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FirstEnergy (Potomac Edison) - Municipal and Street Lighting Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 11/14/2012
Program Overview:
State: Maryland
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Pedestrian Signals, Traffic Signals
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Institutional
Amount:Street Lightingbr/> High Pressure Sodium Fixtures: $10 - $50/unit
LED/Induction Fixtures: $50

Traffic/Pedestrian Signals
Lamp/Signal/Arrows: $35/unit
Equipment Requirements:See application forms on program web site
Web Site:

FirstEnergy offers several incentives for non-residential and municipal customers to upgrade traffic signals, pedestrian signals, street lights to more efficient  fixtures. The Municipal Lighting Incentive Program offers flat-rate incentives per fixture for converting to LED traffic and Pedestrian signals. The Streetlighting program offers prescriptive incentives for retrofitting Mercury Vapor streetlights to more efficient technologies such as high pressure sodium fixtures, LED fixtures and induction fixtures. Such fixtures must have on dusk-to-dawn photo sensors to qualify. Parties interested in either program option should view the program web site listed above and explore the "Lighting Programs" tab at the top left of the page.

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FirstEnergy (Potomac Edison)
19813 Leitersburg Pike, #301
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Phone: (866) 563-5966
Phone 2: (240) 539-8090
Web Site:
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