News and Events
The following is a list of upcoming seminars and workshops to help Maryland Green Registry members maintain their commitment to strong, proactive environmental management. Please also check the newsfeed in the right margin of this page for new tools, reports and websites designed to support improvements in environmental performance. Send information on your upcoming event to email@example.com to be included here as well as in the Maryland Green Registry Members LinkedIn Group.
ENERGY STAR Webinars (Ongoing): Learn about Energy Star and Portfolio Manager programs through these free webinars. Registration is required.
To register, go to: https://esbuildings.webex.com/mw3000/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=esbuildings
February 17, 2017: Deadline for Data Center Energy Efficiency Pilot Program Applications. Learn more here.
February 18-20, 2017: Maryland tax-free weekend for certain ENERGY STAR products. More Info here.
March 7, 2017: Maryland Offshore Wind Industry Breakfast: Meet Deepwater Wind and US Wind, Baltimore, MD
April 19-21, 2017: 4th Annual International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF)
Annapolis, MD, Register | Sponsor | Exhibit
April 1 - 26, 2017: Application period for Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards
June 14, 2017: Maryland Green Registry Annual Membership and Awards Event.
June 14, 2017: Look for the Leak Prize Drawing Entries due.
September 25-27, 2017: WASTECON at the Baltimore Convention Center. Enter the Look for the Leak contest to be eligible for a free registration.
Discounts on stormwater practices for Baltimore area businesses: The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy has a grant to install best management practices (BMPs) including rain barrels, bayscapes, rain gardens, and microbioretention gardens at a 50 -80% discount to business properties in Bird River, Middle River, Tidal Gunpowder, watersheds. Learn more here.
Webinars on Potomac Edison's Energy Efficiency Programs, Every Thursday, 1-2 pm:. Information and application assistance for businesses located in Allegany, Washington, Frederick and Garrett Counties. Details here.
Green Events Baltimore: This site tracks events around Baltimore aiming to keep the green community connected, educated and inspired.
Annapolis Green: This organization also keeps a calendar of local and statewide events.
U.S. Green Building Council Maryland: This organization offers educational and networking events, as well as training for credential maintenance. See upcoming events here.
Technical Assistance News:
Stay Tuned! MDE received a grant from EPA in August 2016 to 1) offer the "Greening Your Business" program to Maryland Green Registry members, 2) provide waste reduction assistance to food processors, 3) place a pollution prevention engineering intern with a manufacturer in the summer of 2017, and 4) support the Maryland Green Registry.
Regional Manufacturing Institute Energy Efficiency Program: Maryland manufacturers in the BGE Service area may be eligible to participate in a program targeting energy efficiency opportunities. New groups are forming now. Click here for more information.
Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund
This fund will invest $250,000 annually over a three-year period in Maryland-based startup companies with innovative technologies that may help improve air and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay area. For more information, go to http://www.mtech.umd.edu/funding/cbsc/index.html
Maryland Green Registry Wins National Award
The Maryland Green Registry was awarded the Most Valuable Pollution Prevention (MVP2) by the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable. The award recognizes outstanding and innovative pollution prevention projects and programs that demonstrate measurable results and optimization of available project resources. See article.