Save Energy & Money

Do you want to save energy and save money? The EmPOWER Maryland initiative aims to reduce energy use in the state each year. SMECO’s EmPOWER Maryland programs help customer-members save energy.

Check this page periodically for information about new programs and shop our online store to start saving now.

Rebates for Your Home:

Make Your Home Energy Efficient:

You can also view our videos on ways to save energy, with tips for summer and winter.

Go Online to Grow Your Energy Savings:

Energy Efficiency Curriculum for Schools and Students:

Incentives for Your Business:

Financing Options:

Home owners can apply for a BeSMART Energy Efficiency Loan to finance the cost of energy efficiency improvements. BeSMART is an unsecured loan based on verification of credit and ability to pay. You can apply if you match the loan requirements below.

BeSMART Loan Eligibility Requirements

  • Maryland homeowner
  • Credit score of 640 or greater
  • Debt to income ratio that does not exceed 50 percent
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EmPOWE RMaryland 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.

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