Maryland Needs Nuclear Power to Meet its Clean Energy Goals

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Maryland is at a crossroads when it comes to its energy future. The damage caused by burning fossil fuels is already at our doorsteps in Maryland and can be felt around the country. In the US, air pollution is responsible for around 100,000 premature deaths each year and costs the U.S. $1 trillion per year.…

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Apply Now to Serve on MCEC’s 2022 Advisory Council

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The MCEC Advisory Council exists to assist in developing strategic objectives for the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC), advises the Executive Director, and informs the Board of Directors. The Council evaluates issues, reviews proposed policy and regulatory matters, facilitates relationship building, and builds awareness of MCEC to encourage the adoption of its mission. In addition,…

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MCEC Awarded $750,00 from EDA Build to Scale Venture Challenge for MEIA

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The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) was awarded $750,000 for a three-year grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to support its project, “The Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator,” as part of EDA’s 2021 Build to Scale Venture Challenge. The Venture Challenge seeks to leverage regional competitive strengths to accelerate innovation and job creation through…

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Work Group Reviews, Reimagines EmPOWER Maryland Programs

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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?

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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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