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Hello, home and building performance industry leaders! BPA is collecting success stories across all states to showcase all of the great things our industry does on a daily basis. We would like to hear from you on what you and your company have accomplished. We also encourage you to recognize someone else in the industry…

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New Report Shows EE Jobs are on the Rise

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The largest clean energy sector for jobs, efficiency employs more than 2.16 million Americans. Now with the release of Energy Efficiency Jobs in America by E4TheFuture, you can see details on workers, businesses and more for each state. Click Here to View the Report › A stronger EE workforce is coming. Historic federal investment via…

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December 2022 – Maryland Policy Update

Maryland BPA State Update - December 2022

BPA tracks the latest policy updates and legislative issues in many states across the nation. See the latest policy information for Maryland as of December 2022. Disclaimer: Inclusion of any bills/regulations in this state policy update does not equate to BPA’s endorsement. While the Maryland Legislature is out of session until January of 2023, the…

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November 2022 – Maryland Policy Update

Maryland BPA State Update - November 2022

BPA tracks the latest policy updates and legislative issues in many states across the nation. See the latest policy information for Maryland as of November 2022. Disclaimer: Inclusion of any bills/regulations in this state policy update does not equate to BPA’s endorsement. At the end of September, the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) announced the launch…

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October 2022 – Maryland Policy Update

Maryland BPA State Update - October 2022

BPA tracks the latest policy updates and legislative issues in many states across the nation. See the latest policy information for Maryland as of October 2022. Disclaimer: Inclusion of any bills/regulations in this state policy update does not equate to BPA’s endorsement. The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has established a new Electrification Study Work…

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Senator Van Hollen’s HOPE for HOMES Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act

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The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes the most significant action our nation has undertaken tocombat the climate crisis. This legislation will reduce carbon emissions by roughly 40 percent by 2030while spurring green energy investments, creating jobs, and reducing costs for Americans. Thelegislation includes key provisions from Senator Van Hollen’s HOPE for HOMES legislation, whichwill…

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Efficiency First Maryland (EF-MD) & BPA Applaud Maryland Lawmakers for Listening, Taking Action and Extending the EmPOWER Program

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HPC applauds Maryland lawmakers for extending the EmPOWER Maryland energy efficiency program. Under the current plan, EmPOWER Maryland has helped consumers save more than $4 Billion on electric bills, avoiding the construction of three to five new power plants in Maryland and helped to create hundreds of small businesses in the energy efficiency industry sector.…

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Policymaker Education Day in Annapolis, Maryland & the Benefits of the EmPOWER Program

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Efficiency First Maryland (EF-MD) and Building Performance Association Hosted a Policymaker Education Day in Annapolis Maryland Highlighting the Economic Development Benefits of the EmPOWER Program Two days ago, over twenty Efficiency First Maryland members, small businesses, and contractors, visited 37 legislative offices in Annapolis demonstrating the significant number of Maryland jobs that are supported through…

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