FY24 Community Solar LMI-PPA Grant Program

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***FY24 COMMUNITY SOLAR LMI-PPA PROGRAM OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS***

Program Description: ​This program provides funding to Community Solar Subscriber Organizations to offset costs associated with Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) enabling clean energy to be offered to Low-to-Moderate Income (LMI), overburdened, and underserved communities at lower cost.

Program Purpose: Providing greater cost savings and expanding access to the Community Solar Pilot Program for Maryland's LMI, overburdened, and underserved communities.

Type of Program: Competitive – Statewide

Program Application Deadline: 3:00 P.M. EST, Thursday, February 29, 2024

Anticipated Program Budget: Approximately $3,000,000​ from the Strategic Energy Investment Fund (SEIF). However, this amount may be increased based on the quality and quantity of applications received. Some of the potential additional funding is geographically restricted. Individual grants cannot exceed $500,000 for any given project. For more information, please see the Funding Opportunity Announcement below.

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For more information, contact MEA regarding the Community Solar LMI-PPA Grant Program by email at david.comis@maryland.gov or by phone at 410-537-4064 to speak with David Comis, the MEA program manager.

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