Now Hiring! Loan Program Coordinator

The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) was created as a not-for–profit corporate instrumentality of state in 2008 through an act of the Maryland General Assembly. The organization reports to a nine member Board of Directors. The mission of the MCEC is to transform the energy economy in the State of Maryland by increasing clean energy…

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College Graduates Struggle Seeking Employment Mid-pandemic

Young job seekers entering the workforce are facing a new challenge after the COVID-19 pandemic made a severe impact on their education and life. Prior to COVID, college students were able to have the normal college experience of going to packed lecture halls excited to learn, socializing, and making connections, while simultaneously pursing sports and…

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Work Group Reviews, Reimagines EmPOWER Maryland Programs

Tasked with a sweeping, detailed and vital task, 170 participants in the Future Programming Work Group have dug into a nine-month plan to review and propose revisions to the operations of EmPOWER Maryland. The Work Group – which includes representatives from utilities, state and local governments, energy-focused organizations and individual companies – began holding weekly…

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What is Solar Oysters?

What is powered by the sun, provides nutrition, but decreases nutrients? Someday you might hear this question asked on Jeopardy, and you’ll want to be ready with the answer, “What is Solar Oysters?” Solar Oysters, LLC, a member of the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance, offers an automated aquaculture system that can generate valuable protein, generate nutrient…

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RFP Announcement: MD-PACE Program Design and Administration

The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) is seeking proposals to provide administration of the Maryland Property Assessed Clean Energy (MD-PACE) Program. The purpose of the Program is to provide increased access to commercial PACE financing in order to assist in achievement of Maryland’s clean energy policy goals. The Program will expand and improve long-term financing…

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