We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are here to help customers through temporary or extended financial hardship. We are suspending service disconnections and waiving new late payment fees through at least May 1. We will be working with customers on a case-by-case basis to establish payment arrangements and identify energy assistance options. We have programs to help. Learn more here.
We support renewable energy and partner with our customers to ensure safe and reliable interconnection of renewable into the electric grid.
Use these resources to help understand renewable energy technologies.
The District of Columbia Department of Environment (DDOE) - The leading authority on energy and environmental issues affecting the District of Columbia. DDOE's Solar Advantage Plus provides rebates to help low-income District of Columbia residents install solar panels on their homes. The Solar Advantage Plus Program covers the full cost to install solar panels on single-family homes owned or rented by low-income District residents. Energy Efficiency, Demand Response and Renewable Energy Potential Studies assessed the technical, economic, and achievable potential for electric and natural gas energy efficiency, demand response, and renewable energy programs to assist policy makers with developing a Comprehensive Energy Plan for the District of Columbia.
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.
The 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 energy.gov orSRECTrade.com.