FY23 Low Income Solar Grant Program

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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.

Program Documents:

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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