Energy Wise Rewards for Business is a voluntary peak-energy management program for businesses, nonprofits, congregations, and other commercial customers located in Maryland. The program manages peak-energy demand by cycling off and on central air conditioners and heat pumps during times of peak electricity use, typically June through September. In turn, you receive a web-programmable thermostat or an outdoor switch at no charge, and credits off your electricity bills for participating.

The demand for electricity in Maryland is rising. Energy Wise Rewards manages peak-energy demand and reduces the need for costly, new electrical infrastructure. Choosing to participate in Energy Wise Rewards benefits your business, your community, and our environment.

Enroll now and choose a web-programmable thermostat or an outdoor switch. Pepco will provide and install either device at no charge – a capital asset for your business. You’ll receive a one-time Installation Credit, and Annual Reward Credits on your June through October bills each year you participate. Don’t miss this opportunity to save automatically off your bottom line.


Energy Wise Rewards is a voluntary peak-energy management program that cycles off and on central air conditioner units and heat pumps over short intervals to help balance the region’s demand for electricity. These conservation periods occur on Peak Savings Days, days when the demand for electricity is highest, typically June through September. Customers choose a web-programmable thermostat or an outdoor switch, which is installed at no charge, and receive bill credits off electricity bills for participating.

During an Energy Wise Rewards conservation period, the air conditioner fan continues to circulate air throughout your facility. Conservation periods usually occur during the cooling season on weekday afternoons, or Peak Savings Days, and typically last from three to six hours. Energy Wise Rewards participants can expect about five Peak Savings Days a year.

For more details, read our Frequently Asked Questions, or call 1-866-353-5799 and speak with an Energy Wise Rewards representative.