FREE technical assistance available for Maryland-based rural agricultural producers and small businesses to access USDA REAP funding

Maryland Clean Energy Center to provide support for grant applicants looking to reduce operating costs with an energy audit, efficiency upgrades, and renewable energy projects The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) was recently awarded a $155,400 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA/ Rural Development) Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). These funds will…

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Now Accepting 2024 Advisory Council Applications

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The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) Advisory Council helps set the framework for activity of the organization, advises the Executive Director, and informs the Board of Directors. The Council identifies and works to remove barriers to success in the energy sector. Most of the work for this important group will be done through surveys and…

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Over $1M in CEA Loan Program approved financing for Maryland home energy improvements

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Low-cost, Maryland PSC approved, program offers homeowners loans with 0% financing for 12 months, and reduced interest rates. COLLEGE PARK, Md. ­For Maryland homeowners suspecting they are paying too much for cooling or heating needs, or those who anticipate needing to replace those systems, the Clean Energy Advantage (CEA) Loan Program provides a convenient and…

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GGRF Solar For All Application Partner Interest Requested

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The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) is coordinating a statewide application in pursuit of EPA Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) Solar for All Program Funding. MCEC is building a collaborative working partnership with state, local and municipal government agencies, NGOs, labor and workforce training organizations, financing organizations, industry leaders, contractors and project developers. Work sessions…

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Alchemity Wins a $1,000 prize from the MD Dept of Commerce at MEIA Pitch Event

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Clean energy innovators, business leaders, and government supporters celebrate MEIA’s 2023 Cohort. College Park-based Alchemity was named the Grand Prize winner of the pitch competition during the Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator (MEIA) 2023 Pitch Competition Finale, held on June 22. Four Startup Teams showcased their innovative clean energy product or service for a panel of…

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Morgan State University (MSU) Master Services Agreement Moves the Campus Closer to Sustainability Goals

MCEC offers strategic procurement and technical services to public and private sector clients seeking to develop, build, finance, own, and operate clean energy and energy efficiency systems, infrastructure, and technologies. Through a novel partnership agreement, MCEC is providing procurement, project management, and technical assistance to Morgan State University (MSU), to assist the institution with meeting…

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Become a 2023 Summit Sponsor

SAVE THE DATE to attend the Maryland Clean Energy Summit on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Hosted by the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) and our partners, this regional conference brings together forward thinkers in policy and research, business and utility sector leaders, capital providers and finance…

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MCEC Network Partner Call for Proposals – Deadline Extended

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The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) is calling for ideas and ready-to-implement, longer-term proposals for projects, programs, partnerships, and initiatives designed to help the state achieve greenhouse gas reduction goals and address economic development and climate justice challenges in the near term. In 2021, the Maryland General Assembly enacted the Climate Solutions Now Act (CSNA)…

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Washington County Picks up the PACE for Commercial and Industrial Properties

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County Council Passes Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (PACE) The Washington County Board of County Commissioners has unanimously approved the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) ordinance to join the statewide C-PACE program. Passage of the ordinance makes the county eligible to participate in the Maryland Commercial PACE (MDPACE) program, administered by the Maryland…

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