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Manta Biofuel Wins MEIA Pitch Event

Manta Biofuel Wins $1,000 prize from Maryland Department of Commerce at Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator Pitch Event Owings Mills-based Manta Biofuel was named the Grand Prize winner of the pitch competition during the Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator (MEIA) 2021 Pitch Competition Finale, held on June 16. The virtual event was the culmination of months of…

Advanced Energy Market Assessment Summary

MCEC is assessing the needs of the energy industry to better understand what resources, investments, policies, and partnerships the instrumentality may work to provide in the coming years. This summary report reflects the compiled data received from MCEC Advisory Council Members, clean energy stakeholders, newsletter subscribers, and partners.  View Report

Now Hiring! Wood Energy Coordinator

The Wood Energy Coordinator will lead the development and implementation of the comprehensive design, financing and project management program at the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) that accelerates the adoption of modern wood energy systems in all jurisdictions of Maryland, to include promotional, marketing, planning and development work in joint cooperation with the Maryland Department…

Connect with MCEC’s Fall Speaker Series

Plug yourself and your organization into this professional development program, designed to connect speakers and stakeholders, with a focus on current events in the evolving energy economy. The webinar programs will be held on select Tuesdays and Thursdays during September and October, and will cover a broad range of topics and feature special guest speakers.…

Benjamin Rupert Joins MCEC as Energy Project & Procurement Manager

MCEC welcomes Ben Rupert as our new Energy Project and Procurement Manager, to expand the technical support and procurement services made available to consumers seeking to develop, build, finance, own and operate clean energy and energy efficiency systems, infrastructure, and technologies. Ben brings more than 15 years of experience developing, creatively financing, and implementing clean…

Creating Energy with Waste – The RNG Story

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, the parent company of Elkton Gas, working with local governments and industries has identified an innovative energy option that would provide a sustainable, environmentally-friendly supply of renewable natural gas (RNG) while also creating a sustainable solution to local waste management. Across the globe and in several U.S. states, turning organic waste, like…

Now Hiring! Energy Project & Procurement Manager

Use your skills and experience to help transform the energy economy and combat climate change in Maryland! The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) is seeking an Energy Project & Procurement Manager to provide a combination of project management and technical engineering with support skills and services to promote sustainable, renewable and clean energy, and sustainability projects. View…

MCEC Welcomes Steven Cowan as New Chief Investment Officer

With the recent hire of Steven Cowan as its new Chief Investment Officer, the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) team includes a seasoned executive skilled in facilitating access to capital and structured financing for energy projects. Mr. Cowan is a veteran corporate finance professional with over 20 years of work in the energy and renewables…

Share your thoughts on the Advanced Energy Market in Maryland!

The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) is assessing the needs of the energy industry to better understand what resources, investments, policies, and partnerships the instrumentality may work to provide in the coming years. A report of the aggregate data collected from the Advanced Energy Market Assessment Survey will be posted to our website this spring.…

2021 Policy Watch is Underway

The Maryland Clean Energy Center is on the watch to keep you informed about public policy decisions made by the General Assembly this session, with the potential to impact the energy sector in our state! MCEC staff monitors activity in the Maryland General Assembly, looking for legislation relevant to our mission and your interest in…