Project Sunburst to Assist State and Local Governments with Solar Panel Installment

Governor O’Malley announced that 21 government entities will receive funding through Project Sunburst to fund solar installations on 32 government buildings.  Project Sunburst, administered by the Maryland Energy Administration, is funded through federal stimulus dollars and state proceeds from a regional greenhouse gas tax.   Grants are being awarded to selected government entities at a rate of $1,000 per kilowatt (kW) on photovoltaic (PV) systems installed on public buildings. provides more coverage of Project Sunburst and other energy related initiatives.

Project Sunburst recipients are listed below:

Name County Size (KW)
Maryland Aviation Administration BWI Airport Anne Arundel 500
Anne Arundel Community College Anne Arundel 500
Anne Arundel Co Combined Support Svcs Complex Anne Arundel 500
Department of General Services Anne Arundel; Balt City; Howard; Cecil 520
MD DOT NW Bus Facility Baltimore 500
Coppin State University Baltimore 500
City of Baltimore Convention Center Baltimore City 500
Maryland Port Authority Marine Terminal Baltimore City 500
Carroll Community College Carroll 500
Frederick Co Public Schools Frederick 500
Garrett Co Public Schools Garrett 500
Harford Co Public Schools Harford 452
NMWDA Howard Co Landfill Howard 462
Howard Community College Howard 500
NMWDA Montgomery Co Transfer Station Montgomery 307
UM College Park Comcast Center Prince George’s 630
Prince Georges Co Govt Prince George’s 350
Saint Mary’s Co Public Schools Saint Mary’s 497
Talbot County Community Center Talbot 500
Washington Co Public Schools Washington 444
City of Salisbury Fire Station Wicomico 500
Total: 21 Awardees 10.2 MW

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