Small Business Energy Solutions

  • Save up to 80% on energy-efficient lighting and refrigeration controls upgrades.
  • Get a fast return on your investment.
  • Enhance customer experience and improve employee productivity.

The BGE Small Business Energy Solutions Program helps small business owners and small nonprofit organizations manage energy costs and maintain a competitive edge. If you own or operate a small nonprofit or a small business, such as a delicatessen, drycleaner, convenience store, florist or café, this program can help you reduce costs while improving the quality of your lighting.


  • On-site energy analysis of your business’s energy use.
  • Simple, cost-effective options and easy-to-follow recommendations to help you manage your lighting, refrigeration, cooling and related expenses.
  • Financial incentives that cover up to 80% of the total cost of most lighting and refrigeration controls retrofit projects.
  • No Out-of-Pocket Outlay means that qualifying projects are eligible to the remaining 20% cost contribution over 12 monthly payments on your BGE bill through our no-interest Small Business Energy Advance.
  • Prequalified contractors to perform the work and simplify the process.
  • Equipment installation at your convenience.
  • Removal and environmentally friendly disposal of old fluorescent lamps and ballasts.
  • Fast return on investment.
  • Contractor-provided Opportunity Checklist that outlines potential projects eligible for incentives through BGE’s Energy Solutions for Business Program.
How to Participate

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For more ways to increase your energy efficiency and improve your bottom line, check out our Energy Solutions for Business Program.

To optimize your building’s existing energy performance without significant capital investments, check out our Building Tune-up Program.

For more ways to save on lighting, check out our Instant Lighting Discounts.

For additional information on the energy needs of your particular business check out our Business Energy Advisor.