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MCEC is Hiring!

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 a dynamic Director of Finance to manage a division and be part of a team of talented, passionate individuals with shared focus on implementing new green bank financing models, including…

Become a Policy Watch Webinar Sponsor

MCEC is hosting six virtual discussion sessions from January to April, 2021, as part of our annual Policy Watch activities. Engaged stakeholders can participate in any or all to better navigate through a legislative session facing unprecedented challenges for health and safety, and economic revitalization. MCEC will monitor and report to the legislation that has the potential…

Siemens to Support Campus-wide Energy Efficiency and Generation Plan for Morgan State University

The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) has recommended Siemens as the vendor selected for the contract award as the result of a Request for Qualifications managed by MCEC on behalf of the Morgan State University (MSU). Issued on September 14, 2020, the request launched a highly competitive procurement process, designed to select one Energy Services…

Announcing the 2021 Advisory Council

A diverse group of energy professionals appointed to MCEC’s Advisory Council for 2021 The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) has appointed 53 individuals to serve on its 2021 Advisory Council. The Council draws input from collaborative groups to advise MCEC in achieving its mission. Members are consulted to help determine priority actions related to finance,…

Now Accepting Applications for MCEC’s 2021 Advisory Council

The MCEC Advisory Council draws input from collaborative groups to direct activity related to finance, outreach & education, policy & legislation, advancing innovation, and measuring impacts as related to the MCEC mission and market expansion for advanced energy. Applications for appointments to the 2021 Advisory Council are due on Friday, November 6, by 5:00 PM…

Announcing the 2020 MCEC Speaker Series

The Maryland Clean Energy Center is charging up for a series of timely and informative webinars! 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 series will run on from September 3 through November 5, 2020,…

MEIA to Host Pitch Event Finale for Cohort 1

Join MCEC and the Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator (MEIA) on June 23, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM, for the Cohort 1 Finale Event. This virtual event is the culmination of 5 months of work by teams participating in the Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator’s inaugural cohort. Three Startup Teams will pitch to a panel of judges…

Now Accepting Policy Intern Applications

MCEC is seeking an intern to support legislative activities and events during the 2020– 2021 academic year, for approximately 10-24 hours per week. This is a paid internship and may meet course credit requirements. All candidates must be enrolled in an educational program at a Maryland university or community college. Reliable transportation is required. MCEC’s…

Small Business Federal Disaster Relief Assistance

A message from MCEC’s Executive Director, Kathy Magruder – In light of the actions we are all taking to limit interaction and spread of the COVID-19 virus, we recognize the challenges your energy efficiency and renewable energy businesses are facing and the difficult decisions that you are making during this national crisis. With the passage…

Commemorating a Century of Women

Guest Article by Barbara Tyran (Women’s Council on Energy & the Environment) from the March 2020 edition of the MCEC Currents 2020 is an exciting year for US women, as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. As President of the Women’s Council on…