If your business has a commercial kitchen, the C&I Energy Savings Program can help you save energy and money. In addition to lowering energy costs, efficiency improvements can enhance the comfort and performance of your restaurant, cafeteria, or kitchen for your guests and staff. We offer cash incentives for upgrading to new energy efficient Commercial ENERGY STARĀ® qualified electric equipment for food preparation.


Refrigeration uses large amounts of electric energy at many businesses, such as grocery stores, restaurants, food and industrial processors, hospitals, and lodging establishments. If your business has refrigeration, installing energy efficient equipment and controls on existing or new equipment can help you reduce energy costs, enhance equipment reliability, and improve your bottom line Refer to the Commercial Refrigeration and Kitchen Equipment Application Workbook for eligible measures and incentives, technical details and terms and conditions.

How to Participate

Learn more about Program Eligibility and Application Process

All applications require pre-approval.

To apply for incentives, complete and submit the Commercial Refrigeration and Kitchen Equipment Application Workbook to the Program Office.

If you have questions, call or email our customer service office, below, and a program representative will be able to assist you.

C&I Energy Savings customer service: 1-866-353-5799

Other Incentives Available

We offer cash incentives for other energy efficiency equipment and technologies that can help you save energy and improve your bottom line. To learn more, visit Lighting Fixtures & Controls, HVAC or Custom Projects. If your business had a monthly demand of 60 kW or less for the last 12 months, you may qualify for our Small Business Program.

These programs support EmPOWER Maryland administered by the Maryland Energy Administration.