Kathleen A. P. Mathias Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program

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The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is no longer running a stand-alone agriculture energy program. Agriculture buisness owners can apply for grants under the Commerical Industrial & Agricultural (CI&A) Grant Program.  

Information on this page is for historical reference​​​.

Historical Information Only


​What is the program?

Expanding energy efficiency measures for agriculutre businesses in Maryland. 

  • ​​​​​​Cost effective energy projects are eligible for funding.
  • Projects must be cost effective, with a total simple payback 15 years or less.​



Additional Information

This program was dedicated in the memory of Kathleen Arlee "Kathy" Petry Mathias of Ocean City, who passed away Aug. 15, 2011 after a battle with cancer. The wife of Maryland State Senator James N. Mathias Jr., Kathy was an inexhaustible advocate for Maryland's Eastern Shore and its farming community. Energy efficiency support for Maryland agriculture businesses continues under the Commerical Industrial & Agriculture (CI&A) grant. ​