Author: MCGB Staff Published: 4/20/2023 MCGB
- Next Board of Directors Meeting
- Celebratory Events
- Register Now for Green Bank Market Series Session
- Educating the Public on Green Bank Programs
- Online Resources and Events
- Join the Conversation on Social Media
Date: April 26, 2023
Time: 1:30 pm- 4:30 pm Location: In- Person; 155 Gibbs St Rockville, MD; 4th Floor conference room
The Montgomery County Green Bank will be holding a Board of Directors Meeting on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 1:30 pm- 4:30 pm. The public may attend in person in the 4th floor conference room at 155 Gibbs St in Rockville, MD. We appreciate an RSVP in advance to email@example.com. View the meeting agenda.
See below for more details on recent celebratory events.
Governor Moore Joins Seneca Village 2.18 MW Solar Rooftop Event
On Wednesday, April 19, the Montgomery County Green Bank hosted an event to celebrate the start of the largest rooftop solar project on an affordable multifamily property in Montgomery County at the Seneca Village Apartments. There was a high energy of enthusiasm for this model clean energy project on the rooftop of an affordable community in an Equity Emphasis Area of the County.
Maryland Governor Wes Moore, County Executive Marc Elrich, and Council President Glass joined the celebration of the 2.18 MW solar PV project at Seneca Village. Setting the stage for the project were Aaron Orlofsky of ORLO (the property owner), Lisa Walsh of Solar Energy Services, Shruti Bhatnagar of the Sierra Club, and the Green Bank team of Bonnie Norman (Chair), Tom Deyo (CEO), and Steve Morel (CIO).
See below for more details on the upcoming Green Bank Market Series
May 9: Montgomery County Green Bank Market Series Event: Clean Energy Opportunities & Challenges for Common Ownership Communities in 2023
Date: May 9, 2023
Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Rockville Innovation Center, 155 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD
Join us on Tuesday, May 9 at 4:00 pm for an insightful, in-person panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities that Common Ownership Communities (COCs) will face in the coming year.
With the implementation of new state and county laws, building energy performance standards (BEPS), and electrification requirements, COCs will be presented with a unique set of opportunities and challenges. During this discussion, we will delve into important topics such as state & local BEPS, electrification, the Inflation Reduction Act, EV infrastructure, financing strategies, and available incentives and resources.
This event is geared toward association leadership, property managers, CPAs, vendors, and attorneys that support Montgomery County’s COCs.
Refreshments will be provided. Register soon because space is limited.
The Green Bank is committed to working collaboratively with partner organizations. See below for more details on networking and outreach events
Held On March 28-29: DEP Montgomery County Energy Summit
The Green Bank participated in the 10th annual Montgomery County Energy Summit on March 28 and 29 as an event partner, exhibitor in the Innovation Alley, and host of two educational sessions.
The Green Bank’s Associate Director of Commercial & Industrial, Scott Dicke, hosted a session on their technical assistance and financing programs, highlighting that the programs aim to provide accessible financing options and expert guidance to support energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives.
The Green Bank’s Chief Investment Officer, Stephen Morel, gave a presentation on the Bank’s innovative approach to driving sustainable energy investment through channel partnerships, highlighting the collaboration with stakeholders to promote sustainability in Montgomery County.
The Green Bank’s CEO, Tom Deyo, was on the closing panel with representatives of US DOE and Pepco to discuss the tools and resources available in the County to support clean energy improvements in the County.
April 22: Montgomery County Green Fest
his year, Montgomery County is observing “Earth Month” in April with a variety of events and activities aimed at motivating people to support sustainability, conservation, and environmental protection.
Join the Green Bank at the eighth annual GreenFest, a celebration of green living, will be held at two locations. On Saturday, April 22, “GreenFest in the Gardens” will be held at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, and on Sunday, April 23, “GreenFest in the City” will be held at Marian Fryer Town Plaza in Downtown Wheaton. The Green Bank is participating in “GreenFest in the City” on Sunday. These free events are suitable for the whole family.
April 27: Solar Workshop for Faith and Community Leaders
Date: April 27, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: WorkSource Montgomery, 11510 Georgia Ave, Wheaton-Glenmont, MD 20902
Join One Montgomery Green and Montgomery County Green Bank for a joint outreach event on addressing Faith and Community leaders about solar and renewable programs! The Green Bank’s Associate Director of Renewable Energy, Jordan Taylor, will be speaking to Faith and Community leaders on addressing their communities and groups to direct them to solar and energy efficiency programs.