David Comis Wins American Solar Energy Society Award
David Comis, Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) program manager is being awarded the Rebecca Vories Award by the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). This award honors those whose volunteer efforts on behalf of the society have significantly advanced ASES’s ability to meet its mission.
After a lengthy and distinguished 30 year career serving his country in the United States Navy, Captain David Comis (USNA ’77) Retired, joined MEA as the agency’s solar energy program manager. David also serves as a subject matter expert on nuclear power, battery storage and microgrid initiatives. In his role, David manages the Clean Energy Grant program as well as programs involving solar, and battery storage. During his time at MEA, David launched several programs to support the State of Maryland’s new Community Solar program. David frequently interacts with Maryland residents interested in installing solar technology, as well as helping contractors and businesses working to deploy solar technology across our State. David is a major asset to the state and the Maryland Energy Administration; and is committed to helping achieve the goals of his agency by promoting affordable, reliable, and clean energy for the benefit of all State residents. David received a citation from Governor Hogan on September 25, 2018.
In 1993, the ASES established this award to recognize special contributions to the Society. The name of the award was changed in 1996 to honor the memory of Rebecca Vories, one of the Society’s most tireless and valuable volunteers.