Maryland Energy Extension

Welcome to the Maryland Energy Extension (MEE) Website! MEE is a University of Maryland Extension program providing unbiased and research-based information related to energy conservation, energy efficiency and clean energy technology. Our mission is to help facilitate sustainable energy decisions for agricultural producers, landowners, businesses and residents throughout Maryland.

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    Energy 101

    Making informed decisions about energy requires understanding where energy comes from (energy source) and how it is used (energy demand). Explore energy efficiency measures and small renewable energy technologies for home, farm, and ranch.

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    Farm Energy

    Maryland's agricultural community is uniquely positioned as both a significant consumer of energy, greatly impacted by rising costs, and a potential producer of energy, including solar photovolatics, wind (small and large), biofuels, and more.

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    Farm Solar

    Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are compatible with many agricultural operations. Explore various applications and aspects of solar PV to help make informed decisions on whether a PV system would be a good fit and investment for your farm.

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    Home Energy

    Many homeowners and renters in Maryland are interested in reducing energy costs and increasing energy independence through energy conservation, energy efficiency and clean energy.

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    Tools and Resources

    Keep up to date on energy-related news in Maryland. Explore various tools and resources to help you assess your energy use and to discover options for financing and developing your project.