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Posts Tagged ‘Biomass’

Maryland Energy Data Point – Clean-Burning Wood and Pellet Stoves

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is launching a new blog series entitled, “Maryland Energy Data Points” to explore how energy initiatives are impacting the lives of Marylanders.   Helping Maryland homeowners replace electric, non-natural gas fossil fuel heating systems or old wood stoves with  efficient, approved wood and pellet stoves  …Learn more

Maryland Energy Administration Announces New Commercial Biomass Feasibility Study

by Garry Aime, Program Manager The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) announces a new Commercial Biomass Feasibility Study to gauge interest in wood energy systems at governmental, institutional, commercial, and industrial facilities (e.g., schools, hospitals, campuses, commercial buildings) in Maryland. This is a competitive grant with awards of up to $15,000  …Learn more

Celebrating Maryland’s Newest Food to Waste Energy Plant

by Kaymie Owen, CMP, Communications Manager Earlier this week, the Maryland Energy Administration joined BTS Biogas Srl/GmbH, and Maryland Environmental Service to commemorate BTS’s first U.S. food waste-to-energy plant. This public-private partnership will also result in up to a $40 million investment and bring new jobs to Howard County. The project will take food  …Learn more

BTS Bioenergy Awarded $500,000 Dollar Combined Heat and Power Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jahmai Sharp-Moore | 443-694-3651 Baltimore, MD – Today the Maryland Energy Administration announced that BTS Bioenergy will receive a $500,000-dollar Combined Heat and Power (CHP) grant to aide in the construction of a new bioenergy facility. BTS Bioenergy, headquarter in Italy, will build their first U.S. facility  …Learn more

Maryland Energy Administration Road Trip: Summer 2016

by Kaymie Owen, CMP, Communications Manager The MEA did not take a vacation this past summer but we did complete an incredible road trip out on the Eastern Shore on the way to the Maryland Association of Counties Summer Conference (#MACoCon).  We visited two amazing state grant recipients helping to  …Learn more

Wood Stove Grants Bolster Business and Improve Energy Savings on the Lower Shore

A similar wood stove improved energy savings and home comfort for Eden resident Stephen Payne had a new Quadra Fire pellet stove installed in his home this month thanks in part to a grant from the Maryland Energy Administration’s Clean Burning Wood Stove Grant Program.

A Greener Future Ahead for Edmonston

Through MEA’s new Smart Energy Communities Program and a previous USEPA grant, the small town of Edmonston, Maryland proudly continues to make tremendous strides towards a sustainable future. In 2009, work began to transform Edmonston’s main residential street, Decatur Street, into a one of the greenest streets in the region.

Maryland Farms Sprout into Energy Savings

Thanks to the Kathleen A.P. Mathias Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program, 17 Maryland farms are contributing their part to save energy and decrease their energy bills. From Hunting Creek Fisheries in Frederick County, to Hillcrest Nursery in Carroll County, all the way to Harborview Farms in Kent County, Maryland agricultural producers  …Learn more