Attention Counties: Maryland Smart Energy Communities Grant Applications Due February 16, 2017

MSECThe Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is pleased to announce the Maryland Smart Energy Communities (MSEC) program for fiscal year 2017 (FY17). The FY17 program budget is intended to be $1.6M to be divided between new and existing MSEC communities; with $725K for eligible energy efficiency initiatives and $855K for eligible renewable energy and transportation projects.

Please click here for detailed information on program eligibility, requirements, and additional information.

Note: Beginning in FY17, the MSEC Grant Program will no longer consider Low-to-Moderate Income Projects. Communities with eligible projects must submit a separate application to the Clean Energy Communities Low-to-Moderate Income Grant Program. Please visit this page for more information:

MSEC Application DEADLINE: The deadline for both the MSEC New Community Application and the deadline for the MSEC Existing Community Application is due no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, February 16, 2017.

For more information, contact Maryland Energy Administration regarding MSEC by e-mail at or by phone at 410-537-4000.