FY23 Low Income Solar Grant Program
Program Description: During Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23), the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) will support the design and installation of solar energy systems for a limited number of Low Income (LI) households that have received an energy audit and weatherization-type energy efficiency upgrades funded through MEA’s Low-to-Moderate Income Energy Efficiency Grant Program. MEA anticipates issuing awards to current or prior Low-to-Moderate Income Energy Efficiency Grant Program grantees to enable solar on the rooftops of LI households living in single-family homes. The Program will fund up to 100% of the solar photovoltaic (PV) system design and installation cost, up to $25,000 per home.
Program Purpose: Through this pilot program, MEA aims to gain insight into best practices for deploying solar to households described in §9–20B–05(i) of the State Government article.
Type of Grant Program: Competitive Grant Program
Eligible Applicants: Non-proﬁt organizations and local governments that have received an award from MEA’s FY18 – FY23 Low-to-Moderate Income Energy Efﬁciency Grant Program.
Application Deadline: Tuesday November 15, 2022 by 5:00PM EDT
Anticipated Program Budget: $1,000,000
Prior to submitting an application, please review the Funding Opportunity Announcement below. Application instructions are outlined in this funding opportunity.
For more information, contact MEA regarding Low Income Solar Grant Program by email at
Abigail.Antonini@Maryland.gov or by phone at 410-371-6381 to speak with Abigail Antonini, the MEA program manager.
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