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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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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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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