Are you wanting to tackle energy-related items for your home today and need help to take action?

  • Big cooling bills.
  • Uncomfortable rooms with uneven cooling.
  • Air quality that could be better.
  • Wanting to put the sun’s energy to work for you.

The Montgomery County Green Bank’s Clean Energy Advantage Program can offer you smart, affordable, and flexible financing options to get you there. If you would like to find out more contact us here. 

The Clean Energy Advantage Program provides Montgomery County, MD homeowners with access to preferential financing from the Green Bank’s partner lending institutions.

The Clean Energy Advantage Program is available ONLY through our Participating Contractors that also are part of the utilities’ energy rebate and incentive programs.

How do I get started?

How Do I Get Started?

Read our brochure to understand the details of the CEA Program.

Our Participating Contractors can help you assess and advise on your energy-related improvement needs.  They can help identify any utility incentives that the work could capture.  And, they can offer you insights in to how to evaluate your improvement options.

If you move forward, the Participating Contractor can walk you through the steps to access the Clean Energy Advantage Program financing of our partner lending institutions.   You must go through a Participating Contractor to access the Clean Energy Advantage Program.

(Note:  If you are presently working with a contractor and they are not on the Participating Contractor list, then have the contractor contact us at

Eligible Improvements for the Clean Energy Advantage Program

Homeowners can use the financing in conjunction with any improvements and upgrades for which a utility incentive is provided under the EmPOWER Maryland program or renewable energy projects, ncluding:

  • Air leakage reduction, insulation, duct sealing
  • Electric Heating, Cooling or Hot Water
  • Gas Heating and Hot Water
  • Any compliance-based health and safety measures that are required for utility rebate or incentive eligibility, such as health air exchanges.
  • Solar PV
  • Geothermal
  • Energy Storage
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

For a full list of possible improvements, assessments, equipment, or programs, visit: Pepco’s Home Energy Savings ProgramBG&E’s Smart Energy Program, or First Potomac’s Home Energy Savings Program.

(Note: The Montgomery County Green Bank does not endorse or otherwise make any representation or warranty with respect to any contractor or the work, materials, or services provided by any contractor.)