Animal Waste to Energy Grant Program

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is not running a FY 20 Animal Waste to Energy Program however MEA is funding an Animal Waste to Energy Program at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, click here for details.  ​




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MEA will provide grants to selected grantees to install animal waste to energy projects.  

The program is open to businesses, government agencies, and non-profits in Maryland.  

The total amount available for the AWE Grant Program for State Fiscal Year 2019 is up to $6,000,000 dollars. Two AOI’s will be made available in FY19. Area of Interest One (AOI I) will target pilot or on-farm scale projects with capacities of less than 2MW. Up to $4,000,000 will be made available for AOI I with a 40 percent cost-share required by the applicant.  Area of Interest Two (AOI II) will target community or regional scale projects with capacities of greater than 2MW. Up to $2,000,000 will be made available for AOI II with a 50 percent cost-share required by the applicant.

Applications will be evaluated competitively according to evaluation criteria set forth in the Funding Opportunity Announcement.   

In addition to the Program Application, supporting documents are also required. Please be sure to review the Funding Opportunity Announcement and the Application so that you submit a complete application package.



Important Documents



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Program Timeline

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Please contact Garry Aime, Energy Program Manager, Biomass if you have any questions.
Garry Aime


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