Climate Technology Founder’s Fund Will Accelerate Economic Opportunities and Carbon Reduction Solutions for Maryland

Maryland Clean Energy Center – Climate Technology Founder’s Fund (SB0960) was among the 275 bills signed into law by Governor Moore, yesterday. By establishing the Climate Technology Founder’s Fund, Maryland will be better positioned to invest in the start-up companies looking to advance exciting new cleantech and climate tech solutions. This is a critical resource…

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Maryland Wood Fuel Supply Chain Analysis Published

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The Maryland Clean Energy Center has recently published the Maryland Wood Fuel Supply Chain Analysis, which examined the availability of fuelwood stock in Maryland and bordering counties of adjacent states.   Intended to address concerns about the feasibility and sustainability of advanced biomass heating and combined-heat-and-power systems for Maryland, the study had 4 key findings: …

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Infrastructure as a Service Procurement Expedites Implementation of Clean Energy Solutions

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The Maryland Clean Energy Center announces the selection of ten vendors with technical capabilities to assist with planning, installation, operation, and management of energy solutions and systems through Master Service Agreements and assists Baltimore County secure EV Infrastructure Assessment and Planning Contract. Public and private sector partners now have convenient access to qualified service providers,…

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$15 Million Climate Catalytic Capital Fund Launched to Support Maryland Clean Energy Projects

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Today, the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) is launching the Climate Catalytic Fund (C3 Fund), to support projects that implement clean energy measures and technologies intended to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the impact of climate change.    With $15 million to distribute over three fiscal years, MCEC will support projects and investments with…

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MCEC Seeks Public Private Investment Partnerships to Leverage Federal Loans for Clean Energy in Maryland

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The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC)  released a Request for Information (RFI) which seeks to gather information regarding the potential use of State funds to implement the priorities outlined in Maryland’s Climate Solutions Now Act and associated Climate Pollution Reduction Plan, the Clean Energy Jobs Act and Clean Energy Future package and leverage federal financing…

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$15M Federal Grant Awarded to Maryland Public Private Partnership to Support EV Charging Network

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The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) and partners were joined by U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA), earlier today, to celebrate yesterday’s announcement of a $15 million grant to the Maryland Clean Energy Center to fund 58 electric vehicle charging stations statewide and includes innovative workforce development investments. Funding will support the…

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MCEC Appoints 2024 Advisory Council

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Maryland’s advanced energy efforts supported by local experts with a broad range of experience and sector perspectives. Maryland has set ambitious targets for greenhouse gas reductions and the deployment of renewable energy technologies. The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) serves as a statewide green bank with a mission to transform the energy economy in Maryland…

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Thermal and combined-heat-and-power wood energy facility tours in VT & NH

The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) recently hosted a second educational site visit  to showcase thermal and combined-heat-and-power (CHP) wood energy, in partnership with the Rural Maryland Council MAERDAF grant, the U.S. Forest Service, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and the Alliance for Green Heat.  Tour attendees in front of National Life Group’s wood…

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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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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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