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Geothermal Working Group Update

The next Geothermal Working Group meeting will be this Friday September 2nd at 11am. Past meeting information can be found here. The link to the upcoming meeting is here.

MEA Awards $960,000 for Public Facility Solar Projects

Baltimore, MD — The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) today announced 16 projects were awarded a total of $960,578 for the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Public Facility Solar Grant Program. Funding for these projects supports the installation of solar arrays on existing infrastructure, such as parking lots or rooftops, for public institutions.   …Learn more

Maryland Energy Administration Announces New Funding for Microgrids and Resiliency Hubs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jahmai Sharp-Moore | 443-694-3651 Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) today announced new funding for microgrids, resilient facility power systems, resiliency hubs, and other distributed energy resource (DER) systems that bring affordable, reliable and sustainable energy to Maryland communities and organizations sensitive to power disruption.  In fall  …Learn more

Maryland Resiliency Hubs: Open Invitation to Help Neighborhoods

Resiliency Hubs provide sustained power to residents in the event of an electric grid failure.  The newest grant from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) provides $5 million dollars in funding to help groups complete resiliency hubs serving low-to-moderate income residents. This grant is an open invitation to any local government  …Learn more

MEA Grants Help Clean Energy Communities and visionary artists

For Baltimore’s American Visionary Art Museum, replacing the HVAC chiller to the 15-year-old exhibition building was a critical fix. Besides cooling its more than 100,000 annual visitors, the museum is responsible for the preservation of a vast collection of visionary art. Katie Adams, the museum’s Director of Development, identifies the  …Learn more

MEA helps synagogue become one of the first solar congregations in Maryland

The Adat Shalom synagogue in Bethesda, Maryland has always been the center of an ecologically-minded congregation. The community there posts on its Repairing the Earth Blog, works with Greater Washington Interfaith Power and Light, and has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency‘s Congregation Award for excellence in energy efficiency.

Nationally recognized car wash goes solar with no up front costs

The addition of solar paneling to the iconic College Park Car Washpushes this local small business into the future. It also means noticeable monthly savings for Dave Dugoff, owner of the self-serve wash. Through a partnership with budding finance company Skyline Innovationsand a $4,469 grant from the Maryland Energy Administration,  …Learn more

Wind turbine system transforms country home into “green” dream house

Skeptics of clean energy’s impact should consider Henry and Nancy Maier, the Allegany County couple who converted a charming, three-story farmhouse into their very own “green” paradise. The couple’s fully operational wind turbine system generates enough energy to power their 2,500 square foot residence with energy to spare.

Baltimore office building earns “High Performance Building Award”

After installing $1 million worth of energy efficiency upgrades, Seiberlich Traneacknowledged the One North Charles high-rise in downtown Baltimore with a “High Performance Building Award.” The aging office building had been in need of improvements for some time, and the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) helped make the project possible by  …Learn more

MEA Provides Energy Upgrades for Residents of Prince George’s County

United Communities Against Poverty (UCAP) is the official Community Action Agency for Prince George’s County. The agency is dedicated to providing assistance for individuals and families whose quality of life has been negatively impacted by poverty, unemployment, homelessness, crime, and inadequate public health services.


As recounted to Tamara Toles O’Laughlin by Dean Fisher Last week went along as any other does in MEA’s Low-to-Moderate Income (LMI) Grant Program replete with Summertime site visits to grantees, and phone calls with auditors on any number of matters. As such, It might have been just one more  …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.

Prince George’s County Community Harnesses the Power of the Sun

MEA Director, Abigail Ross Hopper stands on the roof of University Park Elementary School with her daughter. Director Hopper is an alumna of the school and spoke at the solar array dedication on October 19, 2013.

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

Making Homeownership Affordable and Green on the Eastern Shore

Habitat for Humanity Choptank turns funds from the Maryland Energy Administration’s EmPOWER Clean Energy Communities Low-to-Moderate Income Grant Program into affordable, energy efficient home ownership opportunities on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.


The Maryland Energy Administration’s 2014 Mathias Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program grant to South Mountain Creamery is helping the farm meet its goal of being “totally green by 2015.” They are on track to reaching their goal in a cost effective and environmentally friendly way! The farm implemented several energy efficiency  …Learn more