Vice President Harris Announces Inflation Reduction Act Provisions at Coppin State University

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MCEC staff, board, and advisory council members were in attendance at Coppin State University (CSU), earlier this month, to hear Vice President Kamala Harris share details about provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act that will combat climate change and create a stronger clean energy economy. Anthony Jenkins, President of Coppin State University, opened the program…

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Innovative Battery Manufactured in Maryland

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MCEC recently had the opportunity to visit Ion Storage Systems (ION) at their Beltsville, MD location. ION boasts the only solid-state electrolyte technology that has achieved ARPA-E and DOE VTO Fast-Charge goals for Li-cycling current density at room temperature and with no applied pressure. This is enabled by their proprietary ceramic bilayer design which includes…

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The Future of Offshore Wind in Maryland

Maryland Deems Offshore Wind a Vital Role in Fighting Climate Change Offshore wind is a renewable resource capable of providing U.S. coastal states with abundant amounts of energy. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory estimates U.S. offshore wind can have more than 4,200 gigawatts of capacity. For comparison, the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant produces up to 1.79 gigawatts (1,790 megawatts). The…

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2023 Legislative Reception Put Workforce Development and Climate Justice in the Foreground

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Last month, The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) hosted the 2023 Legislative Reception: People Power for Decarbonization, in a hybrid format. The program brought together clean energy and economic development professionals, regulators, legislators, and community leaders focused on strategies for implementation to achieve Maryland’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) goals. MCEC also announced the release of…

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