2021 Maryland General Assembly Special Session Summary Update

Maryland legislators took their seats in chambers on Monday, December 6, for the 2021 Special Legislative Session. Their mission included the debate of Redistricting Maps and the selection of a State Treasurer to replace retiring Nancy Kopp, who has served in the position since February 2002. With the return to chambers, the Maryland Constitution requires…

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MEIA Receives $10,000 Grant from The Butz Foundation

The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) has been awarded a grant of $10,000 from the Butz Foundation to support the Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator (MEIA) program. MEIA welcomed its inaugural cohort in January of 2020 and has received funding from a variety of sources for its work to assist with the commercialization of advanced energy…

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Limited Sponsor Ops Available for 2022 Legislative Reception

MCEC needs your support to stay on target for the 2022 Maryland Legislative Session! Your sponsorship demonstrates the diversity and reach of the energy industry sector in Maryland to policymakers. The 2022 MCEC Legislative Reception will be held in a hybrid format to allow for in-person networking and remote attendees to hear from guest speakers on…

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MD-PACE Financing Stronger Communities

How a recent legislative update will unlock resiliency for Maryland A landmark amendment, passed in March, promises to make Maryland one of the most innovative locations for Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy financing (C-PACE) in the country. Currently active in Washington, D.C. and 26 states including Maryland, C-PACE provides property owners and developers access to…

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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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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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RFP Announcement: Clean Energy Advantage Loan Pilot Program Management

The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) and the Montgomery County Green Bank (MCGB) have gained approval from the Maryland Public Service Commission to develop and implement the Clean Energy Advantage Pilot Program. As Program Administrators, MCEC and MCGB are seeking a vendor to successfully launch and strategically manage the pilot program. Vendors submitting proposals must submit…

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Manta Biofuel Wins MEIA Pitch Event

Manta Biofuel Wins $1,000 prize from Maryland Department of Commerce at Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator Pitch Event Owings Mills-based Manta Biofuel was named the Grand Prize winner of the pitch competition during the Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator (MEIA) 2021 Pitch Competition Finale, held on June 16. The virtual event was the culmination of months of…

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