Sustainabli Wins a $1,000 prize from the Maryland Department of Commerce at Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator Pitch Event

Clean energy innovators, business leaders, and government supporters celebrate MEIA’s 2024 Cohort. Sustainabli was named the Grand Prize winner of the pitch competition during the Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator (MEIA) 2024 Pitch Competition Finale, held on June 13. Four Startup Teams showcased their innovative clean energy products or services for a panel of esteemed judges.…

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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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EPA Intends to Make $62M Grant Award to Maryland

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Maryland Solar for All Program (MSFAP) will enable low-income and disadvantaged communities to deploy and benefit from solar. The Maryland Solar for All Program (MSFAP) is among a group of 60 applicants selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to receive funding under the $7 billion Solar for All grant competition for states, territories,…

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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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$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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