The SEED Program will allow qualifying businesses to invest more of their resources in their own operations by reducing BGE’s charges for service extensions and temporarily decreasing energy distribution charges. These reductions can help businesses grow, expand, hire and ultimately contribute to a stronger economy. Click here to learn more.
BGE’s SEED Program offers eligible commercial customers:
A 25% reduction on electric and natural gas distribution and demand charges
A 75% discount on service extension costs (for businesses that are located in a Maryland enterprise zone).
SEED Program Benefits
Minimum qualifying load
500 kW of new electric demand per month and/or 90,000 therms of gas annually
No minimum load requirement
New full-time job requirement
At least 10 full-time jobs
At least one full-time job
25 percent reduction for three years
25 percent reduction for five years
Approved enterprise zone based businesses can also receive a 75 percent discount on service extension costs