Energy Solutions for Business:
Retrofit Lighting

Application Instructions

Please have the following information available prior to beginning:

  • Business Contact Information: Mailing Address, Phone, Email
  • Service Provider Information (if applicable)
  • BGE Account Number
  • Expected Completion Date
  • Technical Sheet – which provides a list of the incentive offering and technical requirements. Located at Lighting Technical Sheet.
  • Retrofit Lighting Worksheet – which will be required documentation to upload in the "Tasks" tab within your project in the Application Center. Located at Retrofit Lighting Worksheet. Please read the instructions tab, as the Retrofit Lighting Worksheet has recently changed.
  • Exterior Circuit Verification Form – required documentation for exterior pole-mounted lighting projects to certify circuits are metered and have been identified at the panel level.


Prior to submitting new Prescriptive or Custom applications, all Service Providers are required to submit a Service Provider application and wait for approval. If you have not yet submitted an application, please review the requirements to become a participating Service Provider before submitting the Service Provider application online.

Remember: Pre-approval is required for all projects. Please review the Terms & Conditions for online applications. Fill out the form electronically using our convenient, fillable PDF to save time, paper, and hassle.

BGE will process applications for payment in the order received and will authorize payment upon the application’s review and approval. The incentive check will be mailed 6–8 weeks after the project’s completion and payment approval.

Are you ready to begin your application?

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