The Maryland Offshore Wind Capital Expenditure Program utilizes an online application. Click the link below to begin your application.
Offshore wind is a new clean energy industry taking root in Maryland and proposed projects should allow new or existing businesses to successfully enter the offshore wind supply chain. Proposed projects must be utilized to provide goods and services to the offshore wind industry in Maryland; however, proposed projects should be designed to serve related industries and sectors as well.
Grant funds may be used to offset capital expenditures such as:
Business expansion including relocation costs, new construction of real property, and renovations to existing real property; and,
Purchase and installation of new or manufacturer refurbished equipment at a new or existing real property(s).
Grant funds may not be used to offset capital expenditures such as:
Purchase of new or existing real property; however, the 50 percent of the total project costs provided by the Applicant as matching funds may be used for this purpose; and,
Relocation costs for the Applicants employees or personnel including, but not limited to, housing, travel, and food.
MEA anticipates the Program application and evaluation process will adhere to the following timeline:
MEA will make every effort to adhere to the anticipated timeline for the Program’s application and evaluation process; however, delays may occur that are within or outside of MEA’s control. MEA asks that all applicants plan the start dates of their proposed projects accordingly and include a reasonable amount of flexibility. MEA thanks you in advance for your patience and understanding.
The Program utilizes an online application portal called Jotform that all applicants are required to use when submitting grant applications. Please review the FY21 OSW Capital Expenditure Notice of Availability (NOA) document for a complete overview of the program including eligibility, application requirements, and general terms & conditions before submitting an application.
Click the link below to begin your application.
FY 2021 Maryland Offshore Wind Capital Expenditure Notice of Availability (NOA)
Personal Net Worth (PNW) Statement Form
Guidelines for Completing a PNW Statement
FY 2020 Offshore Wind Grant Report Documents
FY 2019 Offshore Wind Grant Report Documents
FY 2018 Offshore Wind Grant Report Documents
MEA has compiled a number of useful resources that will help you understand the basics of wind energy, deployment of small & community scale wind projects, Maryland’s offshore wind developments, and how you can plan a career in the wind energy industry.
Land Based Wind
Wind Energy Resources
Maryland Department of Commerce Financial Incentives for Businesses
Maryland Offshore Workforce Development Grant Program
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Maryland Governor's Grants Office
For questions, suggestions, or more information, please contact Samuel Beirne via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at (410) 913-5793 (mobile). Information submitted to MEA by postal mail may have processing delays and we encourage emails and phone calls when possible.
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