Energy

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Garrett County Commissioners Welcome MD-PACE
The Garrett County Commissioners recently passed a resolution enabling property and business owners in the county to take advantage of Maryland’s Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program.
Solar Co-Op Meeting Set for July 26th
Come learn how you can save money while going solar at your home or business!
Solar Saturday Event to be Held in Friendsville
A Solar Saturday event will be held at the Mountain Hollow Health Food Store in Friendsville on July 23rd from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Public Feedback on Economic Impacts of Shale Gas Development on Tourism Solicited Via Survey
Public feedback on the economic impacts of shale gas development on tourism, second home and real estate values, and outdoor recreation in Garrett County is being solicited through an online survey.
Public Forum Scheduled on Economic Impacts of Shale Gas Development
A public forum regarding scoping efforts for a future study on the economic impacts of shale gas development on tourism, second home and real estate values, and outdoor recreation has been scheduled.
MINExpo International 2015 Scheduled
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) invites qualified Appalachian firms to exhibit at MINExpo International 2016, the premier mining and construction event, to be held September 26-28, 2016.
FireFly Farms: Award-Winning Handmade Cheese Sustainably Produced from Renewable Energy in Garrett County
FireFly Farms, producer of handmade cheeses from Mtn. MD, proudly announces the completion of a 27.72 kilowatt solar array at its cheese production facility and specialty retail store.
Reduce Your Business Costs With Potomac Edison's Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Potomac Edison offers many programs to save your business energy—and money!
Garrett County Moving Forward With Economic Impact Study of Fracking
During the Garrett County Commission meeting on Monday, Chairman Paul Edwards stated that the request for proposals for a study of economic impacts of fracking in the county will continue.
Clean Burning Wood Stove Grant Program Available
To help MD homeowners invest in clean energy, the MD Energy Administration provides grants for clean burning wood stoves to displace fossil fuel heating systems or old wood stoves.
Garrett Commissioners Urged to Undertake Fracking Study
During a public meeting held on Monday in Friendsville, the Commissioners were urged to consider conducting an economic study on the impacts of fracking.
Businesses to Discuss Fracking at Commissioners' Meeting in Friendsville
Concerned businesses in Garrett County will hold a presentation on Marcellus shale drilling in the county during the County Commissioners' publoic meeting on Monday (April 6th) in?Friendsville.
Free Energy Information Event Scheduled for March 28th
The City of Frostburg is hosting Energy Matter$ 2: $avings through Conservation & Efficiency on Saturday, March 28th, from 9 AM - Noon at Frostburg City Place, 14 South Water Street, Frostburg.
Garrett County Commissioners Form Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Advisory Group
The Garrett County Commissioners expressed concerns that proposed regulations on Marcellus shale drilling will severely limit the possibility of gas exploration and production.
Garrett County Commissioners Form Marcellus Shale Advisory Group
The Garrett County Commissioners expressed concerns that proposed regulations on Marcellus shale drilling will severely limit the possibility of gas exploration and production.