Maryland Offshore Wind Capital Expenditure Program - FY23

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Attention: MEA is developing its suite of programs for fiscal year 2024 (FY24). Announcements of what the programs will look like will be posted as programs are designed and rolled out.  Please connect with us on Facebook or LinkedIn​  to receive the latest updates and future program details.​

Announcement: The Maryland Energy Administration has chosen to extend the initial program changes to account for the end of year holidays. MEA hopes this change in program deadline will allow interested applicants ample time to complete their applications to the Program.

Program Description: ​The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is providing the Fiscal Year 2023 Offshore Wind Capital Expenditure Program (the Program) to support new or existing emerging businesses entering the offshore wind supply chain in Maryland by offsetting their capital expenditure investments. 

Type of Grant Program: Non-competitive - Awarded on a First-Come First-Serve Basis for
Qualifying Proposals

Extended Application Deadline:  February 1, 2023; or until all grant funding has been awarded.

Program Budget: The Program has a total budget of $1.6 million for FY23. MEA may increase or decrease the Program budget at its sole discretion and without notice. MEA calculates grant awards as 50 percent of the total project costs. Grant awards may not exceed $400,000. Applicants must contribute at least 50 percent of the total project costs as matching funds or in-kind services.

Note: MEA encourages applicants to use the application template, however use of the application template is not required. Applicants who use the provided application template will not be given an advantage over those who do not.

Program Documents:
FY 2022 Offshore Wind Grant Report Documents:


For questions, suggestions, or more information, please contact Samuel Beirne or Emma Stoney via email at or phone at (410) 537-4000. Information submitted to MEA by postal mail may have processing delays and we encourage emails and phone calls when possible. ​​

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Reporting and Invoicing for Existing Grantees


FY 2022 Offshore Wind Grant Reporting Documents

  • Attachment C - Quarterly Progress Reports
  • Attachment D - Final Report

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