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Maryland’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard, An Insider’s Perspective – What You Should Know

Tyler Anderson Butler, Esq. MEA Energy Policy Manager original post date, January 2017   Maryland adopted the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) in 2004. The implementation of this program is accomplished through the creation, transfer, and retirement of renewable energy credits (RECs). A REC is a commodity that represents the renewable attributes associated with the production of one megawatt-hour of electricity generated using eligible ... Read more

Maryland Energy Administration Helping Florida Residents with Hurricane Michael Recovery

Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has sent staff to support emergency services and recovery efforts for the State of Florida after landfall of Hurricane Michael. Florida has requested personnel to relieve members of the State Fuels Operation (ESF 12-Fuels) for 24-hour staffing. MEA staff will respond to life supporting critical emergency fuel requests from October 11 – October 18. ... Read more

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