidence.
ICF is an energy consulting company that was selected by SMECO to implement the co-op’s portfolio of energy efficiency programs. ICF has extensive experience managing similar programs throughout the country. ICF has a local office in Columbia, Maryland.
The programs were designed using a best practices approach from utilities across the country. However, programs are reviewed periodically and it is possible for programmatic processes or elements, including incentives, to change from year to year.
The current programs are approved by the Maryland Public Service Commission through December 31, 2021.
Incentives are funded through Maryland Public Service Commission approved energy efficiency charges applied to customers’ electric bills (EmPOWER Maryland charge).