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Celebrating National Bioenergy Day

Today is the 5th annual National Bioenergy Day. You may ask yourself, what is bioenergy?  We are so glad you asked. What is Bioenergy? “Bioenergy” is use of any organic material, such as forest thinnings, residues, agricultural waste or urban wood waste, to generate heating, cooling and/or electricity. Bioenergy is responsible for sustaining tens of thousands of jobs, many of them in rural ... Read more

2017 Day of Service

Maryland’s Day to Serve Initiative, gives all state employees four consecutive hours of paid leave to take part in a volunteer activity of their choice at any time from September 10 to October 10. As part of Day to Serve. The Maryland Energy Administration is proud to participate in events that benefit our community. This year, MEA partnered with the nonprofit, Civic Works, ... Read more