Now Accepting 2023 Advisory Council Applications

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The Maryland Clean Energy Center is currently accepting applications for the 2023 MCEC Advisory Council. The deadline to apply is Friday, November 4. The MCEC Advisory Council exists to assist in developing strategic objectives for the Maryland Clean Energy Center, advise the Executive Director, and inform the Board of Directors. The Council evaluates issues, reviews…

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Wade Haerle is a Longtime Economic Development Leader and the New Director for the Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator

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Haerle brings over 30 years of experience with energy and renewables to lead innovation with MEIA After working with 37 startups, leading to the creation of five new companies and the acceleration of 10 already existing, the Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator (MEIA) now welcomes Wade Haerle as the new Director. MEIA is a venture development…

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Inflation Reduction Act Sets Stage for Massive Investment in Clean Energy

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As the single largest clean energy investment in American history, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is poised to trigger a decade of heightened investment, production and innovation that could transform the energy sector, according to multiple analysts. The IRA includes $370 billion of climate and clean energy investments which are geared to cut U.S. greenhouse…

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Wood Energy Fuel Supply Analysis Funded by Rural Maryland Council

A partnership between the Western Maryland Resource Conservation and Development Counciland Maryland Clean Energy Center to research wood energy in the state As Maryland explores opportunities to increase the usage of renewable wood energy throughout the state, the Western Maryland Resource Conservation and Development Council (WM RC&D) and the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) have…

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Maryland Advances Biomass Wood Energy Solutions

$25,000 awarded from the Maryland Agricultural Education & Rural DevelopmentAssistance Fund grant to conduct in-person, on-site education efforts Maryland continues to search for ways to develop and expand its existing renewable energy portfolio. Thermal wood energy is beginning to gain traction and attention across the state as a sustainable alternative to traditional heat sources such…

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