MARYLAND ENERGY ADMINISTRATION

DEFUNCT UNITS


ADMINISTRATION
Renamed Finance and Administration in 2011.

CLEAN ENERGY
Renamed Energy Programs Division in March 2014.

CLEAN ENERGY GRANTS & VOUCHERS
Under Clean Energy, abolished in March 2014.

COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL DEEP RETROFITS
Under Energy Programs Division, renamed Commercial and Industrial Energy Programs.

COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMS
Under Energy Efficiency, renamed Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency under Energy Programs Division in March 2014.

DATA ANALYSIS
Under Energy Policy, Planning and Analysis Division.

DISTRIBUTED GENERATION
Under Commercial and Industrial Programs.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & ENERGY FINANCE
Under Energy Policy, Planning and Analysis Division.

EMPOWER MARYLAND PROGRAMS
Under Energy Policy, Planning and Analysis Division.

ENERGY CONSERVATION
Under Energy Market Strategies, renamed Economic Development and Energy Finance under Policy, Planning and Analysis Division in March 2014.

ENERGY EDUCATION
Under Residential Programs, abolished in 2003.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Abolished in March 2014.

ENERGY MARKET STRATEGIES
Renamed Policy, Planning and Analysis Division in March 2014.

ENERGY POLICY, PLANNING & ANALYSIS DIVISION
Energy Policy, Planning and Analysis Division originated as Planning and reformed as Regulatory Strategies and Planning in 2010. It was renamed Energy Market Strategies in 2011, became Policy, Planning and Analysis Division in 2014 and reformed as Energy Policy, Planning and Analysis Division in 2015.

The Division oversaw Data Analysis; Economic Development and Energy Finance; EmPOWER Maryland; Grid Resiliency; and the On-Ramp Program.

Disbanded.

FARM AUDITS & INCENTIVES
Under Energy Programs Division, reorganized as Agriculture and Low- and Moderate-Income Community Grants.

GAME CHANGERS & RESEARCH
Under Energy Policy, Planning and Analysis Division.

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS & COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION
Renamed Government Affairs and Policy Division.

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS & COMMUNICATIONS
Renamed Government Affairs and Communications Division in March 2014.

GRID RESILIENCY TASK FORCE
Chair: Abigail R. Hopper, Esq, Governor's Energy Advisory

Appointed by Governor's Energy Advisor: David Beugelmans, J.D.; Michael J. Fischer; Jerry T. Hughes; Barney Krucoff; Kevin M. Lucas; Kenneth J. Mallette; Kenneth M. Miller; Sandra Patty; Nicolas Puga; Matthew Raifman; Merwin R. Sands; David St. Jean; Malcolm D. Woolf.

In July 2012, Governor's Energy Advisor was asked to work with specified State agencies in studying ways to strengthen Maryland's electric distribution system (Executive Order 01.01.2012.15). For that purpose, Grid Resiliency Task Force was convened. Its findings and recommendations were submitted to Governor on Sept. 24, 2012.

INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMS
Under Energy Efficiency, renamed Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Abolished in Jan. 2003.

LEGISLATION & POLICY
Renamed Government Relations and Communications in July 2011.

MARKETING & EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Formerly under Residential Programs, renamed Communications and Marketing and transferred to Legislation and Policy.

MARYLAND COUNTIES ENERGY COUNCIL
Last met in 1998.

MARYLAND OFFSHORE WIND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Staff: Ross Tyler (443) 694-3077; e-mail:
ross.tyler@maryland.gov

Chair (chosen by Governor): Zenita Wickham Hurley, Special Secretary of Minority Affairs

Appointed by Governor: Elizabeth J. Burdock; Richard Cerkovnik, Ph.D.; Eugene M. DeLoatch, Ph.D.; Donald E. Engel, Ph.D.; Armin Peter Jakob Forster; Joseph Gaskins; Paul R. Haberlein; Benjamin F. Hobbs, Ph.D.; Theis Jorgensen; Lance Lucas; Renee C. Sprow; Stanley W. Tucker. Terms expire 2014.

Appointed by Senate President: Brian J. Feldman; Stephen S. Hershey, Jr.

Appointed by House Speaker: two vacancies.

Ex officio: Kevin Christopher Clark, designee of Secretary of Business & Economic Development; Devon L. Dodson, Acting Director, Maryland Energy Administration.

In June 2013, Maryland Offshore Wind Business Development Advisory Committee was authorized (Chapter 3, Acts of 2013).

Committee made recommendations to Maryland Energy Administration on most effective use of Maryland Offshore Wind Business Development Fund, also established by this statute. Recommendations included specific information on maximizing opportunities for emerging businesses in Maryland, including minority-owned businesses, to participate in offshore wind industry.

Committee's initial recommendations were completed in Dec. 2013, and updates were submitted in Dec. 2014.

Authorization for Committee ended after submission of its final report.

NET ZERO ENERGY SCHOOLS & LOW- TO MODERATE-INCOME PROGRAMS
Under Energy Programs Division.

PLANNING
Renamed Regulatory Strategies and Planning in 2010.

POLICY, PLANNING & ANALYSIS DIVISION
Renamed Energy Policy, Planning and Analysis Division.

REGULATORY STRATEGIES & PLANNING
Renamed Energy Market Strategies in July 2011.

RENEWABLE ENERGY
Renamed Clean Energy in 2008.

RENEWABLE ENERGY GRANTS
Under Clean Energy, in March 2014, renamed Residential and Commercial Clean Energy Grants under Energy Programs Division.

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL RENEWABLE CLEAN ENERGY GRANTS
Under Energy Programs Division.

RESIDENTIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Under Energy Efficiency, renamed Residential Programs and Training under Policy, Planning and Analysis Division in March 2014.

RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS & TRAINING
Under Energy Policy, Planning and Analysis Division, renamed Maryland Smart Energy Communities.

SOLAR & WIND GRANTS PROGRAMS
Under Energy Programs Division, renamed Solar Programs.

SOLAR PROGRAMS
Under Energy Programs Division, renamed Solar Programs and Grid Resiliency.

STATE AGENCY LOAN PROGRAM & SOLAR SCHOOLS
Under Renewable Energy, renamed State Agency Loan Program and Solar Grant Programs in July 2006.

STATE GOVERNMENT ENERGY EFFICIENCY & ENERGY ASSURANCE
Under Energy Programs Division, renamed State Buildings and Energy Code.

TRANSPORTATION BIO-FUELS & CLEAN PRODUCTION PROGRAMS
Under Energy Programs Division, renamed Transportation Bio-Heat and Clean Production Tax Credits.

WIND PROGRAMS
Under Energy Programs Division, renamed Wind Programs and Game Changers.

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