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MCEC Enters Procurement and Technical Support MOU to Assist Baltimore County with Meeting Energy and Sustainability Goals

Earlier this month, MCEC entered into a Procurement and Technical Support MOU with Baltimore County to assist with increasing the County’s ability to evaluate, prioritize and meet energy and sustainability goals. MCEC offers neutral third party technical and financing capability to help partners implement energy measures efficiently, and has the capacity to facilitate procurement as…

Commission, Activists Aim to Improve Environmental Justice in Maryland

It’s a straightforward concept but covers a long and hefty list of issues. Environmental justice is defined simply as the right of all people – regardless of race, color, national origin or income – to enjoy equal levels of environmental protection. But consider the range of conditions that can undermine that equality: industrial facilities that…

Now Hiring – Marketing Program Assistant

The Marketing Program Assistant supports the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) in the delivery of its mission. This position provides technical and administrative assistance to Directors, as well as other office personnel, and assists with communication, outreach, and event logistics. The position requires response to inquiries and calls from industry stakeholders and the public. View…

Open RFP & Bid Opportunities with MCEC

The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) has two open requests for proposals. Audit Services MCEC seeks proposals from qualified firms to audit MCEC’s financial statements for a three-year period beginning with the 2022 fiscal year ending June 30, 2022. Proposals are due May 6, 2022. View RFP for Audit Services MDPACE Program Loan Officer MCEC…

Session Summary Report: MCEC Policy Watch 2022

Maryland’s 188 State Representatives opened the 444th Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly with COVID-19 protocols. While relaxed from the previous gathering of legislators, adjustments to floor sessions and committee hearings continued with presiding officers convening their members in person with pro-forma sessions held frequently during the early weeks. The Chambers offered designated seats…

$10.3M Energy Performance Contract Moves Morgan State University Closer to Master Plan Sustainability Goals

MCEC and Siemens Support MSU Efforts to Reduce Energy Consumption at Hughes Stadium and Key Campus Facilities Morgan State University (MSU) continues to accelerate its efforts to develop and implement a comprehensive campus-wide master energy and sustainability plan. Through a partnership with the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC), MSU recently closed a $10,343,339 tax-exempt Energy…

New Clean Energy Advantage Loan Program offers Maryland residents convenient and affordable financing for home energy improvements

Low-cost, Maryland PSC approved, program offers loans with 0% financing for 12 months, and reduced interest rates. Maryland residents now have a new option for financing home energy improvement projects. The Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Montgomery County Green Bank have launched the Clean Energy Advantage (CEA) Loan Program, authorized by the Maryland Public…

Share your thoughts on MD’s Advanced Energy Market

Take the 2022 Advanced Energy Market Assessment Survey to share your thoughts how the Maryland Clean Energy Center can best support Maryland’s advanced energy industry in the coming years. Your input will help to identify priorities for the development and implementation of resources, investments, policies, and partnerships as the Center continues work towards its mission…

Open Communications Intern Position – Apply Now!

MCEC is seeking an intern to support communications efforts and activities that support our mission to advance clean energy and energy efficiency products, services, and technologies as part of a specific economic development strategy for Maryland. This is a paid internship and may meet course credit requirements. Interns should be able to commit to a…

Advance Registration Ending for 2022 Legislative Reception

Join MCEC, special guests, and legislators for the 2022 Legislative Reception on Thurs, Feb 17 – hybrid event, with luncheon in Annapolis Register now, before ticket sales to attend on-site close on Thursday, February 10. A limited number of virtual tickets will remain available through next week, but advance registration is required. This hybrid format…