Maryland News

The following news clips highlight Maryland involvement in recent renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and list in chronological order. Here you can scroll through of stories dating back to 2003. Alternatively, you can search state energy news by state and topic.

March 26, 2014

Energy Department Invests $17 Million in Clean Energy Small Businesses

The Energy Department awarded $17 million in Small Business Innovation Research projects to help small businesses in 13 states develop prototype technologies that could improve manufacturing energy efficiency, reduce the cost of installing clean energy projects, and generate electricity from renewable energy sources. More

December 4, 2013

Energy Department Awards $4 Million for State Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department awarded nearly $4 million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public institutions, local governments, and industrial sectors. More

November 26, 2013

Thirteen States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy Efficiency, Save Money

Building on the Obama Administration's efforts to double energy productivity by 2030 and help communities save on energy bills, the Energy Department today awarded nearly $4 million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public institutions, local governments, and industrial sectors. More

November 13, 2013

Massachusetts Ranked Most Energy-Efficient State: ACEEE

For the third year in a row, Massachusetts topped the annual American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. More

October 30, 2013

Eight States Plan for 3.3 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2025

Governors from eight states—California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont—announced a groundbreaking initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads in their states within a dozen years. More

April 10, 2013

New Database Shows Benefits of Energy Efficiency Programs

The Energy Department recognized a new publicly available database that offers federal, state, and local decision-makers information documenting the results of energy-efficiency programs in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. More

January 9, 2013

Energy Department Awards $10 Million to Develop Advanced Biofuels

The Energy Department announced more than $10 million to five projects in California, Maryland, Texas, and Washington that will develop new technologies to convert biomass into advanced biofuels and bioproducts. More

October 17, 2012

Massachusetts Again Tops State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts topped the list of energy efficient states for the second year, according to a report released by the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. More

July 26, 2012

Maryland Breaks Ground on State's Largest Solar Power Project

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley broke ground recently for a 160-acre solar farm project that will be the state's largest solar energy project, producing 20 megawatts of electricity. More

July 5, 2012

Administration Makes Major Advances in Energy Efficiency Access

The Obama Administration announced that 36 new members have joined the Better Buildings Challenge. More

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