The Maryland Energy Administration is pleased to announce that the
Maryland Smart Energy Communities (MSEC) Program for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) is
now open. The FY20 program budget is
$860,000 and will be divided between new communities and existing MSEC communities. Funding is available for energy efficiency,
renewable energy and transportation projects.
The deadline for both the New Community
Application and the Existing Community Application is December 20, 2019 MSEC_FY20_Deadlines_FINAL.pdf.
Click here: MSEC_FY20_Public_Announcement_FINAL.pdf for detailed information on
program eligibility, requirements, and additional information.
For more information, contact Maryland Energy Administration regarding MSEC by e-mail at MSEC.MEA@Maryland.gov or by phone at 410-537-4000.
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The goal of the Maryland Smart Energy Communities program is to support local governments as they adopt smart-energy policies and commit to them for the long term. Communities will benefit from sustained reduction of energy usage, cost savings, and additional opportunities for renewable energy development.
Becoming a Smart Energy Community will result in:
The MSEC Grant Program is available to all incorporated towns, cities, and counties in Maryland. Communities that apply for the program and commit to meeting the three deliverable requirements may receive funding based on availability. Full project funds are made available only when communities complete the deliverables as specified by MEA.
For FY20, up to $860,000 total is available: $475,000 for Energy-Efficiency projects, up to $300,000 for Tier 1 Renewable Energy projects, and up to $85,000 for Transportation projects. Funding will be divided between both existing and new MSEC communities.
Questions? See: MSEC_FY20_FAQ_FINAL.pdf for answers.
For more information, contact us via e-mail at MSEC.MEA@Maryland.gov or by phone at 410-537-4000.
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