Vice President Harris Announces Inflation Reduction Act Provisions at Coppin State University

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MCEC staff, board, and advisory council members were in attendance at Coppin State University (CSU), earlier this month, to hear Vice President Kamala Harris share details about provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act that will combat climate change and create a stronger clean energy economy. Anthony Jenkins, President of Coppin State University, opened the program…

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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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The Future of Offshore Wind in Maryland

Maryland Deems Offshore Wind a Vital Role in Fighting Climate Change Offshore wind is a renewable resource capable of providing U.S. coastal states with abundant amounts of energy. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory estimates U.S. offshore wind can have more than 4,200 gigawatts of capacity. For comparison, the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant produces up to 1.79 gigawatts (1,790 megawatts). The…

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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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Wood Energy Educational Site Visits in New Hampshire

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MCEC recently hosted an educational site visit to showcase thermal 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. The trip to New Hampshire featured tours at various facilities, including greenhouses, public schools, state government buildings, manufacturing…

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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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Support the 2023 Legislative Reception

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A limited number of event sponsorships available, now. Your support demonstrates the diversity and reach of the energy industry sector in Maryland to policymakers. Sponsorships support MCEC Policy Watch activities and related initiatives. Download the Event Sponsorship Prospectus The 2023 MCEC Legislative Reception will be held on February 23, from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM,…

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