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Maryland Energy Administration Opens Application Window for FY24 Resilient Maryland Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tim Zink | 443-758-7344 Incentives help install systems to provide emergency services and power critical buildings during outages, also fuel jobs training throughout state BALTIMORE – The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) today opened the fiscal year 2024 (FY24) funding round for its award-winning Resilient Maryland Program, which  …Learn more

Maryland Energy Administration Extends Application Deadline for AOI 3: Resiliency Hubs of FY23 Resilient Maryland Program

Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is now accepting applications for the reopened Area of Interest (AOI) 3: Resiliency Hubs of its FY23 Resilient Maryland Program. As the impacts of climate change continue to worsen, communities will continue to feel the negative effects at an increasing pace. This  …Learn more

Maryland Energy Administration Awards Frostburg State University $750,000 to Develop Microgrid: Students, Staff, and the Broader Community to Benefit During Emergency Situations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jahmai Sharp-Moore | 443-694-3651 Frostburg, MD – Today the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) announces a key step forward in bolstering Maryland’s resilience to energy disruptions. Frostburg State University (FSU), located in Allegany County, has been awarded a $750,000 grant from MEA’s Fiscal Year 22 (FY22) Resilient Maryland Capital  …Learn more

Expanding Microgrid and Resiliency Hub Opportunities for Maryland – MEA Announces Round 2 Recipients of its Award-winning Resilient Maryland Grant Program

Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is pleased to announce that three awardees have been selected from the second round of its FY22 Resilient Maryland Planning Program, a national recognized program recently receiving a 2022 State Leadership in Clean Energy (SLICE) Award by the Clean Energy States Alliance  …Learn more

$750,000 Awarded to Two Organizations Through Maryland Resiliency Hub Grant Program

Baltimore, MD —Today the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is announcing $750,000 in awards to build new solar plus energy storage resiliency hubs, one in Baltimore City and the other in Prince George’s County. Each of these resiliency hub projects will be able to isolate from the grid when it’s down and  …Learn more

MEA Announces FY22 Resilient Maryland Award Winners, Opens Second Round of Planning Funds

Baltimore, MD – Today the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is pleased to announce nearly half a million dollars in awards issued from its FY22 Resilient Maryland preconstruction planning program, and that it is reopening the FY22 program for a second round of funding with applications due by 5:00 P.M. EDT  …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

Clean and Resilient Buses in Brookville: MEA Helps County Meet Energy Goals

Agency Issues $300,000 Grant for Microgrid at Brookville Bus Depot Brookville, MD – The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is leading the way once again in clean energy innovation. The groundbreaking for a microgrid to power the Brookville Bus Depot fleet took place on Thursday, September 2, 2021 as part of  …Learn more

MEA’s Resilient Maryland Returns to Push the Envelope on Distributed Energy: FY22 Program Now Accepting Applications

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is pleased to announce that the Fiscal Year 2022 Resilient Maryland Program is now open for applications. This program provides competitive grants to support concept development, feasibility analysis and preconstruction planning for microgrids and other distributed energy resources (DERs) designed to benefit a wide variety  …Learn more

Maryland Energy Administration Announces the FY22 Resiliency Hub Grant Program

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is pleased to announce the opening of the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Resiliency Hub Grant Program on July 21, 2021. The Program provides funding to solar/microgrid developers for costs incurred in the development and construction of solar plus energy storage systems to serve as “Resiliency  …Learn more

Resiliency Hub Provides Safe Haven in Blackouts for Montgomery County Low and Moderate Income Residents

St. Jude Regional Catholic School, located in Rockville, has expanded their services to the community through vital energy upgrades to become a resiliency hub.  A resiliency hub provides community support in the event of a blackout due to a weather emergency or natural disaster by powering key equipment with clean,  …Learn more

Housing Initiative Partnership, Pepco and Emera Technologies Awarded $200,000 Grant by the Maryland Energy Administration for Innovative Microgrid Community in Fairmount Heights

Public-private partnership will bring transformative microgrid technology to new low-to-moderate income residential construction project in Prince George’s County Baltimore, MD The Housing Initiative Partnership (HIP), a green nonprofit affordable housing developer based in Prince George’s County, along with Pepco and Emera Technologies, have been awarded a $200,000 grant from the  …Learn more

Maryland Energy Administration Awards $3.3 Million for Energy Efficiency and Resiliency Projects

Grants Enable Maryland Businesses and Communities to Avoid Power Disruptions Baltimore, MD –Today the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) announced $3.3 million in grant funding for fiscal year (FY) 2021 Combined Heat and Power (CHP) grants enabling eight Maryland organizations to maximize energy efficiency, decrease carbon emissions and maintain services during  …Learn more

Maryland Announces Plan for Electric Grid of the Future

Rethinking Maryland’s development of distribution system planning is essential for the development of a flexible and customer-centric grid FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jahmai Sharp-Moore | 443-694-3651Tori 443-829-9111 February 11, 2021 – Baltimore, MD – Today marks the conclusion of a two-year initiative hosted by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)  …Learn more

A Dog’s Tale of Resilient Energy in Maryland

Learn how one Maryland business partnered with the Maryland Energy Administration to incorporate clean, renewable energy, plus energy storage to eliminate power outages. See the full webinar here. See how your organization can utilize our suite of resilient energy grants: Resilient Maryland, Resiliency Hub, Combined Heat and Power, Parking Lot  …Learn more

Combined Heat and Power Grant Receives Enormous Response

FY21 Program Approaches Full Subscription Two Months Early Last December, Governor Hogan joined MEA for a tour of the Baltimore Washington Medical Center’s CHP system, see more here.  The fiscal year 2021 (FY21) cycle of the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) grant from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has seen  …Learn more

Exploring Maryland Solar Energy Programs

By David Comis, Solar Energy Program Manager The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has multiple funding and technical assistance opportunities for immediate deployment of commercial-scale solar projects. This article briefly discusses solar programs that should be of interest to cities, counties, and solar developers alike. Public Facility Solar Grant Program New  …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

Montgomery County Amplifies Sustainability with Two Energy Resilience Microgrids

by Kaymie Owen, CMP, Communications Manager Montgomery County has developed an advanced microgrid at its public safety headquarters and correctional facility that will improve the resiliency of government operations, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, upgrade existing aging electric infrastructure without capital expenditure and control energy costs. This project is partially funded  …Learn more