We support renewable energy and partner with our customers to ensure safe and reliable interconnection of renewable energy into the electric grid.
Use these resources to help understand renewable energy technologies.
EmPOWER Maryland - EmPOWER Maryland is a state-wide initiative to reduce energy consumption by 15 percent by 2015. Taking part in Pepco's
energy efficiency programs will help you save energy and money and also make Maryland a cleaner and greener place to live.
Maryland Public Service Commission - The mission of the Maryland Public Service Commission is to ensure safe, reliable, and economic public utility and transportation service to the citizens of Maryland.
Maryland’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) - This program provides home weatherization services such as weather stripping, caulking, plastic window covering, etc. for income-eligible customers to help make your home or apartment more fuel-efficient and comfortable at no cost.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has consumer information about the installation of solar arrays. The FTC’s article,
Solar Power for Your Home may be useful. Note in the conclusion it states “If you think a company’s product doesn’t live up to the advertising, you can
file a complaint with the FTC and your state consumer protection agency.” For Maryland, that agency is The Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Maryland Attorney General.
Find more information about Solar Renewable Energy Credits at
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) – DOE’s
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) offers information and resources of renewable energy systems for your home or business.
Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) – DSIRE is a comprehensive repository of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Alliance to Save Energy (ASE) - ASE offers an online Home Energy Check-up that provides information on improvements to your home or business. These resources help you save money and increase comfort in your home while reducing energy use and pollution at the same time. Click to start your home energy audit now.
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – SEIA is a national trade association that researches, manufactures, distributes, finances, and builds solar projects domestically and internationally.
U.S. Renewable Energy Association – The United States Renewable Energy Association is a renewable energy advocacy group, working to both educate and promote advanced technologies in the renewable energy industry.
Electric Perspectives - Is the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) online magazine.
"Solar Power for Your Home: A Consumer's Guide" from the LSU AgCenter - The LSU AgCenter and EEI have developed a useful brochure for homeowners considering solar installations.
Current Utility Screening Practices, Technical Tools, Impact Studies, and Mitigation Strategies for Interconnecting PV on the Electric Distribution Systems – A report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Electric Power Research Institute examining opportunities across the U.S. to streamline the interconnection process from application to installation.
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