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Posts Tagged ‘Maryland Smart Energy Community’

Maryland Smart Energy Communities Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

During Clean Energy Week MEA launched the Maryland Smart Energy Communities Program (MSEC) for FY22.  Now in its 10th year, the MSEC program is open to any incorporated town, city, municipal or county government in Maryland. The program supports​ local governments as they adopt smart-energy policies and commit to them  …Learn more

Amazing Maryland Smart Energy Communities Grant Awards $750,000 To Save Energy For 137 Homes. Is your Town listed?

By Briggs Cunningham, Energy Program Manager The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is pleased to announce awards for the Maryland Smart Energy Communities (MSEC) grant program for fiscal year (FY) 2021. More than $750,000 will be distributed to 16 grantees to assist in funding 22 energy projects that will result in significant  …Learn more

Town of Upper Marlboro Purchase First Electric Vehicle with Plans for Expanding EV Chargers

ELECTRIC VEHICLE, WILL ALSO INSTALL CHARGING STATIONS Reposted from Upper Marlboro press release from May 19, 2021 The Town of Upper Marlboro has purchased its first fully electric vehicle that will be assigned to the Town’s code compliance officer who handles property standards issues and assists the Town police with  …Learn more

Frostburg Police Introduce All Electric Chevy Bolt to The Fleet

Reposted from Frostburg City Police Department Facebook page April 28, 2021 The Frostburg City Police Department recently introduced a brand new 2020 Chevrolet Bolt into its fleet of patrol vehicles. This is the first fully electric police vehicle in the area. The vehicle was obtained through the new fleet leasing  …Learn more

Strategic Energy Investment Fund Powers Valuable State Energy Programs Supporting Clean Energy Advancement and Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Earlier this month, MEA launched a new blog series entitled, “Maryland Energy Data Points” to explore how energy initiatives are impacting the lives of Marylanders. Most of the funding for MEA programs comes from the Strategic Energy Investment Fund (SEIF) which MEA administers. SEIF funds enable meaningful state energy programs  …Learn more

Maryland Energy Data Point – Maryland Smart Energy Communities

Communities that prioritize smart energy have lower utility bills and decreased fuel expenses. These savings can be reinvested into the community’s infrastructure, buildings or programs to benefit all residents. Maryland Smart Energy Communities (MSEC) program helps communities achieve long term, sustainable energy goals via energy efficiency, renewable energy development and  …Learn more

Frederick County Revs Up New Electric Buses with Help from the Maryland Energy Administration

Frederick County has just completed a multi-year effort, utilizing grant funds from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) via the Maryland Smart Energy Communities (MSEC) grant program, and bringing  four fully-electric transit buses into service. Frederick County received a total of $248,500 from the MSEC program during the fiscal years 2016  …Learn more

City of Cumberland Builds Success on Energy Savings

Cumberland is a participant of the Maryland Energy Administration’s (MEA) Maryland Smart Energy Communities (MSEC) program which encourages local governments to adopt long term, smart-energy policies.  Cumberland became a MSEC participating local government in 2015 and received an award of $45,000 to undertake lighting and HVAC retrofits at its city  …Learn more

Maryland Smart Energy Communities Program Celebrates Four Years and Five New Participants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jahmai Sharp-Moore | 443-694-3651 Baltimore, MD –Governor Larry Hogan today announced awards for the FY2017 Maryland Smart Energy Communities (MSEC) Program grant program. A total of 26 communities will receive $1.169 million dollars in grants via the Maryland Smart Energy Communities grant program this year. Since the  …Learn more