Building Energy Transition Implementation Task Force

The Climate Solutions Now Act of 2022​ requires that MDE create the Building Energy Transition Implementation Task Force. The Task Force shall recommend programs, policies, and incentives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from​ the buildings sector including through the following ways: 
·         A plan for funding the retrofit of covered buildings to comply with Building Energy Performance Standards
·         Incentives for electrification projects 
·         Commercial tax credits or direct subsidy payments for decarbonization projects 
·         Incentives through EmPOWER and other state programs for electrification 
·         Low-income household holistic retrofit targets 
·         Heat pump sales targets 
·         On-bill, low-interest financing    
The Task Force is required to provide a report to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2023.  MDE intends to launch the Task Force in the first half of 2023.
Contact:, Climate Change Program manager

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Meeting dates a​nd times are subject to changes. Marylanders are invited to attend and time is set aside at all meetings for public comments.​

  • June 29 (1-3 pm)
  • ​July 27 (1-3 pm)
  • August 24 – 1pm-3pm​​
  • ​September 28 (1-3 pm)
  • October 12 (2-4 pm)
  • October 26 (1-3 ​pm)​
  • November 7 ( 2-4 pm)
  • November 21 (2-4 pm)
  • ​​December 7 (1-3 pm)


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